South Bend, Indiana vs. Atlanta, Georgia

Cost of Living Comparison

A salary of $45,000 in South Bend, Indiana should increase to $65,640 in Atlanta, Georgia (assumptions include Homeowner, no Child Care, and Taxes are not considered. Click here to customize.)

- Overall, Atlanta, Georgia is more expensive than South Bend, Indiana
- Median Home Cost is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
- Median Home Cost is 125% more expensive in Atlanta.
Cost of Living IndexesSouth Bend, INAtlanta, GADifference
Overall Index: Homeowner, No Child care, Taxes Not Considered75109.445.9% more
Food & Groceries89.698.810.3% more
Housing (Homeowner)29.4112281.0% more
Median Home Cost$161,900$364,300$202,400 (125.0% more)
Utilities89.6103.615.6% more
Transportation77.2122.758.9% more
Health93.598.85.7% more
Miscellaneous9399.87.3% more
100 = US Average. (Below 100 means cheaper than the US average. Above 100 means more expensive.)

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