Leon 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.
IndexLeonWest VirginiaNational
Cost of living index7691100
IndexLeonWest VirginiaNational
Goods & Services index96111100
Groceries index9095100
Health care index9796100
Housing index3760100
Transportation index83107100
Utilities index9693100

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  • The cost of living in Leon is 16% lower than the West Virginia average.
  • The cost of living in Leon is 24% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Leon is 63% lower than the national average.
  • West Virginia general sales tax is 18% higher than the national average.
  • West Virginia 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$32,031$2,669$747$961
Renters$26,875$2,240$627$806

West Virginia Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
West Virginia6%7%

West Virginia Income Tax

StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
West Virginia3%6.5%

Goods & Services

ItemLeonNational avg.Difference
Haircut $11.20$14.5923.3%
Beauty Salon $33.20$34.684.3%
Toothpaste $1.78$2.4728.0%
Shampoo $0.91$1.0211.0%
Movie $9.31$9.875.7%
Bowling $4.25$4.393.2%

Groceries

ItemLeonNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $4.73$4.485.7%
Fried Chicken $1.17$1.4620.1%
Milk $1.88$2.3620.2%
Potatoes $2.37$3.0622.6%
Pizza $9.99$9.248.1%
Beer $7.99$8.637.4%

Health Care

ItemLeonNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $59.90$99.7840.0%
Doctor $111.67$105.036.3%
Dentist $94.00$88.706.0%
Ibuprofen $7.49$9.4120.4%
Lipitor $267.15$298.5010.5%

Housing

ItemLeonNational avg.Difference
Home Price $65,400.00$175,700.0062.8%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $836.00$1,081.0322.7%
Apartment Rent $0.00$920.00100.0%

Transportation

ItemLeonNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $1.75$2.0916.6%
Tire Balancing $36.75$45.2918.8%

Utilities

ItemLeonNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$161.00$170.805.7%
Phone $27.99$28.260.9%
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.
Apple Grove, WV18371-29%
Henderson, WV17576-24%
Point Pleasant, WV4,32680-20%
Gallipolis Ferry, WV1,07781-19%
Buffalo, WV1,29581-19%
Leon, WV11476-24%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Put-in-Bay, OH11412626%
Peterman, AL11493-7%
Leon, OK11470-30%
Spiritwood Lake, ND11493-7%
South Greenfield, MO11480-20%
Leon, WV11476-24%
Source: The Leon, WV cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2015.