Fort Laramie 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.
IndexFort LaramieWyomingNational
Cost of living index8497100
IndexFort LaramieWyomingNational
Goods & Services index9090100
Groceries index9999100
Health care index9999100
Housing index59101100
Transportation index101101100
Utilities index9999100

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  • The cost of living in Fort Laramie is 13% lower than the Wyoming average.
  • The cost of living in Fort Laramie is 16% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Fort Laramie is 41% lower than the national average.
  • Wyoming general sales tax is 21% lower than the national average.
  • Wyoming 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$42,321$3,527$987$1,270
Renters$40,313$3,359$941$1,210

Wyoming Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Wyoming4%6%

Wyoming Income Tax

StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
Wyoming0%0%

Goods & Services

ItemFort LaramieNational avg.Difference
Haircut $14.00$15.5610.1%
Beauty Salon $28.87$36.1120.1%
Toothpaste $2.53$2.472.2%
Shampoo $0.86$0.9610.5%
Movie $9.16$10.139.6%
Bowling $3.25$4.7431.4%

Groceries

ItemFort LaramieNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $3.85$3.983.5%
Fried Chicken $1.22$1.4113.5%
Milk $2.17$2.065.0%
Potatoes $1.93$2.9835.2%
Pizza $10.00$9.475.6%
Beer $8.56$8.792.6%

Health Care

ItemFort LaramieNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $134.42$101.0433.0%
Doctor $102.85$107.444.3%
Dentist $86.67$90.424.1%
Ibuprofen $9.35$9.280.8%
Lipitor $420.52$426.501.4%

Housing

ItemFort LaramieNational avg.Difference
Home Price $82,800.00$175,700.0052.9%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $948.75$1,133.2316.3%
Apartment Rent $788.00$920.0014.3%

Transportation

ItemFort LaramieNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $1.97$1.991.0%
Tire Balancing $48.56$45.766.1%

Utilities

ItemFort LaramieNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$140.93$163.8114.0%
Phone $33.10$28.3916.6%
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.
Guernsey, WY1,27186-14%
Hartville, WY7386-14%
Lingle, WY65388-12%
Fort Laramie, WY18884-16%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Blue Eye, MO18885-15%
Lucas, IA18877-23%
Rhodell, WV18878-22%
Pickering, MO18879-21%
Banner, IL18886-14%
Fort Laramie, WY18884-16%
Source: The Fort Laramie, WY cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2016.