Amana 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.
IndexAmanaIowaNational
Cost of living index9889100
IndexAmanaIowaNational
Goods & Services index9595100
Groceries index9694100
Health care index10497100
Housing index9873100
Transportation index10499100
Utilities index10195100

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  • The cost of living in Amana is 10% higher than the Iowa average.
  • The cost of living in Amana is 2% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Amana is 2% lower than the national average.
  • Iowa general sales tax is 18% higher than the national average.
  • Iowa state income tax is 84% 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$63,750$5,313$1,487$1,913
Renters$0$0$0$0

Iowa Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Iowa6%7%

Iowa Income Tax

StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
Iowa0.36%8.98%

Goods & Services

ItemAmanaNational avg.Difference
Haircut $18.59$16.0915.6%
Beauty Salon $37.28$37.330.1%
Toothpaste $2.24$2.458.5%
Shampoo $0.85$1.0015.0%
Movie $10.00$10.282.8%
Bowling $3.61$4.9326.8%

Groceries

ItemAmanaNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $3.84$3.801.0%
Fried Chicken $1.47$1.405.5%
Milk $1.97$2.011.9%
Potatoes $2.66$3.0111.7%
Pizza $8.66$9.8912.4%
Beer $8.74$8.901.8%

Health Care

ItemAmanaNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $120.35$102.1617.8%
Doctor $128.23$108.3618.3%
Dentist $82.63$92.5310.7%
Ibuprofen $9.41$9.281.4%
Lipitor $457.54$425.827.4%

Housing

ItemAmanaNational avg.Difference
Home Price $180,700.00$184,700.002.2%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,140.48$1,202.445.2%
Apartment Rent $0.00$949.00100.0%

Transportation

ItemAmanaNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.16$2.243.7%
Tire Balancing $56.31$46.2921.6%

Utilities

ItemAmanaNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$189.42$165.9614.1%
Phone $25.00$28.6812.8%
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.
East Amana, IA4098-2%
South Amana, IA10598-2%
Marengo, IA2,92784-16%
Watkins, IA11586-14%
Van Horne, IA78286-14%
Amana, IA36798-2%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
New Marshfield, OH36794-6%
Artesia, MS36770-30%
Virgil, NY36791-9%
Avinger, TX36776-24%
Mahaffey, PA36784-16%
Amana, IA36798-2%
Source: The Amana, IA cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2017.