Pleasant View 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.
IndexPleasant ViewUtahNational
Cost of living index112101100
IndexPleasant ViewUtahNational
Goods & Services index10196100
Groceries index9596100
Health care index9189100
Housing index143113100
Transportation index106102100
Utilities index9490100
An overview of the general cost of living index for Pleasant View, UT is displayed above for your reference. Residents in Pleasant View, UT enjoy a cost of living index of 112. This index is 11% higher than the Utah average, and 12% higher than the national average. The following categories are used when determining the cost of living index for any given city: health care (5%), transportation (9%), utilities (10%), groceries (13%), housing (30%), and goods/services (33%). Clearly, housing and goods/services make up the majority of the formula for calculating the cost of living index. Because of this, the general cost of living for any given area can be estimated by looking at the cost of everyday goods in that area. For those living in Pleasant View, UT, the average cost of goods and services is 5% higher than it is in Utah, and it is 1% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The cost of living in Pleasant View is 11% higher than the Utah average.
  • The cost of living in Pleasant View is 12% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Pleasant View is 43% higher than the national average.
  • Utah general sales tax is 17% higher than the national average.
  • Utah state income tax is 125% 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$86,734$7,228$2,024$2,602
Renters$80,063$6,672$1,868$2,402
How much of your monthly income goes to housing can tell you whether or not you can afford housing in Pleasant View, UT, as well as what the average cost of living is. Generally, a good rule to follow is that the debt-to-income (DTI) level you want to maintain is 28 percent or less of your income on your rent or mortgage payment and not more than 36 percent of income on all expenses and debts. In Pleasant View, UT homeowners have a median income of $86,734. Using that number, you will come up with a maximum of $2,024 per month that can be spent on the cost of housing. For those who are renting instead of owning, the median income is $80,063, which means there is a maximum of $1,868 to be spent on the costs of renting a home or apartment.

Utah Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Utah5.95%8.35%

Utah Income Tax

StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
Utah5%5%
When you are determining the total cost of living in Pleasant View, UT you will want to make sure you consider both the Utah sales tax and the Utah income tax rates. Sales tax come in the form of taxes levied on both services and goods that are sold. The sales tax rates are different state to state and range from zero sales tax to higher than 7%. The sales tax in Utah is 5.95%, with the highest surtax being 8.35%. Tax that is on income by the government is income tax. Different states have different income tax rates and these rates can be higher or lower dependent on the corresponding tax bracket. The state income tax rates are different state to state and range from no income tax to more than 9% income tax. The income tax rates in Utah have a range from 5% to 5%.

Goods & Services

ItemPleasant ViewNational avg.Difference
Haircut $15.25$14.594.5%
Beauty Salon $38.75$34.6811.7%
Toothpaste $2.32$2.476.2%
Shampoo $0.94$1.028.0%
Movie $7.44$9.8724.6%
Bowling $3.99$4.399.1%

Groceries

ItemPleasant ViewNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $3.77$4.4815.8%
Fried Chicken $1.05$1.4628.3%
Milk $2.09$2.3611.3%
Potatoes $1.75$3.0642.8%
Pizza $8.99$9.242.7%
Beer $7.99$8.637.4%

Health Care

ItemPleasant ViewNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $87.75$99.7812.1%
Doctor $94.00$105.0310.5%
Dentist $82.00$88.707.6%
Ibuprofen $8.24$9.4112.5%
Lipitor $279.10$298.506.5%

Housing

ItemPleasant ViewNational avg.Difference
Home Price $273,500.00$175,700.0055.7%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,027.66$1,081.034.9%
Apartment Rent $1,039.00$920.0012.9%

Transportation

ItemPleasant ViewNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.13$2.091.9%
Tire Balancing $53.81$45.2918.8%

Utilities

ItemPleasant ViewNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$145.09$170.8015.1%
Phone $29.99$28.266.1%
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.

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City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Sunset, UT5,14592-8%
Ogden, UT83,76792-8%
Washington Terrace, UT9,14092-8%
Brigham City, UT18,26494-6%
Riverdale, UT8,53297-3%
Pleasant View, UT8,42611212%

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Boonton, NJ8,42413535%
White Horse, NJ8,42211616%
Fruitvale, CO8,4221011%
Southside, AL8,43291-9%
Pleasant View, UT8,42611212%
Source: The Pleasant View, UT cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2015.