Brandywine 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.
IndexBrandywineWest VirginiaNational
Cost of living index7486100
IndexBrandywineWest VirginiaNational
Goods & Services index97100100
Groceries index93101100
Health care index10492100
Housing index2360100
Transportation index8897100
Utilities index10488100

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  • The cost of living in Brandywine is 14% lower than the West Virginia average.
  • The cost of living in Brandywine is 26% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Brandywine is 77% lower than the national average.
  • West Virginia general sales tax is 18% higher than the national average.
  • West Virginia state income tax is 35% 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$21,339$1,778$498$640
Renters$29,333$2,444$684$880

West Virginia Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
West Virginia6%7%

West Virginia Income Tax

StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
West Virginia3%6.5%

Goods & Services

ItemBrandywineNational avg.Difference
Haircut $9.68$15.5637.8%
Beauty Salon $31.12$36.1113.8%
Toothpaste $1.87$2.4724.3%
Shampoo $0.92$0.965.0%
Movie $11.82$10.1316.7%
Bowling $4.14$4.7412.7%

Groceries

ItemBrandywineNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $4.33$3.988.6%
Fried Chicken $1.30$1.417.7%
Milk $1.82$2.0611.7%
Potatoes $3.11$2.984.2%
Pizza $8.09$9.4714.6%
Beer $9.33$8.796.1%

Health Care

ItemBrandywineNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $100.60$101.040.4%
Doctor $126.65$107.4417.9%
Dentist $85.42$90.425.5%
Ibuprofen $8.63$9.287.0%
Lipitor $473.27$426.5011.0%

Housing

ItemBrandywineNational avg.Difference
Home Price $9,999.00$175,700.0094.3%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,125.34$1,133.230.7%
Apartment Rent $581.00$920.0036.8%

Transportation

ItemBrandywineNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $1.87$1.996.2%
Tire Balancing $34.65$45.7624.3%

Utilities

ItemBrandywineNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$161.97$163.811.1%
Phone $31.63$28.3911.4%
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.
Franklin, WV78291-9%
Brandywine, WV15874-26%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Jordan Valley, OR15882-18%
Emmett, KS15881-19%
Sugar Bush Knolls, OH1581088%
Albert, KS15880-20%
Woodston, KS15868-32%
Brandywine, WV15874-26%
Source: The Brandywine, WV cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2016.