Calvert City 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.
IndexCalvert CityKentuckyNational
Cost of living index8588100
IndexCalvert CityKentuckyNational
Goods & Services index9295100
Groceries index9396100
Health care index9295100
Housing index6070100
Transportation index9297100
Utilities index11492100

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  • The cost of living in Calvert City is 3% lower than the Kentucky average.
  • The cost of living in Calvert City is 15% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Calvert City is 40% 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$59,375$4,948$1,385$1,781
Renters$13,438$1,120$314$403

Kentucky Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Kentucky6%6%

Kentucky Income Tax

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

Goods & Services

ItemCalvert CityNational avg.Difference
Haircut $15.17$14.594.0%
Beauty Salon $34.60$34.680.2%
Toothpaste $1.76$2.4728.8%
Shampoo $0.75$1.0226.6%
Movie $9.84$9.870.3%
Bowling $2.92$4.3933.5%

Groceries

ItemCalvert CityNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $3.73$4.4816.7%
Fried Chicken $1.33$1.469.2%
Milk $2.01$2.3614.7%
Potatoes $3.18$3.063.9%
Pizza $8.16$9.2411.7%
Beer $8.14$8.635.7%

Health Care

ItemCalvert CityNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $107.00$99.787.2%
Doctor $93.00$105.0311.5%
Dentist $75.67$88.7014.7%
Ibuprofen $8.78$9.416.7%
Lipitor $301.70$298.501.1%

Housing

ItemCalvert CityNational avg.Difference
Home Price $99,700.00$175,700.0043.3%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $937.81$1,081.0313.2%
Apartment Rent $630.00$920.0031.5%

Transportation

ItemCalvert CityNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $1.91$2.098.7%
Tire Balancing $43.12$45.294.8%

Utilities

ItemCalvert CityNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$182.62$170.806.9%
Phone $35.01$28.2623.9%
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.
Dycusburg, KY1895-5%
Gilbertsville, KY21276-24%
Farley, KY4,44380-20%
Smithland, KY45281-19%
Ledbetter, KY1,75782-18%
Calvert City, KY2,58685-15%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Old Brookville, NY2,585222122%
Clinton, AR2,58585-15%
Wrens, GA2,58781-19%
Rockville, IN2,58786-14%
Austin, AR2,58496-4%
Calvert City, KY2,58685-15%
Source: The Calvert City, KY cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2015.