Ionia 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.
IndexIoniaIowaNational
Cost of living index8289100
IndexIoniaIowaNational
Goods & Services index10195100
Groceries index8695100
Health care index9898100
Housing index4473100
Transportation index10797100
Utilities index9296100

Did you know?

  • The cost of living in Ionia is 8% lower than the Iowa average.
  • The cost of living in Ionia is 18% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Ionia is 56% lower than the national average.
  • Iowa general sales tax is 18% higher than the national average.
  • Iowa state income tax is 84% lower than the national average.

Find Real Estate Listings In Ionia

Location
Price
Bedrooms
Bathrooms
 

New Real Estate Listings In Ionia

Compare Ionia, IA Cost of living To Other Cities

Salary Calculator

This is how much you would need to earn in
Price difference in compared to
Cost of living index
Goods & Services index
Groceries index
Health care index
Housing index
Transportation index
Utilities index

Median Income & Debt-To-Income Ratio

Median IncomePer YearPer MonthMax Budget (28% DTI)Max Budget (36% DTI)
Owners$47,679$3,973$1,112$1,431
Renters$48,000$4,000$1,120$1,440

Iowa Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Iowa6%7%

Iowa Income Tax

StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
Iowa0.36%8.98%

Goods & Services

ItemIoniaNational avg.Difference
Haircut $13.00$15.5616.5%
Beauty Salon $32.33$36.1110.4%
Toothpaste $1.74$2.4729.5%
Shampoo $0.99$0.962.2%
Movie $11.17$10.1310.3%
Bowling $3.50$4.7426.1%

Groceries

ItemIoniaNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $3.35$3.9816.0%
Fried Chicken $1.43$1.411.6%
Milk $1.82$2.0611.6%
Potatoes $2.84$2.984.9%
Pizza $8.99$9.475.1%
Beer $8.02$8.798.8%

Health Care

ItemIoniaNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $130.00$101.0428.7%
Doctor $104.00$107.443.2%
Dentist $82.61$90.428.6%
Ibuprofen $8.22$9.2811.4%
Lipitor $440.79$426.503.4%

Housing

ItemIoniaNational avg.Difference
Home Price $73,400.00$175,700.0058.2%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,051.63$1,133.237.2%
Apartment Rent $450.00$920.0051.1%

Transportation

ItemIoniaNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.24$1.9912.6%
Tire Balancing $42.64$45.766.8%

Utilities

ItemIoniaNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$156.98$163.814.2%
Phone $25.07$28.3911.7%
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.
Bassett, IA8272-28%
Alta Vista, IA29375-25%
Colwell, IA5179-21%
North Washington, IA14479-21%
Elma, IA62979-21%
Ionia, IA38782-18%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Bonneau, SC38795-5%
Auburntown, TN38789-11%
Harrisville, MI38788-12%
Vanleer, TN38787-13%
Yonah, GA3871066%
Ionia, IA38782-18%
Source: The Ionia, IA cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2016.