Atlanta, Georgia gets a BestPlaces Cost of Living index of 113.3, which means the total cost of housing, food, child care, transportation, health care, taxes, and other necessities is 13.3 percent higher than the U.S. average and 19.9 percent higher than the average for Georgia.
A typical home costs $364,300, which is 7.7 percent more expensive than the national average of $338,100 and 18.2 percent more expensive than the average Georgia home, at $308,200. Renting a two-bedroom unit in Atlanta costs $1,730 per month, which is 21.0 percent more than the national average of $1,430 and 26.0 percent more than the state average of $1,280.
To live comfortably in Atlanta, Georgia, a minimum annual income of $69,840 for a family, and $61,600 for a single person is recommended.
Our cost of living indices are based on a US average of 100. An amount below 100 means Atlanta is cheaper than the US average. A cost of living index above 100 means Atlanta, Georgia is more expensive.
Atlanta cost of living is 113.3