Harrisville 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.
Cost of living index98101100
Goods & Services index10196100
Groceries index9596100
Health care index9189100
Housing index97113100
Transportation index106102100
Utilities index9490100
A general overview of the cost of living index for Harrisville, UT is displayed above. In Harrisville, UT, the overall cost of living index is 98, which is 3% lower than the Utah average and 2% lower than the U.S. average. The following categories are used to calculate the overall cost of living index: goods/services (33%), housing (30%), groceries (13%), utilities (10%), transportation (9%) and health care (5%). From the list, it is clear that the categories of goods/services and housing are responsible for the largest portions of the overall cost of living index. As a general rule, everyday goods and services provide an accurate measure of the general cost of goods in any given city. In the case of Harrisville, UT, the city's goods and services are 5% higher than the Utah average and 1% higher than the U.S. average.

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  • The cost of living in Harrisville is 3% lower than the Utah average.
  • The cost of living in Harrisville is 2% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Harrisville is 3% lower than the national average.
  • Utah general sales tax is 17% higher than the national average.
  • Utah state income tax is 125% higher than the national average.

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Use the salary calculator to compare your current income in Harrisville, UT to any other city in the country. The calculator will tell you how much income you would need to make in a particular city to live at the same level based on the cost of living in each city. For example, if the cost of living in the city you are looking to move to is higher than that of Harrisville, UT, then you would need to earn a higher salary in order to enjoy the same standard of living. To use the Harrisville, UT salary calculator, enter the name of the new city, then move the slider to your current salary level. The salary calculator will do the rest and let you know if your salary would need to increase or decrease for the new city. You will also see a complete overview of the cost of living.

Median Income & Debt-To-Income Ratio

Median IncomePer YearPer MonthMax Budget (28% DTI)Max Budget (36% DTI)
A good way to judge both the affordability of the housing and the cost of living is by simply calculating the maximum that a person should spend on housing in Harrisville, UT, otherwise known as the debt-to-income ratio (DTI). The safest way to live in the city is to avoid spending more than 28 percent of the gross income that one earns on costs that pertain to housing and no more than 36 percent on all expenses and debts. Harrisville, UT has a median income of about $63,358 for people who own homes. Based on that number, a person should spend a maximum of $1,478 on expenses related to housing. Renters have a slightly different median income, which is $41,806. Based on this average, renters should spend no more than $975 on all of their rental costs if they want to maintain a non-impoverished standard of living.

Utah Sales Tax

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Utah Income Tax

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One thing to keep in mind when considering the cost of living in Harrisville, UT is the Utah sales tax and Utah income tax rates. Sales taxes are taxes that are collected on most goods or services sold. Sales taxes can vary by state and can be as high as 7% and as low as 0% as not every state imposes a sales tax. The Utah sales tax rate is 5.95% and the maximum surtax that can be charged is 8.35%. Income tax is the tax imposed on income by both the federal and state government. The income tax rates varies by individual state and will also be higher or lower depending on the applicable tax bracket. The rates of state income tax can vary from 0% to more than 9%. The Utah income tax rates range from 5% to 5%.

Goods & Services

ItemHarrisvilleNational avg.Difference
Haircut $15.25$14.594.5%
Beauty Salon $38.75$34.6811.7%
Toothpaste $2.32$2.476.2%
Shampoo $0.94$1.028.0%
Movie $7.44$9.8724.6%
Bowling $3.99$4.399.1%


ItemHarrisvilleNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $3.77$4.4815.8%
Fried Chicken $1.05$1.4628.3%
Milk $2.09$2.3611.3%
Potatoes $1.75$3.0642.8%
Pizza $8.99$9.242.7%
Beer $7.99$8.637.4%

Health Care

ItemHarrisvilleNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $87.75$99.7812.1%
Doctor $94.00$105.0310.5%
Dentist $82.00$88.707.6%
Ibuprofen $8.24$9.4112.5%
Lipitor $279.10$298.506.5%


ItemHarrisvilleNational avg.Difference
Home Price $167,500.00$175,700.004.7%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,027.66$1,081.034.9%
Apartment Rent $913.00$920.000.8%


ItemHarrisvilleNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.13$2.091.9%
Tire Balancing $53.81$45.2918.8%


ItemHarrisvilleNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$145.09$170.8015.1%
Phone $29.99$28.266.1%
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.

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Sunset, UT5,14592-8%
Ogden, UT83,76792-8%
Washington Terrace, UT9,14092-8%
Clearfield, UT30,36196-4%
Riverdale, UT8,53297-3%
Harrisville, UT5,82898-2%

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Prairie du Chien, WI5,82991-9%
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Mount Zion, IL5,83090-10%
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Source: The Harrisville, UT cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2015.