Mobile, Alabama gets a BestPlaces Cost of Living index of 84.1, which means the total cost of housing, food, child care, transportation, health care, taxes, and other necessities is 15.9 percent lower than the U.S. average and 0.0 percent lower than the average for Alabama.
A typical home costs $176,000, which is 47.9 percent less expensive than the national average of $338,100 and 17.8 percent less expensive than the average Alabama home, at $214,000. Renting a two-bedroom unit in Mobile costs $1,010 per month, which is 29.4 percent cheaper than the national average of $1,430 and 6.9 percent cheaper than the state average of $940.
To live comfortably in Mobile, Alabama, a minimum annual income of $33,840 for a family, and $32,400 for a single person is recommended.
Our cost of living indices are based on a US average of 100. An amount below 100 means Mobile is cheaper than the US average. A cost of living index above 100 means Mobile, Alabama is more expensive.
Mobile cost of living is 84.1