Gove City 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.
IndexGove CityKansasNational
Cost of living index7290100
IndexGove CityKansasNational
Goods & Services index10299100
Groceries index8793100
Health care index9296100
Housing index1176100
Transportation index9589100
Utilities index10298100

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  • The cost of living in Gove City is 20% lower than the Kansas average.
  • The cost of living in Gove City is 28% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Gove City is 89% lower than the national average.
  • Kansas general sales tax is 21% higher than the national average.
  • Kansas state income tax is 21% 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$48,125$4,010$1,123$1,444
Renters$31,875$2,656$744$956

Kansas Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Kansas6.15%9.65%

Kansas Income Tax

StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
Kansas2.7%4.6%

Goods & Services

ItemGove CityNational avg.Difference
Haircut $14.00$14.594.1%
Beauty Salon $37.17$34.687.2%
Toothpaste $2.29$2.477.4%
Shampoo $0.91$1.0211.0%
Movie $9.00$9.878.8%
Bowling $3.50$4.3920.3%

Groceries

ItemGove CityNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $2.79$4.4837.7%
Fried Chicken $1.06$1.4627.6%
Milk $2.06$2.3612.6%
Potatoes $2.26$3.0626.2%
Pizza $8.49$9.248.1%
Beer $8.07$8.636.5%

Health Care

ItemGove CityNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $104.00$99.784.2%
Doctor $89.00$105.0315.3%
Dentist $79.33$88.7010.6%
Ibuprofen $7.98$9.4115.2%
Lipitor $304.38$298.502.0%

Housing

ItemGove CityNational avg.Difference
Home Price $19,200.00$175,700.0089.1%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $991.21$1,081.038.3%
Apartment Rent $0.00$920.00100.0%

Transportation

ItemGove CityNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.07$2.090.8%
Tire Balancing $38.31$45.2915.4%

Utilities

ItemGove CityNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$147.26$170.8013.8%
Phone $34.96$28.2623.7%
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.
Park, KS9875-25%
Grinnell, KS27780-20%
Grainfield, KS34381-19%
Quinter, KS1,02682-18%
Gove City, KS11872-28%

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City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Skykomish, WA11811717%
Otterville, IL11882-18%
Scottsburg, NY11890-10%
Bell Center, WI11886-14%
Prairie Rose, ND11811010%
Gove City, KS11872-28%
Source: The Gove City, KS cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2015.