Dewey Beach 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.
IndexDewey BeachDelawareNational
Cost of living index155111100
IndexDewey BeachDelawareNational
Goods & Services index105107100
Groceries index105106100
Health care index9698100
Housing index275126100
Transportation index9597100
Utilities index109109100

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  • The cost of living in Dewey Beach is 39% higher than the Delaware average.
  • The cost of living in Dewey Beach is 55% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Dewey Beach is 175% higher than the national average.
  • Delaware general sales tax is 100% lower than the national average.
  • Delaware 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$60,625$5,052$1,414$1,819
Renters$36,563$3,047$853$1,097

Delaware Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Delaware0%0%

Delaware Income Tax

StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
Delaware0%6.75%

Goods & Services

ItemDewey BeachNational avg.Difference
Haircut $12.33$15.5620.8%
Beauty Salon $33.33$36.117.7%
Toothpaste $2.63$2.476.2%
Shampoo $1.05$0.968.8%
Movie $11.67$10.1315.2%
Bowling $4.79$4.741.2%

Groceries

ItemDewey BeachNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $4.77$3.9819.8%
Fried Chicken $1.59$1.4112.8%
Milk $2.02$2.062.3%
Potatoes $3.74$2.9825.3%
Pizza $9.61$9.471.4%
Beer $9.66$8.799.8%

Health Care

ItemDewey BeachNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $131.00$101.0429.6%
Doctor $82.39$107.4423.3%
Dentist $88.34$90.422.3%
Ibuprofen $9.90$9.286.7%
Lipitor $434.08$426.501.8%

Housing

ItemDewey BeachNational avg.Difference
Home Price $610,300.00$175,700.00247.4%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $861.28$1,133.2324.0%
Apartment Rent $963.00$920.004.7%

Transportation

ItemDewey BeachNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $1.88$1.995.6%
Tire Balancing $43.80$45.764.3%

Utilities

ItemDewey BeachNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$182.99$163.8111.7%
Phone $29.95$28.395.5%
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.
Long Neck, DE2,11987-13%
Millsboro, DE3,9871022%
Dagsboro, DE9391077%
Frankford, DE9121088%
Milton, DE2,6561088%
Dewey Beach, DE25415555%

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Iroquois, SD25479-21%
Industry, TX25491-9%
Bowman, TN25485-15%
Paisley, OR25486-14%
Lismore, MN25482-18%
Dewey Beach, DE25415555%
Source: The Dewey Beach, DE cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2016.