Purple Sage 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.
IndexPurple SageWyomingNational
Cost of living index8297100
IndexPurple SageWyomingNational
Goods & Services index9590100
Groceries index9599100
Health care index9299100
Housing index52101100
Transportation index109101100
Utilities index7999100

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  • The cost of living in Purple Sage is 16% lower than the Wyoming average.
  • The cost of living in Purple Sage is 18% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Purple Sage is 48% lower than the national average.
  • Wyoming general sales tax is 21% lower than the national average.
  • Wyoming 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$90,250$7,521$2,106$2,708
Renters$25,074$2,090$585$752

Wyoming Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Wyoming4%6%

Wyoming Income Tax

StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
Wyoming0%0%

Goods & Services

ItemPurple SageNational avg.Difference
Haircut $18.03$15.5615.8%
Beauty Salon $32.72$36.119.4%
Toothpaste $1.89$2.4723.6%
Shampoo $0.86$0.9611.2%
Movie $9.44$10.136.8%
Bowling $3.62$4.7423.6%

Groceries

ItemPurple SageNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $3.72$3.986.6%
Fried Chicken $1.22$1.4113.6%
Milk $1.47$2.0628.8%
Potatoes $3.31$2.9810.8%
Pizza $8.94$9.475.7%
Beer $7.85$8.7910.7%

Health Care

ItemPurple SageNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $94.77$101.046.2%
Doctor $99.97$107.447.0%
Dentist $73.71$90.4218.5%
Ibuprofen $9.74$9.285.0%
Lipitor $432.10$426.501.3%

Housing

ItemPurple SageNational avg.Difference
Home Price $42,100.00$175,700.0076.0%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,037.59$1,133.238.4%
Apartment Rent $1,076.00$920.0017.0%

Transportation

ItemPurple SageNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.11$1.995.9%
Tire Balancing $53.69$45.7617.3%

Utilities

ItemPurple SageNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$139.23$163.8115.0%
Phone $19.99$28.3929.6%
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.
Arrowhead Springs, WY2294-6%
Reliance, WY65074-26%
Clearview Acres, WY1,05588-12%
Rock Springs, WY23,68497-3%
Green River, WY12,60099-1%
Purple Sage, WY75582-18%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Hills, MN75586-14%
Meadowlands, PA75590-10%
Pioneer Junction, MT75597-3%
Deemston, PA75593-7%
South Royalton, VT7551066%
Purple Sage, WY75582-18%
Source: The Purple Sage, WY cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2016.