Slaughters 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.
IndexSlaughtersKentuckyNational
Cost of living index8088100
IndexSlaughtersKentuckyNational
Goods & Services index9295100
Groceries index9396100
Health care index9295100
Housing index4670100
Transportation index9297100
Utilities index11492100

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  • The cost of living in Slaughters is 8% lower than the Kentucky average.
  • The cost of living in Slaughters is 20% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Slaughters is 54% lower than the national average.
  • Kentucky general sales tax is 18% higher than the national average.
  • Kentucky state income tax is 10% 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$45,833$3,819$1,069$1,375
Renters$16,667$1,389$389$500

Kentucky Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Kentucky6%6%

Kentucky Income Tax

StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
Kentucky2%6%

Goods & Services

ItemSlaughtersNational avg.Difference
Haircut $15.17$14.594.0%
Beauty Salon $34.60$34.680.2%
Toothpaste $1.76$2.4728.8%
Shampoo $0.75$1.0226.6%
Movie $9.84$9.870.3%
Bowling $2.92$4.3933.5%

Groceries

ItemSlaughtersNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $3.73$4.4816.7%
Fried Chicken $1.33$1.469.2%
Milk $2.01$2.3614.7%
Potatoes $3.18$3.063.9%
Pizza $8.16$9.2411.7%
Beer $8.14$8.635.7%

Health Care

ItemSlaughtersNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $107.00$99.787.2%
Doctor $93.00$105.0311.5%
Dentist $75.67$88.7014.7%
Ibuprofen $8.78$9.416.7%
Lipitor $301.70$298.501.1%

Housing

ItemSlaughtersNational avg.Difference
Home Price $60,000.00$175,700.0065.9%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $937.81$1,081.0313.2%
Apartment Rent $675.00$920.0026.6%

Transportation

ItemSlaughtersNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $1.91$2.098.7%
Tire Balancing $43.12$45.294.8%

Utilities

ItemSlaughtersNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$182.62$170.806.9%
Phone $35.01$28.2623.9%
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.
Onton, KY3295-5%
Manitou, KY10776-24%
Beech Grove, KY44876-24%
Providence, KY3,14077-23%
Earlington, KY1,59678-22%
Slaughters, KY27380-20%

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Valley Head, WV27374-26%
Vergas, MN27389-11%
Slaughters, KY27380-20%
Source: The Slaughters, KY cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2015.