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Overall 33%
Goods & Services 6%
Housing 104%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects 2019 and was released from C2ER in January, 2020; this is the most current data available.
The cost of living index is based on a national average of 100. For example, if the cost of living is 90, then it is 10% lower than average. If the cost of living is 110, then it is 10% higher than average. The breakdown for each index is as follows: goods & services (33%), groceries (13%), health care (5%), housing (30%), transportation (9%) and utilities (10%). If the cost of living data was unavailable for this city, estimates based upon nearby cities were used.
IndexTybee IslandGeorgiaNational
Cost of living13394100
Goods & Services10697100
Groceries10399100
Health care9997100
Housing20486100
Transportation9697100
Utilities10593100

Key findings

  • The cost of living in Tybee Island is 43% higher than the Georgia average
  • The cost of living in Tybee Island is 33% higher than the national average
  • Tybee Island housing is 104% higher than the national average
  • Georgia general sales tax is 21% lower than the national average
  • Georgia state income tax is 59% lower than the national average

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      Median Income & Debt-To-Income Ratio

      Median IncomePer YearPer MonthMax Budget (28% DTI)Max Budget (36% DTI)
      Owners$96,786$8,066$2,258$2,904
      Renters$0$0$0$0

      Georgia Sales Tax

      StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
      Georgia4%8%

      Georgia Income Tax

      StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
      Georgia1%5.75%

      Goods & Services

      ItemTybee IslandNational avg.Difference
      Haircut $18.50$17.495.8%
      Beauty Salon $60.00$38.1757.2%
      Toothpaste $2.13$2.328.2%
      Shampoo $0.90$1.0111.1%
      Movie $10.00$10.726.8%
      Bowling $15.00$13.868.2%

      Groceries

      ItemTybee IslandNational avg.Difference
      Ground Beef $3.99$3.902.3%
      Fried Chicken $1.42$1.401.7%
      Milk $2.01$1.962.4%
      Potatoes $3.49$3.189.6%
      Pizza $9.69$10.396.8%
      Beer $9.82$9.236.4%

      Health Care

      ItemTybee IslandNational avg.Difference
      Optometrist $157.50$106.3448.1%
      Doctor $107.50$115.256.7%
      Dentist $99.00$98.380.6%
      Ibuprofen $8.86$9.264.3%
      Lipitor $413.48$466.4711.4%

      Housing

      ItemTybee IslandNational avg.Difference
      Home Price $434,300.00$184,700.00135.1%
      Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,474.06$1,273.3215.8%
      Apartment Rent $1,238.00$949.0030.5%

      Transportation

      ItemTybee IslandNational avg.Difference
      Gasoline $2.58$2.590.4%
      Tire Balancing $45.00$48.908.0%

      Utilities

      ItemTybee IslandNational avg.Difference
      All Electricity$181.91$167.608.5%
      Phone $181.06$163.4210.8%
      Although the cost of living data is updated regularly, this cost of living information is to be used as estimates only as prices can change on an ongoing basis.

      Nearby cities with low cost of living

      City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
      Savannah, GA144,71794-6%
      Montgomery, GA4,22296-4%
      Thunderbolt, GA2,60696-4%
      Wilmington Island, GA15,0051055%
      Whitemarsh Island, GA6,92211111%
      Tybee Island, GA3,06813333%

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      City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
      Wallburg, NC3,06893-7%
      Mount Healthy Heights, OH3,06889-11%
      Pine City, MN3,06795-5%
      Ocean Grove, NJ3,06915151%
      Weston Lakes, TX3,06913838%
      Tybee Island, GA3,06813333%
      Source: The Tybee Island, GA cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2019.