Old Monroe 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.
IndexOld MonroeMissouriNational
Cost of living index8791100
IndexOld MonroeMissouriNational
Goods & Services index9395100
Groceries index10397100
Health care index9697100
Housing index6279100
Transportation index9493100
Utilities index113104100

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  • The cost of living in Old Monroe is 4% lower than the Missouri average.
  • The cost of living in Old Monroe is 13% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Old Monroe is 38% lower than the national average.
  • Missouri general sales tax is 17% lower than the national average.
  • Missouri state income tax is 33% 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$45,417$3,785$1,060$1,363
Renters$22,500$1,875$525$675

Missouri Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Missouri4.225%9.35%

Missouri Income Tax

StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
Missouri1.5%6%

Goods & Services

ItemOld MonroeNational avg.Difference
Haircut $16.36$15.565.1%
Beauty Salon $37.77$36.114.6%
Toothpaste $2.13$2.4713.7%
Shampoo $1.03$0.966.7%
Movie $10.07$10.130.6%
Bowling $3.78$4.7420.2%

Groceries

ItemOld MonroeNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $4.90$3.9823.0%
Fried Chicken $1.88$1.4133.6%
Milk $2.33$2.0612.9%
Potatoes $2.48$2.9816.7%
Pizza $8.52$9.4710.1%
Beer $8.04$8.798.6%

Health Care

ItemOld MonroeNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $76.95$101.0423.8%
Doctor $84.03$107.4421.8%
Dentist $91.80$90.421.5%
Ibuprofen $11.43$9.2823.2%
Lipitor $433.91$426.501.7%

Housing

ItemOld MonroeNational avg.Difference
Home Price $100,400.00$175,700.0042.9%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $728.96$1,133.2335.7%
Apartment Rent $680.00$920.0026.1%

Transportation

ItemOld MonroeNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $1.87$1.996.4%
Tire Balancing $43.83$45.764.2%

Utilities

ItemOld MonroeNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$160.36$163.812.1%
Phone $38.25$28.3934.8%
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.
Fieldon, IL22481-19%
Moscow Mills, MO2,50882-18%
Foley, MO10882-18%
Fountain N' Lakes, MO30283-17%
Brussels, IL12885-15%
Old Monroe, MO26887-13%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Eureka, WI26891-9%
Cavendish, VT2681088%
Daggett, MI26877-23%
Eldon, OK26887-13%
Buckland, OH26885-15%
Old Monroe, MO26887-13%
Source: The Old Monroe, MO cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2016.