Centerville 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.
IndexCentervilleUtahNational
Cost of living index109101100
IndexCentervilleUtahNational
Goods & Services index10196100
Groceries index9596100
Health care index9189100
Housing index134113100
Transportation index106102100
Utilities index9490100
The above illustration supplies generalized information for the Centerville, UT cost of living index. Compared to other cities in Utah and cities across the country, the cost of living index in Centerville, UT is 109, which is 9% higher than the Utah average and 9% higher than that for the entire country. The index is comprised of the following criteria: cost of retail goods and services (33%), groceries (13%), health care (5%), housing (30%), cost of public/private transportation (9%) and utilities (10%). Everyday goods and services, along with housing account for 63 percent of the total cost of living index. Goods and services that are a necessity regardless of location provide an accurate general sense of the cost of living in one city versus another. As seen above, the cost of retail goods and services in Centerville, UT are 5% higher than the average for Utah and 1% higher than the rest of the country.

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  • The cost of living in Centerville is 9% higher than the Utah average.
  • The cost of living in Centerville is 9% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Centerville is 34% higher than the national average.
  • Utah general sales tax is 17% higher than the national average.
  • Utah state income tax is 125% 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$82,169$6,847$1,917$2,465
Renters$41,488$3,457$968$1,245
The percent of monthly income spent on housing can be a good indicator of the affordability of housing in Centerville, UT as well as the overall cost of living. As a general rule of thumb, the debt-to-income ratio (DTI) for homeowners or renters should be not more than 28 percent of gross income to be spent on housing related costs and not more than 36 percent of income on all expenses, including debts. The median income for Centerville, UT homeowners, is $82,169. This would allow for a maximum of $1,917 per month to be spent on housing costs. For renters, the median monthly income is $41,488 which would result in a maximum of $968 to be spent on rental costs.

Utah Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Utah5.95%8.35%

Utah Income Tax

StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
Utah5%5%
One thing to keep in mind when considering the cost of living in Centerville, UT is the Utah sales tax and Utah income tax rates. Sales taxes are taxes that are collected on most goods or services sold. Sales taxes can vary by state and can be as high as 7% and as low as 0% as not every state imposes a sales tax. The Utah sales tax rate is 5.95% and the maximum surtax that can be charged is 8.35%. Income tax is the tax imposed on income by both the federal and state government. The income tax rates varies by individual state and will also be higher or lower depending on the applicable tax bracket. The rates of state income tax can vary from 0% to more than 9%. The Utah income tax rates range from 5% to 5%.

Goods & Services

ItemCentervilleNational avg.Difference
Haircut $15.25$14.594.5%
Beauty Salon $38.75$34.6811.7%
Toothpaste $2.32$2.476.2%
Shampoo $0.94$1.028.0%
Movie $7.44$9.8724.6%
Bowling $3.99$4.399.1%

Groceries

ItemCentervilleNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $3.77$4.4815.8%
Fried Chicken $1.05$1.4628.3%
Milk $2.09$2.3611.3%
Potatoes $1.75$3.0642.8%
Pizza $8.99$9.242.7%
Beer $7.99$8.637.4%

Health Care

ItemCentervilleNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $87.75$99.7812.1%
Doctor $94.00$105.0310.5%
Dentist $82.00$88.707.6%
Ibuprofen $8.24$9.4112.5%
Lipitor $279.10$298.506.5%

Housing

ItemCentervilleNational avg.Difference
Home Price $248,000.00$175,700.0041.1%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,027.66$1,081.034.9%
Apartment Rent $1,069.00$920.0016.2%

Transportation

ItemCentervilleNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.13$2.091.9%
Tire Balancing $53.81$45.2918.8%

Utilities

ItemCentervilleNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$145.09$170.8015.1%
Phone $29.99$28.266.1%
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.
Sunset, UT5,14592-8%
Magna, UT28,18296-4%
Clearfield, UT30,36196-4%
Layton, UT69,5081022%
Uintah, UT1,2541022%
Centerville, UT16,1041099%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Farmingville, NY16,09714545%
Uvalde, TX16,09480-20%
Laurel, VA16,1231011%
Sartell, MN16,1231022%
Abington, MA16,08113535%
Centerville, UT16,1041099%
Source: The Centerville, UT cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2015.