South Greeley 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.
IndexSouth GreeleyWyomingNational
Cost of living index7896100
IndexSouth GreeleyWyomingNational
Goods & Services index9191100
Groceries index9797100
Health care index101101100
Housing index42101100
Transportation index8787100
Utilities index100100100
Displayed above is a general overview of the South Greeley, WY cost of living index. The overall cost of living index in South Greeley, WY is 78, which is 18% lower than the Wyoming average and 22% lower than the national average. The cost of living index is created from the following categories: goods/services (33%), groceries (13%), health care (5%), housing (30%), transportation (9%) and utilities (10%). As you can see, goods/services and housing make up the majority of the overall cost of living index. Everyday goods and services can be a good indicator of the general cost of goods in a given city. In this case, the goods and services in South Greeley, WY are equal to the Wyoming average and 9% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The cost of living in South Greeley is 18% lower than the Wyoming average.
  • The cost of living in South Greeley is 22% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in South Greeley is 58% lower than the national average.
  • Wyoming general sales tax is 21% lower than the national average.
  • Wyoming state income tax is 100% 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$53,356$4,446$1,245$1,601
Renters$28,750$2,396$671$863
The affordability of the housing market in South Greeley, WY as well as the overall cost of living can be indicated accurately by what percent of the monthly income is spent on housing related costs. This is konwn as the debt-to-income ratio (DTI). The overall rule of thumb is that no more than 28% of your gross income should ever be used on the overall costs related to housing and no more than 36% of gross income on all expenses and debts. Among South Greeley, WY homeowners, the median income is $53,356. This indicates that a monthly maximum of $1,245 should be spent by homeowners on all housing related costs. Renters have a median income of $28,750. This indicates that renters should have a maximum of $671 used for their rent related monthly costs.

Wyoming Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Wyoming4%6%

Wyoming Income Tax

StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
Wyoming0%0%
For those who live in South Greeley, WY and want to know what the true cost of living is, they ought to look at both the Wyoming income tax rate and the Wyoming sales tax rate. By sales tax, we mean the taxes that are included whenever a person is purchasing any goods or services. The amount that is taxed depends upon the particular state, where some states have a sales tax of zero percent while others can have a tax higher than seven percent. In Wyoming, the sales tax is 4%, while the most you'll pay in surtax is 6%. There is also income tax to consider, which is based upon the amount of money made in a year. Just like sales tax, income tax depends upon the particular state but also depends upon what tax bracket the person is in. Income tax for the state can be higher than nine percent in some states to zero percent in others. For those that live in Wyoming, the income tax rate ranges between 0% to 0%.

Goods & Services

ItemSouth GreeleyNational avg.Difference
Haircut $14.00$14.594.1%
Beauty Salon $31.00$34.6810.6%
Toothpaste $3.39$2.4737.1%
Shampoo $0.91$1.0211.0%
Movie $8.50$9.8713.9%
Bowling $3.00$4.3931.7%

Groceries

ItemSouth GreeleyNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $4.85$4.488.3%
Fried Chicken $1.09$1.4625.5%
Milk $2.45$2.364.0%
Potatoes $2.15$3.0629.8%
Pizza $10.00$9.248.2%
Beer $8.92$8.633.3%

Health Care

ItemSouth GreeleyNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $134.33$99.7834.6%
Doctor $97.50$105.037.2%
Dentist $89.00$88.700.3%
Ibuprofen $9.27$9.411.5%
Lipitor $310.78$298.504.1%

Housing

ItemSouth GreeleyNational avg.Difference
Home Price $50,200.00$175,700.0071.4%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $962.56$1,081.0311.0%
Apartment Rent $689.00$920.0025.1%

Transportation

ItemSouth GreeleyNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $1.85$2.0911.3%
Tire Balancing $36.65$45.2919.1%

Utilities

ItemSouth GreeleyNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$149.54$170.8012.4%
Phone $33.10$28.2617.1%
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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Fox Farm-College, WY3,95977-23%
Cheyenne, WY61,47094-6%
Warren AFB, WY2,74699-1%
Ranchettes, WY6,02811818%
South Greeley, WY4,70278-22%

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Meadows Place, TX4,7011033%
Alamo, GA4,70178-22%
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Madisonville, TN4,70382-18%
Fort Lee, VA4,70011111%
South Greeley, WY4,70278-22%
Source: The South Greeley, WY cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2015.