Shokan 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.
IndexShokanNew YorkNational
Cost of living index110119100
IndexShokanNew YorkNational
Goods & Services index105109100
Groceries index108108100
Health care index9999100
Housing index124145100
Transportation index105108100
Utilities index98102100

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  • The cost of living in Shokan is 7% lower than the New York average.
  • The cost of living in Shokan is 10% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Shokan is 24% higher than the national average.
  • New York general sales tax is 21% lower than the national average.
  • New York state income tax is 80% 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$68,180$5,682$1,591$2,046
Renters$48,286$4,024$1,127$1,449

New York Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
New York4%8.875%

New York Income Tax

StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
New York4%8.82%

Goods & Services

ItemShokanNational avg.Difference
Haircut $19.11$16.0918.8%
Beauty Salon $30.79$37.3317.5%
Toothpaste $2.86$2.4517.0%
Shampoo $1.14$1.0014.3%
Movie $12.14$10.2818.1%
Bowling $4.11$4.9316.7%

Groceries

ItemShokanNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $4.56$3.8020.0%
Fried Chicken $1.40$1.400.5%
Milk $2.32$2.0115.4%
Potatoes $3.72$3.0123.7%
Pizza $8.59$9.8913.1%
Beer $9.86$8.9010.8%

Health Care

ItemShokanNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $99.72$102.162.4%
Doctor $102.72$108.365.2%
Dentist $93.90$92.531.5%
Ibuprofen $9.41$9.281.5%
Lipitor $425.19$425.820.1%

Housing

ItemShokanNational avg.Difference
Home Price $226,800.00$184,700.0022.8%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,412.96$1,202.4417.5%
Apartment Rent $1,208.00$949.0027.3%

Transportation

ItemShokanNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.35$2.244.6%
Tire Balancing $48.83$46.295.5%

Utilities

ItemShokanNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$149.27$165.9610.1%
Phone $31.34$28.689.3%
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.
East Kingston, NY50698-2%
Accord, NY5351077%
Pine Hill, NY24699-1%
Kerhonkson, NY2,2151088%
Lincoln Park, NY2,0911000%
Shokan, NY1,15511010%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Peabody, KS1,15582-18%
Livingston Manor, NY1,15591-9%
Plainview, NE1,15580-20%
Edinburg, IL1,15687-13%
Dauphin Island, AL1,1561044%
Shokan, NY1,15511010%
Source: The Shokan, NY cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2017.