Garfield 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.
IndexGarfieldColoradoNational
Cost of living index93108100
IndexGarfieldColoradoNational
Goods & Services index9599100
Groceries index9799100
Health care index104103100
Housing indexn/a134100
Transportation index97104100
Utilities index7678100

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  • The cost of living in Garfield is 14% lower than the Colorado average.
  • The cost of living in Garfield is 7% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Garfield is equal to the national average.
  • Colorado general sales tax is 43% lower than the national average.
  • Colorado state income tax is 108% 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$0$0$0$0
Renters$0$0$0$0

Colorado Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Colorado2.9%10%

Colorado Income Tax

StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
Colorado4.63%4.63%

Goods & Services

ItemGarfieldNational avg.Difference
Haircut $13.75$16.0914.5%
Beauty Salon $42.52$37.3313.9%
Toothpaste $2.48$2.451.2%
Shampoo $0.99$1.001.1%
Movie $10.21$10.280.7%
Bowling $3.29$4.9333.4%

Groceries

ItemGarfieldNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $4.06$3.806.7%
Fried Chicken $1.24$1.4011.2%
Milk $1.71$2.0114.7%
Potatoes $2.54$3.0115.7%
Pizza $8.68$9.8912.2%
Beer $8.95$8.900.6%

Health Care

ItemGarfieldNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $105.65$102.163.4%
Doctor $117.73$108.368.7%
Dentist $96.76$92.534.6%
Ibuprofen $9.04$9.282.5%
Lipitor $425.47$425.820.1%

Housing

ItemGarfieldNational avg.Difference
Home Price $0.00$184,700.00100.0%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,152.86$1,202.444.1%
Apartment Rent $0.00$949.00100.0%

Transportation

ItemGarfieldNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.12$2.245.6%
Tire Balancing $47.05$46.291.6%

Utilities

ItemGarfieldNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$134.38$165.9619.0%
Phone $19.99$28.6830.3%
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.
Poncha Springs, CO96295-5%
Pitkin, CO8711717%
Maysville, CO9912626%
Garfield, CO793-7%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Lake Louise, AK712020%
Cotopaxi, CO793-7%
Champ, MO798-2%
Pastura, NM795-5%
McMullen, AL784-16%
Garfield, CO793-7%
Source: The Garfield, CO cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2017.