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Cost of Living Comparison:
Columbia, South Carolina - Birmingham, Alabama

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A salary of $66,500 in Columbia, South Carolina could decrease to $53,171 in Birmingham, Alabama

Cost of Living IndexesColumbiaBirmingham
Overall90.872.6
Food102.592
Housing67.632.9
Utilities113.5102
Transportation103.686
Health101.281.7
Miscellaneous97.495.4
100=national average

  COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Birmingham is 20% cheaper than Columbia.
Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Housing is 51% cheaper in Birmingham.

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