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Cost of Living Comparison:
Birmingham, Alabama - Arcata, California

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A salary of $40,000 in Birmingham, Alabama should increase to $59,064 in Arcata, California

Cost of Living IndexesBirminghamArcata
Overall79117
Food90108
Housing34171
Median Home Cost$64,100$319,600
Utilities10188
Transportation10379
Health10496
Miscellaneous95100
100=national average

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Comparison Highlights

Arcata is 48% more expensive than Birmingham.
Median Home Cost is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Median Home Cost is 398% more expensive in Arcata.

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