Longton 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.
IndexLongtonKansasNational
Cost of living index7790100
IndexLongtonKansasNational
Goods & Services index9696100
Groceries index9593100
Health care index9797100
Housing index3176100
Transportation index9393100
Utilities index10498100

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  • The cost of living in Longton is 14% lower than the Kansas average.
  • The cost of living in Longton is 23% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Longton is 69% lower than the national average.
  • Kansas general sales tax is 21% higher than the national average.
  • Kansas state income tax is 21% 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$34,615$2,885$808$1,039
Renters$31,000$2,583$723$930

Kansas Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Kansas6.15%9.65%

Kansas Income Tax

StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
Kansas2.7%4.6%

Goods & Services

ItemLongtonNational avg.Difference
Haircut $10.33$15.5633.6%
Beauty Salon $30.72$36.1114.9%
Toothpaste $1.89$2.4723.4%
Shampoo $0.96$0.960.2%
Movie $10.25$10.131.2%
Bowling $2.99$4.7436.9%

Groceries

ItemLongtonNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $3.55$3.9811.0%
Fried Chicken $1.25$1.4111.2%
Milk $2.36$2.0614.5%
Potatoes $2.61$2.9812.4%
Pizza $8.66$9.478.6%
Beer $8.42$8.794.3%

Health Care

ItemLongtonNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $105.61$101.044.5%
Doctor $75.17$107.4430.0%
Dentist $102.50$90.4213.4%
Ibuprofen $8.82$9.284.9%
Lipitor $417.48$426.502.1%

Housing

ItemLongtonNational avg.Difference
Home Price $24,100.00$175,700.0086.3%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $892.72$1,133.2321.2%
Apartment Rent $670.00$920.0027.2%

Transportation

ItemLongtonNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $1.75$1.9912.3%
Tire Balancing $47.89$45.764.7%

Utilities

ItemLongtonNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$160.87$163.811.8%
Phone $32.30$28.3913.8%
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.
Elk Falls, KS5073-27%
New Albany, KS3177-23%
Moline, KS28376-24%
Howard, KS66779-21%
Elk City, KS37378-22%
Longton, KS37377-23%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Oak Valley, TX37381-19%
Sawyer, OK37375-25%
Rosebush, MI37382-18%
Bloomfield, CA37317171%
Bellevue, TX37376-24%
Longton, KS37377-23%
Source: The Longton, KS cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2016.