Poultney 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.
IndexPoultneyVermontNational
Cost of living index102113100
IndexPoultneyVermontNational
Goods & Services index118106100
Groceries index99109100
Health care index101107100
Housing index82115100
Transportation index115128100
Utilities index96123100

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  • The cost of living in Poultney is 10% lower than the Vermont average.
  • The cost of living in Poultney is 2% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Poultney is 18% lower than the national average.
  • Vermont general sales tax is 18% higher than the national average.
  • Vermont state income tax is 60% 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$61,250$5,104$1,429$1,838
Renters$31,071$2,589$725$932

Vermont Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Vermont6%7%

Vermont Income Tax

StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
Vermont3.55%8.95%

Goods & Services

ItemPoultneyNational avg.Difference
Haircut $15.40$14.595.5%
Beauty Salon $38.00$34.689.6%
Toothpaste $1.73$2.4730.1%
Shampoo $0.99$1.023.1%
Movie $11.35$9.8715.0%
Bowling $3.98$4.399.4%

Groceries

ItemPoultneyNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $4.23$4.485.5%
Fried Chicken $1.41$1.463.7%
Milk $2.35$2.360.3%
Potatoes $3.79$3.0623.8%
Pizza $8.49$9.248.1%
Beer $9.69$8.6312.2%

Health Care

ItemPoultneyNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $92.40$99.787.4%
Doctor $103.80$105.031.2%
Dentist $96.20$88.708.5%
Ibuprofen $9.23$9.411.9%
Lipitor $282.61$298.505.3%

Housing

ItemPoultneyNational avg.Difference
Home Price $141,800.00$175,700.0019.3%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,315.97$1,081.0321.7%
Apartment Rent $778.00$920.0015.4%

Transportation

ItemPoultneyNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.48$2.0918.4%
Tire Balancing $47.98$45.296.0%

Utilities

ItemPoultneyNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$174.50$170.802.2%
Phone $24.95$28.2611.7%
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.
Whitehall, NY2,79196-4%
Granville, NY2,54496-4%
Fort Ann, NY57199-1%
Benson, VT3191011%
Fair Haven, VT2,3471033%
Poultney, VT1,6731022%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Waterflow, NM1,6731022%
Prudenville, MI1,67388-12%
Higganum, CT1,67312727%
Forest Meadows, CA1,67413232%
Tombstone, AZ1,67485-15%
Poultney, VT1,6731022%
Source: The Poultney, VT cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2015.