Newell 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.
IndexNewellWest VirginiaNational
Cost of living index7491100
IndexNewellWest VirginiaNational
Goods & Services index89111100
Groceries index7895100
Health care index8496100
Housing index4260100
Transportation index92107100
Utilities index9393100

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  • The cost of living in Newell is 19% lower than the West Virginia average.
  • The cost of living in Newell is 26% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Newell is 58% 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$39,185$3,265$914$1,176
Renters$31,840$2,653$743$955

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

ItemNewellNational avg.Difference
Haircut $12.20$14.5916.4%
Beauty Salon $25.60$34.6826.2%
Toothpaste $1.91$2.4722.8%
Shampoo $0.81$1.0220.7%
Movie $9.50$9.873.7%
Bowling $3.20$4.3927.1%

Groceries

ItemNewellNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $3.59$4.4819.8%
Fried Chicken $1.07$1.4626.9%
Milk $1.50$2.3636.4%
Potatoes $1.58$3.0648.4%
Pizza $9.00$9.242.6%
Beer $8.99$8.634.1%

Health Care

ItemNewellNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $83.80$99.7816.0%
Doctor $72.40$105.0331.1%
Dentist $70.60$88.7020.4%
Ibuprofen $7.51$9.4120.2%
Lipitor $319.82$298.507.1%

Housing

ItemNewellNational avg.Difference
Home Price $47,000.00$175,700.0073.2%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $765.19$1,081.0329.2%
Apartment Rent $720.00$920.0021.7%

Transportation

ItemNewellNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.00$2.094.6%
Tire Balancing $36.78$45.2918.8%

Utilities

ItemNewellNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$137.52$170.8019.5%
Phone $31.43$28.2611.2%
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.
Pottery Addition, OH31682-18%
Stratton, OH24882-18%
Negley, OH18672-28%
Glasgow, PA6383-17%
Irondale, OH34873-27%
Newell, WV1,15674-26%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Wellsville, MO1,15679-21%
Hernandez, NM1,15683-17%
Elgin, MN1,15698-2%
Northwest Ithaca, NY1,1561099%
Princeton, MO1,15777-23%
Newell, WV1,15674-26%
Source: The Newell, WV cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2015.