McFarland 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.
IndexMcFarlandKansasNational
Cost of living index8090100
IndexMcFarlandKansasNational
Goods & Services index9399100
Groceries index9093100
Health care index9796100
Housing index5376100
Transportation index8689100
Utilities index8798100

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  • The cost of living in McFarland is 12% lower than the Kansas average.
  • The cost of living in McFarland is 20% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in McFarland is 47% 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$48,750$4,063$1,137$1,463
Renters$50,417$4,201$1,176$1,513

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

ItemMcFarlandNational avg.Difference
Haircut $13.14$14.5910.0%
Beauty Salon $30.25$34.6812.8%
Toothpaste $2.49$2.470.7%
Shampoo $1.17$1.0214.5%
Movie $10.25$9.873.9%
Bowling $3.38$4.3923.0%

Groceries

ItemMcFarlandNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $4.09$4.488.6%
Fried Chicken $1.37$1.466.4%
Milk $2.08$2.3611.7%
Potatoes $2.79$3.068.9%
Pizza $9.00$9.242.6%
Beer $7.98$8.637.6%

Health Care

ItemMcFarlandNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $134.50$99.7834.8%
Doctor $92.50$105.0311.9%
Dentist $81.17$88.708.5%
Ibuprofen $8.49$9.419.8%
Lipitor $317.59$298.506.4%

Housing

ItemMcFarlandNational avg.Difference
Home Price $61,500.00$175,700.0065.0%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $984.85$1,081.038.9%
Apartment Rent $883.00$920.004.0%

Transportation

ItemMcFarlandNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $1.78$2.0914.9%
Tire Balancing $39.60$45.2912.6%

Utilities

ItemMcFarlandNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$169.83$170.800.6%
Phone $19.95$28.2629.4%
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.
Louisville, KS30476-24%
Eskridge, KS49482-18%
Paxico, KS23978-22%
Alta Vista, KS47478-22%
Delia, KS17783-17%
McFarland, KS32680-20%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Kendleton, TX32682-18%
Deseret, UT32689-11%
Western, NE32678-22%
Earl, NC32688-12%
Clarksburg, IN32669-31%
McFarland, KS32680-20%
Source: The McFarland, KS cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2015.