Iuka 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.
IndexIukaMississippiNational
Cost of living index8284100
IndexIukaMississippiNational
Goods & Services index9693100
Groceries index9694100
Health care index8490100
Housing index5063100
Transportation index9493100
Utilities index10490100

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  • The cost of living in Iuka is 2% lower than the Mississippi average.
  • The cost of living in Iuka is 18% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Iuka is 50% lower than the national average.
  • Mississippi general sales tax is 37% higher than the national average.
  • Mississippi state income tax is 35% 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$42,000$3,500$980$1,260
Renters$18,275$1,523$426$548

Mississippi Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Mississippi7%7.25%

Mississippi Income Tax

StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
Mississippi3%5%

Goods & Services

ItemIukaNational avg.Difference
Haircut $14.17$15.569.0%
Beauty Salon $29.93$36.1117.1%
Toothpaste $2.16$2.4712.6%
Shampoo $1.03$0.967.1%
Movie $11.05$10.139.1%
Bowling $4.75$4.740.4%

Groceries

ItemIukaNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $3.84$3.983.5%
Fried Chicken $1.32$1.416.0%
Milk $1.81$2.0612.3%
Potatoes $2.67$2.9810.4%
Pizza $8.49$9.4710.4%
Beer $8.18$8.797.0%

Health Care

ItemIukaNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $75.13$101.0425.6%
Doctor $74.33$107.4430.8%
Dentist $76.27$90.4215.6%
Ibuprofen $8.44$9.289.0%
Lipitor $431.13$426.501.1%

Housing

ItemIukaNational avg.Difference
Home Price $89,600.00$175,700.0049.0%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $877.10$1,133.2322.6%
Apartment Rent $439.00$920.0052.3%

Transportation

ItemIukaNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $1.86$1.996.9%
Tire Balancing $44.57$45.762.6%

Utilities

ItemIukaNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$162.64$163.810.7%
Phone $31.58$28.3911.2%
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.
Paden, MS12876-24%
Tishomingo, MS44279-21%
Burnsville, MS1,15279-21%
Waterloo, AL14781-19%
Cherokee, AL1,00083-17%
Iuka, MS3,01382-18%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Pleasant Valley, MO3,01392-8%
Rural Hall, NC3,01492-8%
Weatogue, CT3,01213131%
Scissors, TX3,01468-32%
Welch, WV3,01576-24%
Iuka, MS3,01382-18%
Source: The Iuka, MS cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2016.