Columbus Geor Metro Area, Georgia gets a BestPlaces Cost of Living index of 80.1, which means the total cost of housing, food, child care, transportation, health care, taxes, and other necessities is 19.9 percent lower than the U.S. average and 15.2 percent higher than the average for Georgia.
A typical home costs $160,100, which is 52.6 percent less expensive than the national average of $338,100 and 48.1 percent less expensive than the average Georgia home, at $308,200. Renting a two-bedroom unit in Columbus costs $940 per month, which is 34.3 percent more than the national average of $1,430 and 36.2 percent more than the state average of $1,280.
To live comfortably in Columbus Geor Metro Area, Georgia, a minimum annual income of $30,600 for a family, and $32,400 for a single person is recommended.
Our cost of living indices are based on a US average of 100. An amount below 100 means Columbus Metro Area is cheaper than the US average. A cost of living index above 100 means Columbus Metro Area, Georgia is more expensive.
Columbus Metro Area cost of living is 80.1