Tompkinsville 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.
IndexTompkinsvilleKentuckyNational
Cost of living index7588100
IndexTompkinsvilleKentuckyNational
Goods & Services index9095100
Groceries index9396100
Health care index8795100
Housing index3870100
Transportation index9397100
Utilities index8592100

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  • The cost of living in Tompkinsville is 15% lower than the Kentucky average.
  • The cost of living in Tompkinsville is 25% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Tompkinsville is 62% 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$31,518$2,627$735$946
Renters$14,821$1,235$346$445

Kentucky Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Kentucky6%6%

Kentucky Income Tax

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

Goods & Services

ItemTompkinsvilleNational avg.Difference
Haircut $9.33$14.5936.1%
Beauty Salon $22.83$34.6834.2%
Toothpaste $2.38$2.473.8%
Shampoo $0.88$1.0213.9%
Movie $10.25$9.873.9%
Bowling $4.11$4.396.4%

Groceries

ItemTompkinsvilleNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $4.06$4.489.3%
Fried Chicken $1.33$1.469.2%
Milk $2.03$2.3613.9%
Potatoes $2.20$3.0628.1%
Pizza $8.00$9.2413.4%
Beer $8.55$8.631.0%

Health Care

ItemTompkinsvilleNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $90.00$99.789.8%
Doctor $91.67$105.0312.7%
Dentist $66.50$88.7025.0%
Ibuprofen $8.52$9.419.5%
Lipitor $309.67$298.503.7%

Housing

ItemTompkinsvilleNational avg.Difference
Home Price $54,300.00$175,700.0069.1%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $803.38$1,081.0325.7%
Apartment Rent $511.00$920.0044.5%

Transportation

ItemTompkinsvilleNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $1.98$2.095.5%
Tire Balancing $40.00$45.2911.7%

Utilities

ItemTompkinsvilleNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$141.04$170.8017.4%
Phone $24.80$28.2612.2%
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.
Fountain Run, KY26775-25%
Marrowbone, KY20973-27%
Red Boiling Springs, TN1,13876-24%
Gamaliel, KY44076-24%
Celina, TN1,49777-23%
Tompkinsville, KY2,17775-25%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
New Glarus, WI2,17798-2%
Derwood, MD2,17814343%
Sea Breeze, NC2,17811010%
Sunray, TX2,17880-20%
Kalkaska, MI2,17684-16%
Tompkinsville, KY2,17775-25%
Source: The Tompkinsville, KY cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2015.