Athens-Clarke County, GA Cost of Living

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Athens-Clarke County cost of living score
Less expensive
12.4% lower
than the US average
7.3% lower
than the Georgia average
Athens-Clarke County, Georgia gets a BestPlaces Cost of Living score of 87.6, which means the total cost of housing, food, childcare, transportation, healthcare, taxes, and other necessities is 12.4% lower than the U.S. average and 7.3% higher than the average for Georgia.

Athens-Clarke County, GA

Housing costs in Athens-Clarke County?
A typical home costs $280,500, which is 17.0% less expensive than the national average of $338,100 and 9.0% less expensive than the average Georgia home, at $308,200. Renting a two-bedroom unit in Athens-Clarke County costs $1,030 per month, which is 28.0% cheaper than the national average of $1,430 and 24.3% cheaper than the state average of $1,280.

Can I afford Athens-Clarke County?
To live comfortably in Athens-Clarke County, Georgia, a minimum annual income of $53,640 for a family, and $36,400 for a single person is recommended.

What does A.I. say about Athens-Clarke County?
Athens-Clarke County is situated in Georgia and provides an inexpensive cost of living when compared to other areas in the US. The median home value runs from approximately $147,500 to over $200,000; but those on lower incomes should have no problem finding more attractive housing options near them. Basic groceries come out at around three hundred forty nine dollars each month while utility bills for a 915-square-foot apartment usually amount to just under one hundred forty dollars each month depending on usage and provider rates. Athens-Clarke County also contains many recreational attractions such as parks, retail outlets and entertainment venues that everyone can enjoy throughout the year.
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Over 1 years ago

Athens is really a jewel hidden in & of itself. This place had so much stuff; it's constantly changing. They have city transit. They're expanding the highway and  More

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I absolutely love Athens, Ga. I grew up traveling the world, the first place that I have ever lived in for more than 5 years in a row was Athens, Ga. I cam here in 96  More

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The "Old South" is alive and well, thing about Baptists is they look like real people. Also come late Spring several religious groups feel they have the right to knock  More

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