Cost of Living in Selma, AL

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Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$1752
$4133
🛋️ Without rent
$746
$2493
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$1007
$1640
🍽️ Food
$544
$1409
🚐 Transport
$64.2
$174
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3910
😀 Quality of life
60
🏙️ Population
18K

The average cost of living in Selma is $1752, which is in the top 27% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 2482nd out of 9294 in our global list, 1952nd out of 2202 in the United States, and 20th out of 34 in Alabama.

The median after-tax salary is $3910, which is enough to cover living expenses for 2.2 months. Ranked 5350th (TOP 58%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 2020th best city to live in the United States, and 31st most liveable city in Alabama. With an estimated population of 18K, Selma is the 2117th largest city in the United States.

✈️ Closest airport 60 km Montgomery Regional (Dannelly Field) Airport
😷 Air quality Good 10.2 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 7400 Selma University
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Prices in Selma

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$16.7
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$58.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$10.7
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.78
 Cappuccino
$4.92
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.2
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1061
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$765
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1687
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1321
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$119
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$183
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$63.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
6.33%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$5528
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2110
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.99
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$60.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$21.8
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.85
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.01
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$3.44
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.69
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.25
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.9
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.2
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.2
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.98
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.56
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.96
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.82
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.69
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.39
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.25
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.27
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$12
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.09
🚬 Cigarette pack
$7.68
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.56
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.78
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$3.59
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.94
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$26.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.5
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$105
💇 Haircut, simple
$16.6
👖 Brand Jeans
$48.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$84.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1044
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$18908

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