Princeton 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.
IndexPrincetonIdahoNational
Cost of living index9392100
IndexPrincetonIdahoNational
Goods & Services index9593100
Groceries index9295100
Health care index114103100
Housing indexn/a88100
Transportation index9393100
Utilities index8187100

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  • The cost of living in Princeton is 2% higher than the Idaho average.
  • The cost of living in Princeton is 7% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Princeton is equal to the national average.
  • Idaho general sales tax is 18% higher than the national average.
  • Idaho state income tax is 28% 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$0$0$0$0
Renters$0$0$0$0

Idaho Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Idaho6%8.5%

Idaho Income Tax

StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
Idaho1.6%7.4%

Goods & Services

ItemPrincetonNational avg.Difference
Haircut $14.60$14.590.0%
Beauty Salon $35.00$34.680.9%
Toothpaste $2.96$2.4719.7%
Shampoo $1.25$1.0222.3%
Movie $10.50$9.876.4%
Bowling $4.64$4.395.7%

Groceries

ItemPrincetonNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $4.08$4.488.9%
Fried Chicken $1.40$1.464.4%
Milk $2.02$2.3614.3%
Potatoes $1.62$3.0647.1%
Pizza $9.37$9.241.4%
Beer $9.44$8.639.3%

Health Care

ItemPrincetonNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $122.74$99.7823.0%
Doctor $136.86$105.0330.3%
Dentist $96.20$88.708.5%
Ibuprofen $10.00$9.416.2%
Lipitor $311.32$298.504.3%

Housing

ItemPrincetonNational avg.Difference
Home Price $0.00$175,700.00100.0%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $971.74$1,081.0310.1%
Apartment Rent $0.00$920.00100.0%

Transportation

ItemPrincetonNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $1.73$2.0917.1%
Tire Balancing $55.33$45.2922.2%

Utilities

ItemPrincetonNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$141.93$170.8016.9%
Phone $22.01$28.2622.1%
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.

Nearby cities with low cost of living

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Farmington, WA12683-17%
Garfield, WA47985-15%
Potlatch, ID77385-15%
Onaway, ID18986-14%
Deary, ID48587-13%
Princeton, ID5993-7%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Chautauqua, KS5971-29%
Hamilton, ND5974-26%
Vernon, CA591033%
Oakville, CA5911818%
Leonidas, MN5985-15%
Princeton, ID5993-7%
Source: The Princeton, ID cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2015.