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  COST OF LIVING OVERVIEW
  

Our cost of living indices are based on a US average of 100. An amount below 100 means Gulf Shores, Alabama is cheaper than the US average. A cost of living index above 100 means Gulf Shores, Alabama is more expensive.

Overall, Gulf Shores, Alabama cost of living is 97.60.

  COST OF LIVINGGulf Shores, AlabamaUnited States
  Overall  98100
  Grocery  99.6100
  Health  88100
  Housing  98100
  Utilities  101100
  Transportation  97100
  Miscellaneous  98100
  COST OF LIVING COMMENTS
  
Enjoy the Sunshine
Gulf Shores offers many sunny days, compared to the rest of Baldwin County.... (read more)
Nothing Beats the Beach
Great place to live, relax, unwind. Perfect climate, atmosphere and... (read more)
Okay, where's the paradise? This is Paradise Islan
I know that there are a few people out there that would just as soon throw rotten tomatoes at me for saying what I’m about to say, but I hate, hate, HATE living in Gulf... (read more)
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  GENERAL COMMENTS
  
vacationville
Just because you enjoy your vacations here does not mean you will like living here. During the summer the town is full of tourists. During the winter it's full of... (read more)
Welcome to Paradise!
We retired here from Houston 6 years ago. We found Gulf Shores by accident, as the fact that Alabama HAS a coast is not widely known! It is "land locked" unlike most... (read more)
Enjoy the Sunshine
Gulf Shores offers many sunny days, compared to the rest of Baldwin County.... (read more)
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