Trafalgar 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.
IndexTrafalgarIndianaNational
Cost of living index9188100
IndexTrafalgarIndianaNational
Goods & Services index9895100
Groceries index9492100
Health care index9995100
Housing index8273100
Transportation index9293100
Utilities index9193100

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  • The cost of living in Trafalgar is 4% higher than the Indiana average.
  • The cost of living in Trafalgar is 9% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Trafalgar is 18% lower than the national average.
  • Indiana general sales tax is 37% higher than the national average.
  • Indiana state income tax is 48% higher 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$59,402$4,950$1,386$1,782
Renters$40,357$3,363$942$1,211

Indiana Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Indiana7%7%

Indiana Income Tax

StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
Indiana3.3%3.3%

Goods & Services

ItemTrafalgarNational avg.Difference
Haircut $19.60$14.5934.3%
Beauty Salon $29.80$34.6814.1%
Toothpaste $2.34$2.475.4%
Shampoo $1.03$1.020.8%
Movie $10.53$9.876.7%
Bowling $4.30$4.392.1%

Groceries

ItemTrafalgarNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $4.34$4.483.1%
Fried Chicken $1.18$1.4619.4%
Milk $1.96$2.3616.8%
Potatoes $2.86$3.066.6%
Pizza $8.99$9.242.7%
Beer $7.98$8.637.6%

Health Care

ItemTrafalgarNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $84.30$99.7815.5%
Doctor $96.50$105.038.1%
Dentist $87.80$88.701.0%
Ibuprofen $8.69$9.417.7%
Lipitor $335.04$298.5012.2%

Housing

ItemTrafalgarNational avg.Difference
Home Price $120,600.00$175,700.0031.4%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $821.91$1,081.0324.0%
Apartment Rent $1,029.00$920.0011.8%

Transportation

ItemTrafalgarNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.01$2.093.9%
Tire Balancing $36.41$45.2919.6%

Utilities

ItemTrafalgarNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$156.80$170.808.2%
Phone $25.68$28.269.1%
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.

Nearby cities with low cost of living

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Clifford, IN27681-19%
Edinburgh, IN4,02384-16%
Martinsville, IN11,75684-16%
Morgantown, IN1,03384-16%
Taylorsville, IN92685-15%
Trafalgar, IN1,12391-9%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Wilton, NH1,12311212%
Batesville, TX1,12376-24%
Hayden, IN1,12390-10%
Mooresburg, TN1,12485-15%
Speers, PA1,12491-9%
Trafalgar, IN1,12391-9%
Source: The Trafalgar, IN cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2015.