Cow Creek 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.
IndexCow CreekSouth DakotaNational
Cost of living index7289100
IndexCow CreekSouth DakotaNational
Goods & Services index9195100
Groceries index97105100
Health care index10193100
Housing index2175100
Transportation index8791100
Utilities index10087100

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  • The cost of living in Cow Creek is 20% lower than the South Dakota average.
  • The cost of living in Cow Creek is 28% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Cow Creek is 79% lower than the national average.
  • South Dakota general sales tax is 21% lower than the national average.
  • South Dakota state income tax is 100% 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$29,444$2,454$687$883
Renters$0$0$0$0

South Dakota Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
South Dakota4%6%

South Dakota Income Tax

StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
South Dakota0%0%

Goods & Services

ItemCow CreekNational avg.Difference
Haircut $14.00$14.594.1%
Beauty Salon $31.00$34.6810.6%
Toothpaste $3.39$2.4737.1%
Shampoo $0.91$1.0211.0%
Movie $8.50$9.8713.9%
Bowling $3.00$4.3931.7%

Groceries

ItemCow CreekNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $4.85$4.488.3%
Fried Chicken $1.09$1.4625.5%
Milk $2.45$2.364.0%
Potatoes $2.15$3.0629.8%
Pizza $10.00$9.248.2%
Beer $8.92$8.633.3%

Health Care

ItemCow CreekNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $134.33$99.7834.6%
Doctor $97.50$105.037.2%
Dentist $89.00$88.700.3%
Ibuprofen $9.27$9.411.5%
Lipitor $310.78$298.504.1%

Housing

ItemCow CreekNational avg.Difference
Home Price $36,700.00$175,700.0079.1%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $962.56$1,081.0311.0%
Apartment Rent $0.00$920.00100.0%

Transportation

ItemCow CreekNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $1.85$2.0911.3%
Tire Balancing $36.65$45.2919.1%

Utilities

ItemCow CreekNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$149.54$170.8012.4%
Phone $33.10$28.2617.1%
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.
Fort Pierre, SD2,32288-12%
Pierre, SD13,88592-8%
Cow Creek, SD4172-28%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
York, ND4173-27%
Monango, ND4180-20%
Juntura, OR4175-25%
Whitehawk, CA4115454%
Whitney, NE4177-23%
Cow Creek, SD4172-28%
Source: The Cow Creek, SD cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2015.