Thorne Bay 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.
IndexThorne BayAlaskaNational
Cost of living index122130100
IndexThorne BayAlaskaNational
Goods & Services index113119100
Groceries index134137100
Health care index149146100
Housing index119135100
Transportation index135129100
Utilities index126142100

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  • The cost of living in Thorne Bay is 6% lower than the Alaska average.
  • The cost of living in Thorne Bay is 22% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Thorne Bay is 19% higher than the national average.
  • Alaska general sales tax is 100% lower than the national average.
  • Alaska 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$52,917$4,410$1,235$1,588
Renters$54,375$4,531$1,269$1,631

Alaska Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Alaska0%7%

Alaska Income Tax

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Alaska0%0%

Goods & Services

ItemThorne BayNational avg.Difference
Haircut $18.67$15.5619.9%
Beauty Salon $34.08$36.115.6%
Toothpaste $3.67$2.4748.4%
Shampoo $1.39$0.9644.0%
Movie $12.92$10.1327.5%
Bowling $5.42$4.7414.4%

Groceries

ItemThorne BayNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $4.42$3.9810.9%
Fried Chicken $1.59$1.4113.0%
Milk $2.57$2.0624.7%
Potatoes $4.34$2.9845.5%
Pizza $13.84$9.4746.1%
Beer $9.38$8.796.6%

Health Care

ItemThorne BayNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $214.61$101.04112.4%
Doctor $188.83$107.4475.8%
Dentist $139.00$90.4253.7%
Ibuprofen $10.13$9.289.1%
Lipitor $449.18$426.505.3%

Housing

ItemThorne BayNational avg.Difference
Home Price $228,400.00$175,700.0030.0%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,678.95$1,133.2348.2%
Apartment Rent $846.00$920.008.0%

Transportation

ItemThorne BayNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.94$1.9947.8%
Tire Balancing $48.57$45.766.1%

Utilities

ItemThorne BayNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$261.66$163.8159.7%
Phone $23.00$28.3919.0%
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.
Kasaan, AK6711010%
Hollis, AK12913434%
Thorne Bay, AK53612222%

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City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Mather, PA53681-19%
Kiowa, OK53679-21%
Hideout, UT53697-3%
Coalport, PA53679-21%
Leary, GA53679-21%
Thorne Bay, AK53612222%
Source: The Thorne Bay, AK cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2016.