Blackey 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.
IndexBlackeyKentuckyNational
Cost of living index8887100
IndexBlackeyKentuckyNational
Goods & Services index10597100
Groceries index10489100
Health care index9089100
Housing index5170100
Transportation index9797100
Utilities index11594100

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  • The cost of living in Blackey is 1% higher than the Kentucky average.
  • The cost of living in Blackey is 12% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Blackey is 49% lower than the national average.
  • Kentucky general sales tax is 18% higher than the national average.
  • Kentucky state income tax is 10% 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$42,500$3,542$992$1,275
Renters$20,750$1,729$484$623

Kentucky Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Kentucky6%6%

Kentucky Income Tax

StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
Kentucky2%6%

Goods & Services

ItemBlackeyNational avg.Difference
Haircut $11.84$15.5623.9%
Beauty Salon $29.78$36.1117.5%
Toothpaste $3.37$2.4736.3%
Shampoo $1.09$0.9612.6%
Movie $11.18$10.1310.4%
Bowling $3.33$4.7429.6%

Groceries

ItemBlackeyNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $3.97$3.980.3%
Fried Chicken $1.22$1.4113.1%
Milk $2.21$2.066.9%
Potatoes $3.57$2.9819.7%
Pizza $10.66$9.4712.5%
Beer $8.57$8.792.5%

Health Care

ItemBlackeyNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $76.96$101.0423.8%
Doctor $89.17$107.4417.0%
Dentist $81.00$90.4210.4%
Ibuprofen $10.54$9.2813.6%
Lipitor $395.84$426.507.2%

Housing

ItemBlackeyNational avg.Difference
Home Price $65,000.00$175,700.0063.0%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $841.13$1,133.2325.8%
Apartment Rent $763.00$920.0017.1%

Transportation

ItemBlackeyNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $1.98$1.990.4%
Tire Balancing $41.08$45.7610.2%

Utilities

ItemBlackeyNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$156.83$163.814.3%
Phone $39.99$28.3940.9%
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.
Millstone, KY441044%
Jeff, KY33581-19%
Cumberland, KY2,28282-18%
Wheelwright, KY1,03683-17%
Vicco, KY30484-16%
Blackey, KY20788-12%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Garfield, KS20775-25%
Pierson, MI20780-20%
Joice, IA20778-22%
Verdon, NE20776-24%
Pine Village, IN20781-19%
Blackey, KY20788-12%
Source: The Blackey, KY cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2016.