Altona 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.
IndexAltonaColoradoNational
Cost of living index138107100
IndexAltonaColoradoNational
Goods & Services index103101100
Groceries index10098100
Health care index106104100
Housing index225127100
Transportation index9899100
Utilities index9388100

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  • The cost of living in Altona is 29% higher than the Colorado average.
  • The cost of living in Altona is 38% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Altona is 125% higher than the national average.
  • Colorado general sales tax is 43% lower than the national average.
  • Colorado state income tax is 108% higher 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$97,083$8,090$2,265$2,913
Renters$17,118$1,427$399$514

Colorado Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Colorado2.9%10%

Colorado Income Tax

StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
Colorado4.63%4.63%

Goods & Services

ItemAltonaNational avg.Difference
Haircut $17.25$14.5918.2%
Beauty Salon $35.00$34.680.9%
Toothpaste $3.00$2.4721.3%
Shampoo $1.10$1.027.6%
Movie $11.22$9.8713.7%
Bowling $6.75$4.3953.7%

Groceries

ItemAltonaNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $5.01$4.4811.9%
Fried Chicken $1.71$1.4616.8%
Milk $2.43$2.363.1%
Potatoes $2.55$3.0616.7%
Pizza $7.99$9.2413.6%
Beer $8.55$8.631.0%

Health Care

ItemAltonaNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $101.85$99.782.1%
Doctor $124.80$105.0318.8%
Dentist $95.00$88.707.1%
Ibuprofen $9.24$9.411.8%
Lipitor $278.85$298.506.6%

Housing

ItemAltonaNational avg.Difference
Home Price $521,300.00$175,700.00196.7%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,348.76$1,081.0324.8%
Apartment Rent $542.00$920.0041.1%

Transportation

ItemAltonaNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.00$2.094.6%
Tire Balancing $47.12$45.294.1%

Utilities

ItemAltonaNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$153.48$170.8010.1%
Phone $27.57$28.262.4%
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.
Hidden Lake, CO01000%
Leyner, CO311000%
Glendale CDP, CO1111000%
Seven Hills, CO1291000%
Rollinsville, CO64100-0%
Altona, CO54413838%

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City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Redford, NY5441066%
Gibson, NC54488-12%
Portia, AR54476-24%
Truro, IA54484-16%
Burt, IA54474-26%
Altona, CO54413838%
Source: The Altona, CO cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2015.