New Town 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.
IndexNew TownNorth DakotaNational
Cost of living index8693100
IndexNew TownNorth DakotaNational
Goods & Services index106100100
Groceries index106103100
Health care index113110100
Housing index5079100
Transportation index93100100
Utilities index7985100

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  • The cost of living in New Town is 8% lower than the North Dakota average.
  • The cost of living in New Town is 14% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in New Town is 50% lower than the national average.
  • North Dakota general sales tax is 2% lower than the national average.
  • North Dakota state income tax is 45% 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$61,364$5,114$1,432$1,841
Renters$52,614$4,385$1,228$1,579

North Dakota Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
North Dakota5%8%

North Dakota Income Tax

StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
North Dakota1.22%3.22%

Goods & Services

ItemNew TownNational avg.Difference
Haircut $18.45$15.5618.5%
Beauty Salon $23.56$36.1134.8%
Toothpaste $3.24$2.4731.0%
Shampoo $1.08$0.9612.3%
Movie $11.11$10.139.7%
Bowling $4.25$4.7410.2%

Groceries

ItemNew TownNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $4.07$3.982.1%
Fried Chicken $1.74$1.4123.7%
Milk $2.70$2.0630.7%
Potatoes $2.81$2.985.7%
Pizza $13.00$9.4737.2%
Beer $8.45$8.793.9%

Health Care

ItemNew TownNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $104.78$101.043.7%
Doctor $147.78$107.4437.5%
Dentist $79.11$90.4212.5%
Ibuprofen $14.30$9.2854.1%
Lipitor $479.80$426.5012.5%

Housing

ItemNew TownNational avg.Difference
Home Price $81,200.00$175,700.0053.8%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,116.11$1,133.231.5%
Apartment Rent $545.00$920.0040.8%

Transportation

ItemNew TownNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.06$1.993.2%
Tire Balancing $32.00$45.7630.1%

Utilities

ItemNew TownNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$124.13$163.8124.2%
Phone $23.97$28.3915.6%
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.
Four Bears Village, ND56782-18%
New Town, ND2,21086-14%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Jefferson, TX2,21080-20%
Florala, AL2,21078-22%
Lake Bryan, TX2,21179-21%
Lake Wilderness, VA2,21111515%
Detroit Beach, MI2,20988-12%
New Town, ND2,21086-14%
Source: The New Town, ND cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2016.