DeKalb County, GA Cost of Living


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DeKalb cost of living score
104.8
More expensive
4.8% higher
than the US average
10.9% higher
than the Georgia average
DeKalb Geor County, Georgia gets a BestPlaces Cost of Living score of 104.8, which means the total cost of housing, food, childcare, transportation, healthcare, taxes, and other necessities is 4.8% higher than the U.S. average and 10.9% higher than the average for Georgia.

DeKalb County, GA

Housing costs in DeKalb?
A typical home costs $315,600, which is 6.7% less expensive than the national average of $338,100 and 2.4% more expensive than the average Georgia home, at $308,200. Renting a two-bedroom unit in DeKalb costs $1,550 per month, which is 8.4% more than the national average of $1,430 and 17.4% more than the state average of $1,280.

Can I afford DeKalb?
To live comfortably in DeKalb Geor County, Georgia, a minimum annual income of $60,480 for a family, and $55,200 for a single person is recommended.

What does A.I. say about DeKalb?
Living in DeKalb, GA County is slightly more expensive than the national average. According to data from 2019, the median house value in DeKalb was $315,600 which is 7.3% lower than the US average of $338,100. The cost of living in DeKalb is also higher than the national average at 104.8 compared to 100. This means that costs for housing, groceries, transportation and other living expenses will be slightly higher than most other places across the country.
   Cost of living score
     CategoriesDeKalbGeorgiaUnited States
  104.894.5100.0
  98.795.5100
  98.099.8100.0
  94.482.4100.0
  $315,600$308,200$338,100
  102.7%103.2%100.0%
  129.5105.1100.0
  104.283.8100.0

   100=National Average

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