Warner Robins cost of living index

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. If the amount is below 100, it is lower than the national average. If the amount is above 100, it is higher than the national average. The breakdown for each index is as follows: goods and services (33%), groceries (13%), health care (5%), housing (30%), transportation (9%) and utilities (10%). In the event that the cost of living data was unavailable for this city, estimates based upon nearby cities were used.
IndexWarner RobinsGeorgiaNational
Cost of living9194100
IndexWarner RobinsGeorgiaNational
Goods & Services10497100
Health care9497100

Key findings

  • The cost of living in Warner Robins is 3% lower than the Georgia average
  • The cost of living in Warner Robins is 9% lower than the national average
  • Warner Robins housing is 30% lower than the national average
  • Georgia general sales tax is 21% lower than the national average
  • Georgia state income tax is 55% lower than the national average

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      Median Income & Debt-To-Income Ratio

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      The percent of monthly income spent on housing can be a good indicator of the affordability of housing in Warner Robins, GA, as well as the overall cost of living. As a general rule of thumb, the debt-to-income ratio (DTI) for homeowners or renters should be not more than 28 percent of gross income to be spent on housing related costs and not more than 36 percent of income on all expenses, including debts. The median income for Warner Robins homeowners, is $61,250. This would allow for a maximum of $1,429 per month to be spent on housing costs. For renters, the median monthly income is $31,694 which would result in a maximum of $739 to be spent on rental costs.

      Georgia Sales Tax

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      Goods & Services

      ItemWarner RobinsNational avg.Difference
      Haircut $13.00$17.4925.7%
      Beauty Salon $30.00$38.1721.4%
      Toothpaste $1.89$2.3218.6%
      Shampoo $0.89$1.0112.0%
      Movie $10.69$10.720.3%
      Bowling $5.00$13.8663.9%


      ItemWarner RobinsNational avg.Difference
      Ground Beef $3.82$3.902.0%
      Fried Chicken $1.14$1.4018.3%
      Milk $1.39$1.9629.2%
      Potatoes $3.93$3.1823.5%
      Pizza $10.99$10.395.7%
      Beer $9.49$9.232.8%

      Health Care

      ItemWarner RobinsNational avg.Difference
      Optometrist $116.00$106.349.1%
      Doctor $75.00$115.2534.9%
      Dentist $110.00$98.3811.8%
      Ibuprofen $8.38$9.269.5%
      Lipitor $444.99$466.474.6%


      ItemWarner RobinsNational avg.Difference
      Home Price $111,600.00$184,700.0039.6%
      Avg. Mortgage Payment $819.96$1,273.3235.6%
      Apartment Rent $862.00$949.009.2%


      ItemWarner RobinsNational avg.Difference
      Gasoline $2.55$2.591.6%
      Tire Balancing $45.00$48.908.0%


      ItemWarner RobinsNational avg.Difference
      All Electricity$149.29$167.6010.9%
      Phone $180.90$163.4210.7%
      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.
      Fort Valley, GA8,97584-16%
      Perry, GA15,29394-6%
      Centerville, GA7,57696-4%
      Byron, GA4,95696-4%
      Robins AFB, GA1,33711212%
      Warner Robins, GA73,26591-9%

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      Loveland, CO73,3601033%
      Dale City, VA73,38412222%
      Centreville, VA73,08413939%
      Appleton, WI73,44688-12%
      Milpitas, CA73,44718181%
      Warner Robins, GA73,26591-9%
      Source: The Warner Robins, GA cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2019.