Smiths Grove 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.
IndexSmiths GroveKentuckyNational
Cost of living index8787100
IndexSmiths GroveKentuckyNational
Goods & Services index9597100
Groceries index9189100
Health care index8289100
Housing index6870100
Transportation index9897100
Utilities index10494100

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  • The cost of living in Smiths Grove is equal to the Kentucky average.
  • The cost of living in Smiths Grove is 13% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Smiths Grove is 32% 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$55,455$4,621$1,294$1,664
Renters$36,591$3,049$854$1,098

Kentucky Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Kentucky6%6%

Kentucky Income Tax

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

Goods & Services

ItemSmiths GroveNational avg.Difference
Haircut $16.00$15.562.8%
Beauty Salon $35.00$36.113.1%
Toothpaste $3.46$2.4740.1%
Shampoo $0.86$0.9611.2%
Movie $10.92$10.137.8%
Bowling $4.00$4.7415.5%

Groceries

ItemSmiths GroveNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $3.64$3.988.6%
Fried Chicken $0.97$1.4130.8%
Milk $1.81$2.0612.5%
Potatoes $4.43$2.9848.7%
Pizza $8.00$9.4715.6%
Beer $9.00$8.792.3%

Health Care

ItemSmiths GroveNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $85.61$101.0415.3%
Doctor $77.67$107.4427.7%
Dentist $82.00$90.429.3%
Ibuprofen $6.56$9.2829.3%
Lipitor $351.28$426.5017.6%

Housing

ItemSmiths GroveNational avg.Difference
Home Price $109,500.00$175,700.0037.7%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $941.69$1,133.2316.9%
Apartment Rent $750.00$920.0018.5%

Transportation

ItemSmiths GroveNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $1.95$1.991.9%
Tire Balancing $45.22$45.761.2%

Utilities

ItemSmiths GroveNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$168.98$163.813.2%
Phone $30.00$28.395.7%
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.
Brownsville, KY77278-22%
Cave City, KY2,21480-20%
Park City, KY53281-19%
Plum Springs, KY52986-14%
Oakland, KY14589-11%
Smiths Grove, KY70687-13%

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City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
White Haven, MT70686-14%
Meadow, TX70675-25%
Roscoe, PA70681-19%
Golden, IL70676-24%
Catawba, NC70686-14%
Smiths Grove, KY70687-13%
Source: The Smiths Grove, KY cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2016.