Port Protection 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.
IndexPort ProtectionAlaskaNational
Cost of living index118133100
IndexPort ProtectionAlaskaNational
Goods & Services index112119100
Groceries index125128100
Health care index149143100
Housing index95135100
Transportation index155146100
Utilities index142159100

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  • The cost of living in Port Protection is 11% lower than the Alaska average.
  • The cost of living in Port Protection is 18% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Port Protection is 5% lower than the national average.
  • Alaska general sales tax is 100% lower than the national average.
  • Alaska state income tax is 100% 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$14,318$1,193$334$430
Renters$0$0$0$0

Alaska Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Alaska0%7%

Alaska Income Tax

StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
Alaska0%0%

Goods & Services

ItemPort ProtectionNational avg.Difference
Haircut $19.67$14.5934.8%
Beauty Salon $38.17$34.6810.1%
Toothpaste $2.79$2.4712.8%
Shampoo $1.20$1.0217.4%
Movie $11.50$9.8716.5%
Bowling $5.25$4.3919.5%

Groceries

ItemPort ProtectionNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $5.01$4.4811.9%
Fried Chicken $1.51$1.463.1%
Milk $2.52$2.366.9%
Potatoes $5.61$3.0683.2%
Pizza $12.62$9.2436.5%
Beer $9.82$8.6313.8%

Health Care

ItemPort ProtectionNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $201.00$99.78101.4%
Doctor $172.75$105.0364.5%
Dentist $151.00$88.7070.2%
Ibuprofen $9.40$9.410.1%
Lipitor $307.94$298.503.2%

Housing

ItemPort ProtectionNational avg.Difference
Home Price $166,700.00$175,700.005.1%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,650.65$1,081.0352.7%
Apartment Rent $0.00$920.00100.0%

Transportation

ItemPort ProtectionNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $3.62$2.0972.9%
Tire Balancing $48.10$45.296.2%

Utilities

ItemPort ProtectionNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$300.95$170.8076.2%
Phone $26.75$28.265.3%
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.
Point Baker, AK4812727%
Port Protection, AK8311818%

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Patmos, AR8380-20%
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Port Protection, AK8311818%
Source: The Port Protection, AK cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2015.