Mount Jackson 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.
IndexMount JacksonVirginiaNational
Cost of living index91109100
IndexMount JacksonVirginiaNational
Goods & Services index97100100
Groceries index9395100
Health care index104101100
Housing index79133100
Transportation index8893100
Utilities index104100100

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  • The cost of living in Mount Jackson is 16% lower than the Virginia average.
  • The cost of living in Mount Jackson is 9% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Mount Jackson is 21% lower than the national average.
  • Virginia general sales tax is 4% higher than the national average.
  • Virginia state income tax is 10% lower 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$41,964$3,497$979$1,259
Renters$33,333$2,778$778$1,000

Virginia Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Virginia5.3%6%

Virginia Income Tax

StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
Virginia2%5.75%

Goods & Services

ItemMount JacksonNational avg.Difference
Haircut $9.68$15.5637.8%
Beauty Salon $31.12$36.1113.8%
Toothpaste $1.87$2.4724.3%
Shampoo $0.92$0.965.0%
Movie $11.82$10.1316.7%
Bowling $4.14$4.7412.7%

Groceries

ItemMount JacksonNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $4.33$3.988.6%
Fried Chicken $1.30$1.417.7%
Milk $1.82$2.0611.7%
Potatoes $3.11$2.984.2%
Pizza $8.09$9.4714.6%
Beer $9.33$8.796.1%

Health Care

ItemMount JacksonNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $100.60$101.040.4%
Doctor $126.65$107.4417.9%
Dentist $85.42$90.425.5%
Ibuprofen $8.63$9.287.0%
Lipitor $473.27$426.5011.0%

Housing

ItemMount JacksonNational avg.Difference
Home Price $137,300.00$175,700.0021.9%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,125.34$1,133.230.7%
Apartment Rent $736.00$920.0020.0%

Transportation

ItemMount JacksonNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $1.87$1.996.2%
Tire Balancing $34.65$45.7624.3%

Utilities

ItemMount JacksonNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$161.97$163.811.1%
Phone $31.63$28.3911.4%
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.
Stanley, VA1,87692-8%
Timberville, VA2,55792-8%
Edinburg, VA1,28293-7%
Luray, VA4,86496-4%
New Market, VA2,29496-4%
Mount Jackson, VA2,05191-9%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Cloverdale, IN2,05185-15%
Twin City, GA2,05176-24%
West Branch, MI2,05183-17%
Vernonia, OR2,0521066%
Breezy Point, MN2,0501033%
Mount Jackson, VA2,05191-9%
Source: The Mount Jackson, VA cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2016.