La Jara 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.
IndexLa JaraColoradoNational
Cost of living index83107100
IndexLa JaraColoradoNational
Goods & Services index9199100
Groceries index96103100
Health care index98102100
Housing index61127100
Transportation index9295100
Utilities index8688100

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  • The cost of living in La Jara is 22% lower than the Colorado average.
  • The cost of living in La Jara is 17% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in La Jara is 39% lower than the national average.
  • Colorado general sales tax is 43% lower than the national average.
  • Colorado state income tax is 108% 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$43,417$3,618$1,013$1,303
Renters$18,661$1,555$435$560

Colorado Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Colorado2.9%10%

Colorado Income Tax

StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
Colorado4.63%4.63%

Goods & Services

ItemLa JaraNational avg.Difference
Haircut $13.61$15.5612.5%
Beauty Salon $31.87$36.1111.7%
Toothpaste $2.04$2.4717.5%
Shampoo $0.88$0.968.3%
Movie $9.82$10.133.1%
Bowling $3.25$4.7431.4%

Groceries

ItemLa JaraNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $4.54$3.9814.0%
Fried Chicken $1.46$1.413.9%
Milk $1.72$2.0616.6%
Potatoes $2.45$2.9817.9%
Pizza $8.46$9.4710.7%
Beer $8.80$8.790.1%

Health Care

ItemLa JaraNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $94.08$101.046.9%
Doctor $100.53$107.446.4%
Dentist $84.79$90.426.2%
Ibuprofen $10.60$9.2814.2%
Lipitor $438.42$426.502.8%

Housing

ItemLa JaraNational avg.Difference
Home Price $108,100.00$175,700.0038.5%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $737.80$1,133.2334.9%
Apartment Rent $555.00$920.0039.7%

Transportation

ItemLa JaraNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $1.89$1.995.0%
Tire Balancing $38.66$45.7615.5%

Utilities

ItemLa JaraNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$133.00$163.8118.8%
Phone $26.67$28.396.0%
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.
Conejos, CO11468-32%
Antonito, CO77478-22%
Romeo, CO33579-21%
Manassa, CO1,03181-19%
Sanford, CO86583-17%
La Jara, CO83583-17%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Converse, SC83589-11%
Airport Drive, MO83592-8%
Bloomington, WI83683-17%
Chester, MT83485-15%
Belle Terre, NY834229129%
La Jara, CO83583-17%
Source: The La Jara, CO cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2016.