Petersburg 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.
IndexPetersburgIndianaNational
Cost of living index8088100
IndexPetersburgIndianaNational
Goods & Services index9295100
Groceries index9392100
Health care index9295100
Housing index4673100
Transportation index9293100
Utilities index11493100

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  • The cost of living in Petersburg is 8% lower than the Indiana average.
  • The cost of living in Petersburg is 20% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Petersburg is 54% lower than the national average.
  • Indiana general sales tax is 37% higher than the national average.
  • Indiana state income tax is 48% 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$40,302$3,359$940$1,209
Renters$23,333$1,944$544$700

Indiana Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Indiana7%7%

Indiana Income Tax

StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
Indiana3.3%3.3%

Goods & Services

ItemPetersburgNational avg.Difference
Haircut $15.17$14.594.0%
Beauty Salon $34.60$34.680.2%
Toothpaste $1.76$2.4728.8%
Shampoo $0.75$1.0226.6%
Movie $9.84$9.870.3%
Bowling $2.92$4.3933.5%

Groceries

ItemPetersburgNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $3.73$4.4816.7%
Fried Chicken $1.33$1.469.2%
Milk $2.01$2.3614.7%
Potatoes $3.18$3.063.9%
Pizza $8.16$9.2411.7%
Beer $8.14$8.635.7%

Health Care

ItemPetersburgNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $107.00$99.787.2%
Doctor $93.00$105.0311.5%
Dentist $75.67$88.7014.7%
Ibuprofen $8.78$9.416.7%
Lipitor $301.70$298.501.1%

Housing

ItemPetersburgNational avg.Difference
Home Price $73,100.00$175,700.0058.4%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $937.81$1,081.0313.2%
Apartment Rent $504.00$920.0045.2%

Transportation

ItemPetersburgNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $1.91$2.098.7%
Tire Balancing $43.12$45.294.8%

Utilities

ItemPetersburgNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$182.62$170.806.9%
Phone $35.01$28.2623.9%
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.
Hazleton, IN30774-26%
Decker, IN22977-23%
Winslow, IN1,09978-22%
Monroe City, IN57978-22%
Somerville, IN21179-21%
Petersburg, IN2,51380-20%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Green Meadows, OH2,51393-7%
Skaneateles, NY2,51311818%
Abita Springs, LA2,512100-0%
Shallowater, TX2,51485-15%
Wernersville, PA2,5121022%
Petersburg, IN2,51380-20%
Source: The Petersburg, IN cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2015.