Ivins 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.
IndexIvinsUtahNational
Cost of living index104100100
IndexIvinsUtahNational
Goods & Services index9594100
Groceries index9996100
Health care index9390100
Housing index123113100
Transportation index106107100
Utilities index8985100
Here we can see a simple outline of the cost of living in Ivins, UT. As you can see, with the average cost of living in Ivins, UT being 104, that puts it 4% higher than the average of Utah and 4% higher than our nation's average. This simple outline of the cost of living index was formulated using prices of: goods and services (weighted 33%), housing prices (weighted 30%), groceries (weighted 13%), utilities (weighted 10%), transportation (weighted 9%), and health care (weighted 5%). Thus, goods/services, along with housing influences the majority of the cost of living index. The price of daily goods and services is a valuable and reliable number to be aware of when considering the general price of the city's goods. In the case of Ivins, UT, the price of goods and services are 1% higher than the average of Utah as well as 5% lower than the nation's average.

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  • The cost of living in Ivins is 4% higher than the Utah average.
  • The cost of living in Ivins is 4% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Ivins is 23% higher 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

Median IncomePer YearPer MonthMax Budget (28% DTI)Max Budget (36% DTI)
Owners$55,216$4,601$1,288$1,657
Renters$35,673$2,973$832$1,070
The percent of monthly income spent on housing can be a good indicator of the affordability of housing in Ivins, 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 Ivins, UT homeowners, is $55,216. This would allow for a maximum of $1,288 per month to be spent on housing costs. For renters, the median monthly income is $35,673 which would result in a maximum of $832 to be spent on rental costs.

Utah Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Utah5.95%8.35%

Utah Income Tax

StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
Utah5%5%
The Utah sales tax and Utah income tax rates should definitely be considered when determining the overall cost of living in Ivins, UT. Sales taxes are taxes that are imposed onto goods and services sold. Sales taxes do vary by state and can range from no tax at all to upwards of 7%. The Utah sales tax is 5.95% and the maximum surtax is 8.35%. Income tax is the tax imposed on income by the government. The income tax rates will vary by state and will also increase or decrease depending on the corresponding tax bracket. State income tax rates can range from anywhere from no tax at all to more than 9%. The Utah income tax rates range from 5% to 5%.

Goods & Services

ItemIvinsNational avg.Difference
Haircut $11.30$15.5627.4%
Beauty Salon $26.92$36.1125.5%
Toothpaste $2.20$2.4710.9%
Shampoo $0.98$0.961.6%
Movie $9.00$10.1311.1%
Bowling $3.75$4.7420.8%

Groceries

ItemIvinsNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $2.84$3.9828.6%
Fried Chicken $1.93$1.4137.4%
Milk $1.81$2.0612.5%
Potatoes $1.56$2.9847.8%
Pizza $11.00$9.4716.1%
Beer $8.55$8.792.8%

Health Care

ItemIvinsNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $116.17$101.0415.0%
Doctor $99.33$107.447.5%
Dentist $74.17$90.4218.0%
Ibuprofen $10.16$9.289.5%
Lipitor $423.30$426.500.7%

Housing

ItemIvinsNational avg.Difference
Home Price $213,800.00$175,700.0021.7%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,136.88$1,133.230.3%
Apartment Rent $1,175.00$920.0027.7%

Transportation

ItemIvinsNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.21$1.9911.1%
Tire Balancing $42.50$45.767.1%

Utilities

ItemIvinsNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$170.25$163.813.9%
Phone $19.95$28.3929.7%
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.
Veyo, UT34087-13%
St. George, UT75,4691011%
Washington, UT20,9991055%
Santa Clara, UT6,4041088%
Pine Valley, UT13911111%
Ivins, UT7,1841044%

Cities with similar population

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Clewiston, FL7,18494-6%
Benton, IL7,18579-21%
Duvall, WA7,18513333%
Old Jefferson, LA7,1821022%
Woodland Park, CO7,1871055%
Ivins, UT7,1841044%
Source: The Ivins, UT cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2016.