Prairie 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.
IndexPrairie ViewKansasNational
Cost of living index7490100
IndexPrairie ViewKansasNational
Goods & Services index8696100
Groceries index9893100
Health care index9497100
Housing index3876100
Transportation index8593100
Utilities index9798100

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  • The cost of living in Prairie View is 17% lower than the Kansas average.
  • The cost of living in Prairie View is 26% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Prairie View is 62% lower than the national average.
  • Kansas general sales tax is 21% higher than the national average.
  • Kansas state income tax is 21% 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$59,375$4,948$1,385$1,781
Renters$55,536$4,628$1,296$1,666

Kansas Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Kansas6.15%9.65%

Kansas Income Tax

StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
Kansas2.7%4.6%

Goods & Services

ItemPrairie ViewNational avg.Difference
Haircut $11.45$15.5626.5%
Beauty Salon $22.11$36.1138.8%
Toothpaste $2.59$2.474.8%
Shampoo $1.02$0.965.7%
Movie $8.50$10.1316.1%
Bowling $3.73$4.7421.2%

Groceries

ItemPrairie ViewNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $3.68$3.987.6%
Fried Chicken $1.71$1.4121.8%
Milk $2.00$2.062.9%
Potatoes $2.36$2.9820.9%
Pizza $9.83$9.473.8%
Beer $7.93$8.799.9%

Health Care

ItemPrairie ViewNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $86.50$101.0414.4%
Doctor $100.00$107.446.9%
Dentist $78.17$90.4213.5%
Ibuprofen $9.74$9.285.0%
Lipitor $452.42$426.506.1%

Housing

ItemPrairie ViewNational avg.Difference
Home Price $43,300.00$175,700.0075.4%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,179.49$1,133.234.1%
Apartment Rent $625.00$920.0032.1%

Transportation

ItemPrairie ViewNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $1.85$1.997.4%
Tire Balancing $31.29$45.7631.6%

Utilities

ItemPrairie ViewNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$106.97$163.8134.7%
Phone $39.95$28.3940.7%
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.
Glade, KS8168-32%
Edmond, KS4570-30%
Speed, KS7571-29%
Long Island, KS15772-28%
Almena, KS52473-27%
Prairie View, KS16774-26%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Erin Springs, OK16778-22%
Crouch, ID16793-7%
Glenview Manor, KY16712121%
Arthur, NE16776-24%
Utopia, TX16778-22%
Prairie View, KS16774-26%
Source: The Prairie View, KS cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2016.