Akutan cost of living index

In the event that the cost of living data was unavailable for this city, estimates based upon nearby cities were used. Each cost of living index is based on a national average of 100. If the amount is below 100, it is lower than the national average. If the amount is above 100, it is higher than the national average.
IndexAkutanAlaskaNational
Cost of living index102130100
IndexAkutanAlaskaNational
Goods & Services index115119100
Groceries index149135100
Health care index140148100
Housing index47135100
Transportation index132124100
Utilities index121141100

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  • The cost of living in Akutan is 21% lower than the Alaska average.
  • The cost of living in Akutan is 2% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Akutan is 53% lower than the national average.
  • Alaska general sales tax is 100% lower than the national average.
  • Alaska state income tax is 100% lower than the national average.

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Median Income & Debt-To-Income Ratio

Median IncomePer YearPer MonthMax Budget (28% DTI)Max Budget (36% DTI)
Owners$24,643$2,054$575$739
Renters$24,286$2,024$567$729

Alaska Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Alaska0%7%

Alaska Income Tax

StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
Alaska0%0%

Goods & Services

ItemAkutanNational avg.Difference
Haircut $27.07$16.0968.3%
Beauty Salon $45.87$37.3322.9%
Toothpaste $4.43$2.4581.1%
Shampoo $1.53$1.0052.6%
Movie $9.00$10.2812.5%
Bowling $4.00$4.9318.9%

Groceries

ItemAkutanNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $4.10$3.807.7%
Fried Chicken $1.49$1.406.7%
Milk $2.80$2.0139.3%
Potatoes $5.46$3.0181.5%
Pizza $11.17$9.8913.0%
Beer $10.94$8.9023.0%

Health Care

ItemAkutanNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $204.28$102.16100.0%
Doctor $180.89$108.3666.9%
Dentist $125.67$92.5335.8%
Ibuprofen $10.63$9.2814.6%
Lipitor $442.34$425.823.9%

Housing

ItemAkutanNational avg.Difference
Home Price $95,700.00$184,700.0048.2%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,700.63$1,202.4441.4%
Apartment Rent $338.00$949.0064.4%

Transportation

ItemAkutanNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $3.07$2.2436.6%
Tire Balancing $57.17$46.2923.5%

Utilities

ItemAkutanNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$289.11$165.9674.2%
Phone $17.00$28.6840.7%
Although the cost of living data is updated regularly, this cost of living information is to be used as estimates only as prices can change on an ongoing basis.

Nearby cities with low cost of living

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Akutan, AK7821022%

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Shindler, SD78212222%
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La Conner, WA78211717%
Boykins, VA78289-11%
Akutan, AK7821022%
Source: The Akutan, AK cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2017.