Cost of Living in Dalton, GA

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$1660
$3679
🛋️ Without rent
$739
$2287
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$921
$1392
🍽️ Food
$560
$1456
🚐 Transport
$51.8
$138
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1938
😀 Quality of life
58
🏙️ Population
34.4K

The average cost of living in Dalton is $1660, which is in the top 25% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 2278th out of 9294 in our global list, 1938th out of 2202 in the United States, and 39th out of 47 in Georgia.

The median after-tax salary is $1938, which is enough to cover living expenses for 1.2 months. Ranked 5429th (TOP 58%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 2032nd best city to live in the United States, and 47th most liveable city in Georgia. With an estimated population of 34.4K, Dalton is the 1311th largest city in the United States.

✈️ Closest airport 36 km Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport (Lovell Field)
😷 Air quality Moderate 12.4 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 5600 Dalton State College
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Prices in Dalton

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.94
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$59.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.24
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.92
 Cappuccino
$4.22
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.43
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1089
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$630
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1609
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$993
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$150
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$228
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$48
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.12%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$815
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2539
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.2
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$56.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$14.9
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.02
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.81
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.75
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.49
🥚 Eggs, x12
$4.47
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.1
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$24.3
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$19.1
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.41
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.3
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.59
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.19
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.11
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.98
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.33
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.08
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.94
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.86
🚬 Cigarette pack
$7.02
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$8.35
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.99
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$3.68
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.91
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$13.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$110
💇 Haircut, simple
$16.6
👖 Brand Jeans
$41
👟 Brand Sneakers
$64.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$655
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$9043

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