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Cost of Living

Click the tabs below to learn more about the cost of living in Morgan County, Alabama.

  • Low Cost of Living

    Metropolitan Area (MSA)Composite IndexGrocery ItemsHousingUtilitiesTrans-
     portation 
    Health-
    Care 
    Misc
    Goods &
    Services 
    Decatur, AL 84 97 59 96 89 81 96
    Huntsville, AL 87 95 67 97 87 92 98
    Birmingham, AL 95 95 86 103 98 100 99
    Atlanta, GA 106 98 113 85 102 109 111
    Jackson, MS 83 100 66 86 79 103 87
    Chattanooga, TN 92 99 88 88 92 98 92

    Nashville, TN

    96 98 93 94 99 92 98

    Source: Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) (National Average = 100)   

  • Low Taxes

     Property TaxSales Tax
    Decatur 45.3 mils 9%
    Falkville 42.4 mils 9%
    Hartselle 39.4 mils 9%
    Trinity 42.4 mils 9%
    Rural Morgan County 37.4 mils 7%

    Property tax will vary from $320.40 to $405.50 for a house value at $100,000, depending on its location in Morgan County.

  • Our State personal income tax is capped at 5%.  Corporate state income tax is capped at 6.5%. Retired Federal Income is exempt from state tax in Alabama.


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