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Cost of Living

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

Mobile, Alabama cost of living is 83.90.

Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
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  COST OF LIVINGMobile, AlabamaUnited States
  Overall  84100
  Grocery  100.6100
  Health  86100
  Housing  58100
  Utilities  106100
  Transportation  92100
  Miscellaneous  98100

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I've lived all over the world and by far Mobile is the worst place only second to a 3rd world country. This place is stuck in 1950 southern ignorant racial... (Read More)



Not a Fan

This is not an attractive or desirable place to live. We moved here in 2007, and frankly, we can't wait to move. Once we're close to break-even on our house or we work... (Read More)



Seven-year Overview

Moved here for business reasons and to try some change...but unkowingly, right into the teeth of the financial crisis and a serious, perspective is a bit... (Read More)



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