Estrella 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.
IndexEstrellaPhoenixArizona
Cost of living index869597
IndexEstrellaPhoenixArizona
Goods & Services index979797
Groceries index9595100
Health care index9696100
Housing index609194
Transportation index101101102
Utilities index959598

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  • The cost of living in Estrella is 12% lower than the Phoenix average.
  • The cost of living in Estrella is 14% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Estrella is 40% lower than the national average.
  • Arizona general sales tax is 10% higher than the national average.
  • Arizona state income tax is 16% 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)
Household$37,337$3,111$871$1,120

Arizona Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Arizona5.6%10.725%

Arizona Income Tax

StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
Arizona2.59%4.54%

Goods & Services

ItemPhoenixNational avg.Difference
Haircut $13.50$15.5613.3%
Beauty Salon $29.50$36.1118.3%
Toothpaste $1.60$2.4735.4%
Shampoo $0.93$0.963.3%
Movie $9.19$10.139.2%
Bowling $8.16$4.7472.3%

Groceries

ItemPhoenixNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $4.02$3.981.0%
Fried Chicken $1.57$1.4111.6%
Milk $1.60$2.0622.5%
Potatoes $2.94$2.981.5%
Pizza $8.73$9.477.8%
Beer $8.26$8.796.1%

Health Care

ItemPhoenixNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $80.88$101.0420.0%
Doctor $99.67$107.447.2%
Dentist $91.00$90.420.6%
Ibuprofen $7.99$9.2813.9%
Lipitor $437.96$426.502.7%

Housing

ItemPhoenixNational avg.Difference
Home Price $155,900.00$175,700.0011.3%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,122.75$1,133.230.9%
Apartment Rent $876.00$920.004.8%

Transportation

ItemPhoenixNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.17$1.999.1%
Tire Balancing $38.00$45.7617.0%

Utilities

ItemPhoenixNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$185.91$163.8113.5%
Phone $19.99$28.3929.6%
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.
Santa Cruz, AZ097-3%
Goodyear Village, AZ49677-23%
Komatke, AZ1,41883-17%
Guadalupe, AZ5,89283-17%
Tolleson, AZ6,70788-12%
Phoenix, AZ1,490,75895-5%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Philadelphia, PA1,546,9201055%
San Antonio, TX1,385,43885-15%
San Diego, CA1,341,51014444%
Dallas, TX1,240,98597-3%
San Jose, CA986,32017373%
Phoenix, AZ1,490,75895-5%
Source: The Estrella, Phoenix, AZ cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2016.