Valdosta, GA Cost of Living


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Valdosta cost of living score
80.1
Less expensive
19.9% lower
than the US average
15.2% lower
than the Georgia average
Valdosta, Georgia gets a BestPlaces Cost of Living score of 80.1, which means the total cost of housing, food, childcare, transportation, healthcare, taxes, and other necessities is 19.9% lower than the U.S. average and 15.2% higher than the average for Georgia.

Valdosta, GA

Housing costs in Valdosta?
A typical home costs $161,300, which is 52.3% less expensive than the national average of $338,100 and 47.7% less expensive than the average Georgia home, at $308,200. Renting a two-bedroom unit in Valdosta costs $950 per month, which is 33.6% cheaper than the national average of $1,430 and 34.7% cheaper than the state average of $1,280.

Can I afford Valdosta?
To live comfortably in Valdosta, Georgia, a minimum annual income of $30,960 for a family, and $29,200 for a single person is recommended.

What does A.I. say about Valdosta?
The cost of living in Valdosta, GA is 78.5, which is below the US average cost of living of 100. This suggests that it is relatively cheaper to live in Valdosta than other parts of the country. Despite this lower cost of living, the median house value in Valdosta is still $161,300 which is close to half the national US average median home value ($338,100). Thus, those looking for an affordable place to live that still has a strong housing market should consider Valdosta as an option.
   Cost of living score
     CategoriesValdostaGeorgiaUnited States
  80.194.5100.0
  94.295.5100
  105.199.8100.0
  46.382.4100.0
  $161,300$308,200$338,100
  100.7%103.2%100.0%
  81.4105.1100.0
  92.983.8100.0

   100=National Average

   Average Rent by Bedroom Size
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Over 3 years ago

The people here are the poster children of "southern hospitality". Meaning they are snooty, passive aggressive, racist, judgemental,fake, people I've ever there is  More

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Finding a job in Valdosta is extremely hard unless you know someone! Trying to get some kind of medical insurance if your not working is even worse! There is no  More

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I LOVE THE TROPICAL RAINS HERE,AFTER ABOUT 20-30 MINUTES I GO OUT TO WASH MY HAIR, I AM VERY PRAYERFUL WHEN I DO IT, I NOTICED A LOT OF PEOPLE ARE AFRAID OF THE WEATHER.  More

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