Rincon Valley 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.
IndexRincon ValleyArizonaNational
Cost of living index11697100
IndexRincon ValleyArizonaNational
Goods & Services index9797100
Groceries index9798100
Health care index115100100
Housing index15994100
Transportation index9899100
Utilities index9499100
The above illustration supplies generalized information for the Rincon Valley, AZ cost of living index. Compared to other cities in Arizona and cities across the country, the cost of living index in Rincon Valley, AZ is 116, which is 20% higher than the Arizona average and 16% higher than that for the entire country. The index is comprised of the following criteria: cost of retail goods and services (33%), groceries (13%), health care (5%), housing (30%), cost of public/private transportation (9%) and utilities (10%). Everyday goods and services, along with housing account for 63 percent of the total cost of living index. Goods and services that are a necessity regardless of location provide an accurate general sense of the cost of living in one city versus another. As seen above, the cost of retail goods and services in Rincon Valley, AZ are 1% higher than the average for Arizona and 3% lower than the rest of the country.

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  • The cost of living in Rincon Valley is 20% higher than the Arizona average.
  • The cost of living in Rincon Valley is 16% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Rincon Valley is 59% higher than the national average.
  • Arizona general sales tax is 10% higher than the national average.
  • Arizona state income tax is 16% 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)
The percent of monthly income spent on housing can be a good indicator of the affordability of housing in Rincon Valley, AZ as well as the overall cost of living. As a general rule of thumb, the debt-to-income ratio (DTI) for homeowners or renters should be not more than 28 percent of gross income to be spent on housing related costs and not more than 36 percent of income on all expenses, including debts. The median income for Rincon Valley, AZ homeowners, is $97,150. This would allow for a maximum of $2,267 per month to be spent on housing costs. For renters, the median monthly income is $52,850 which would result in a maximum of $1,233 to be spent on rental costs.

Arizona Sales Tax

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Arizona Income Tax

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One thing to keep in mind when considering the cost of living in Rincon Valley, AZ is the Arizona sales tax and Arizona income tax rates. Sales taxes are taxes that are collected on most goods or services sold. Sales taxes can vary by state and can be as high as 7% and as low as 0% as not every state imposes a sales tax. The Arizona sales tax rate is 5.6% and the maximum surtax that can be charged is 10.725%. Income tax is the tax imposed on income by both the federal and state government. The income tax rates varies by individual state and will also be higher or lower depending on the applicable tax bracket. The rates of state income tax can vary from 0% to more than 9%. The Arizona income tax rates range from 2.59% to 4.54%.

Goods & Services

ItemRincon ValleyNational avg.Difference
Haircut $14.60$14.590.0%
Beauty Salon $40.80$34.6817.6%
Toothpaste $2.29$2.477.4%
Shampoo $0.98$1.024.1%
Movie $9.83$9.870.4%
Bowling $3.85$4.3912.3%


ItemRincon ValleyNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $4.34$4.483.1%
Fried Chicken $1.51$1.463.1%
Milk $1.82$2.3622.8%
Potatoes $2.92$3.064.6%
Pizza $7.99$9.2413.6%
Beer $8.26$8.634.3%

Health Care

ItemRincon ValleyNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $87.40$99.7812.4%
Doctor $162.80$105.0355.0%
Dentist $93.80$88.705.7%
Ibuprofen $9.09$9.413.4%
Lipitor $289.19$298.503.1%


ItemRincon ValleyNational avg.Difference
Home Price $321,500.00$175,700.0083.0%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $842.49$1,081.0322.1%
Apartment Rent $945.00$920.002.7%


ItemRincon ValleyNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.00$2.094.6%
Tire Balancing $47.60$45.295.1%


ItemRincon ValleyNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$167.78$170.801.8%
Phone $24.58$28.2613.0%
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.

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Littletown, AZ50387-13%
Mescal, AZ1,64488-12%
Tucson, AZ525,03192-8%
Pimaco Two, AZ38297-3%
Corona de Tucson, AZ7,1721044%
Rincon Valley, AZ4,78411616%

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Silverton, OH4,78187-13%
Staunton, IL4,78088-12%
Gilbertsville, PA4,78011515%
Rincon Valley, AZ4,78411616%
Source: The Rincon Valley, AZ cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2015.