Selbyville 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.
IndexSelbyvilleDelawareNational
Cost of living index111109100
IndexSelbyvilleDelawareNational
Goods & Services index108107100
Groceries index105107100
Health care index9897100
Housing index131121100
Transportation index9795100
Utilities index8497100

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  • The cost of living in Selbyville is 2% higher than the Delaware average.
  • The cost of living in Selbyville is 11% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Selbyville is 31% higher than the national average.
  • Delaware general sales tax is 100% lower than the national average.
  • Delaware state income tax is 1% 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$59,375$4,948$1,385$1,781
Renters$35,625$2,969$831$1,069

Delaware Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Delaware0%0%

Delaware Income Tax

StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
Delaware2.2%6.6%

Goods & Services

ItemSelbyvilleNational avg.Difference
Haircut $13.82$16.0914.1%
Beauty Salon $39.11$37.334.8%
Toothpaste $2.71$2.4510.9%
Shampoo $1.16$1.0016.3%
Movie $11.86$10.2815.3%
Bowling $4.51$4.938.5%

Groceries

ItemSelbyvilleNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $4.29$3.8012.7%
Fried Chicken $1.35$1.403.2%
Milk $2.62$2.0130.3%
Potatoes $4.00$3.0133.0%
Pizza $11.68$9.8918.1%
Beer $9.51$8.906.9%

Health Care

ItemSelbyvilleNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $106.99$102.164.7%
Doctor $106.02$108.362.2%
Dentist $88.04$92.534.8%
Ibuprofen $10.09$9.288.7%
Lipitor $402.17$425.825.6%

Housing

ItemSelbyvilleNational avg.Difference
Home Price $260,500.00$184,700.0041.0%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,126.38$1,202.446.3%
Apartment Rent $1,035.00$949.009.1%

Transportation

ItemSelbyvilleNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.29$2.242.2%
Tire Balancing $39.75$46.2914.1%

Utilities

ItemSelbyvilleNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$160.44$165.963.3%
Phone $20.17$28.6829.7%
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.
Whaleyville, MD1021022%
Powellville, MD10986-14%
Long Neck, DE2,65686-14%
Pittsville, MD1,33594-6%
Willards, MD92295-5%
Selbyville, DE2,26811111%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Palmer, TX2,26888-12%
Cape Carteret, NC2,26711313%
Spirit Lake, ID2,26991-9%
West Branch, MI2,26982-18%
Sand Hill, PA2,27098-2%
Selbyville, DE2,26811111%
Source: The Selbyville, DE cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2017.