Hyrum 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 index95101100
Goods & Services index10196100
Groceries index9596100
Health care index9189100
Housing index87113100
Transportation index106102100
Utilities index9490100
A general overview of the cost of living index for Hyrum, UT is displayed above. In Hyrum, UT, the overall cost of living index is 95, which is 5% lower than the Utah average and 5% 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 Hyrum, 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 Hyrum is 5% lower than the Utah average.
  • The cost of living in Hyrum is 5% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Hyrum is 13% 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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Median Income & Debt-To-Income Ratio

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The percent of monthly income spent on housing can be a good indicator of the affordability of housing in Hyrum, UT as well as the overall cost of living. As a general rule of thumb, the debt-to-income ratio (DTI) for homeowners or renters should be not more than 28 percent of gross income to be spent on housing related costs and not more than 36 percent of income on all expenses, including debts. The median income for Hyrum, UT homeowners, is $65,130. This would allow for a maximum of $1,520 per month to be spent on housing costs. For renters, the median monthly income is $30,286 which would result in a maximum of $707 to be spent on rental costs.

Utah Sales Tax

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Utah Income Tax

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When you are determining the total cost of living in Hyrum, UT you will want to make sure you consider both the Utah sales tax and the Utah income tax rates. Sales tax come in the form of taxes levied on both services and goods that are sold. The sales tax rates are different state to state and range from zero sales tax to higher than 7%. The sales tax in Utah is 5.95%, with the highest surtax being 8.35%. Tax that is on income by the government is income tax. Different states have different income tax rates and these rates can be higher or lower dependent on the corresponding tax bracket. The state income tax rates are different state to state and range from no income tax to more than 9% income tax. The income tax rates in Utah have a range from 5% to 5%.

Goods & Services

ItemHyrumNational 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%


ItemHyrumNational 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

ItemHyrumNational 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%


ItemHyrumNational avg.Difference
Home Price $160,500.00$175,700.008.7%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,027.66$1,081.034.9%
Apartment Rent $700.00$920.0023.9%


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


ItemHyrumNational 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.

Nearby cities with low cost of living

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Cache, UT099-1%
Brigham City, UT18,26494-6%
Fielding, UT49494-6%
Logan, UT48,93395-5%
Bear River City, UT85795-5%
Hyrum, UT7,75195-5%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Herkimer, NY7,75293-7%
Templeton, CA7,75313131%
Innsbrook, VA7,74911313%
Hales Corners, WI7,7491066%
Fairfield Glade, TN7,75497-3%
Hyrum, UT7,75195-5%
Source: The Hyrum, UT cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2015.