Macon, GA Cost of Living

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Macon cost of living score
Less expensive
23.7% lower
than the US average
19.3% lower
than the Georgia average
Macon, Georgia gets a BestPlaces Cost of Living score of 76.3, which means the total cost of housing, food, childcare, transportation, healthcare, taxes, and other necessities is 23.7% lower than the U.S. average and 19.3% higher than the average for Georgia.

Macon, GA

Housing costs in Macon?
A typical home costs $141,200, which is 58.2% less expensive than the national average of $338,100 and 54.2% less expensive than the average Georgia home, at $308,200. Renting a two-bedroom unit in Macon costs $960 per month, which is 32.9% cheaper than the national average of $1,430 and 33.3% cheaper than the state average of $1,280.

Can I afford Macon?
To live comfortably in Macon, Georgia, a minimum annual income of $27,000 for a family, and $33,200 for a single person is recommended.

What does A.I. say about Macon?
Macon, Georgia offers an excellent quality of life combined with budget friendly living options; median house prices rest near $125K while monthly rent for a one-bedroom apartment usually hovers between $800 - 950 based on location or building type chosen. Necessities like food and utilities have been estimated to remain very similar to those nationwide wheres taxes tend to be among some of lowest anywhere in the Peach State .
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Over 1 years ago

Macon is great, the thing I like about Macon is it's just an extension of Atlanta, like you wouldn't know the difference. The politics are the same, the people are the  More

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I moved to Macon seven years ago and have found the people to be welcoming, the restaurants wonderful, the downtown vibrant and so many activities to get involved with.   More

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Over 3 years ago

Macon is a perfect example of what Southern whites most feared in the 50-60s when there was the big push to bus blacks in to vote. The expected disaster occurred and is  More

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