Fort Novosel

Cost of Living


  • Cost of Living Index: 87.9
  • Groceries: 98.2
  • Housing: 70.1
  • Utilities: 100.7
  • Transportation: 92.7
  • Health: 91.2
  • Miscellaneous: 94.3

Alabama has the third-lowest cost of living in the country, with an index of 87.9. Alabama has the second-lowest housing prices, behind Mississippi. The typical single-family home in Alabama sells for $170,184, while a two-bedroom apartment costs $807 a month. While utilities and groceries are close to the national average, Alabama's health and transportation costs are among the lowest in the nation.

Family of four living is $80,777, just below the median income of $80,845. Poverty rates in Alabama are high, with 15.6% of residents living at or below the poverty line.