Upper Kalskag 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.
IndexUpper KalskagAlaskaNational
Cost of living index119130100
IndexUpper KalskagAlaskaNational
Goods & Services index126119100
Groceries index132137100
Health care index143146100
Housing index110135100
Transportation index113129100
Utilities index100142100

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  • The cost of living in Upper Kalskag is 9% lower than the Alaska average.
  • The cost of living in Upper Kalskag is 19% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Upper Kalskag is 10% 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$37,500$3,125$875$1,125
Renters$36,250$3,021$846$1,088

Alaska Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Alaska0%7%

Alaska Income Tax

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Goods & Services

ItemUpper KalskagNational avg.Difference
Haircut $20.65$15.5632.7%
Beauty Salon $48.69$36.1134.8%
Toothpaste $3.38$2.4736.7%
Shampoo $1.09$0.9613.0%
Movie $11.40$10.1312.6%
Bowling $4.69$4.741.0%

Groceries

ItemUpper KalskagNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $5.81$3.9845.9%
Fried Chicken $1.63$1.4116.1%
Milk $2.26$2.069.5%
Potatoes $3.91$2.9831.1%
Pizza $10.99$9.4716.0%
Beer $10.38$8.7918.0%

Health Care

ItemUpper KalskagNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $195.09$101.0493.1%
Doctor $175.40$107.4463.3%
Dentist $135.20$90.4249.5%
Ibuprofen $10.12$9.289.0%
Lipitor $452.54$426.506.1%

Housing

ItemUpper KalskagNational avg.Difference
Home Price $168,800.00$175,700.003.9%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,748.13$1,133.2354.3%
Apartment Rent $1,313.00$920.0042.7%

Transportation

ItemUpper KalskagNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.32$1.9916.4%
Tire Balancing $48.21$45.765.4%

Utilities

ItemUpper KalskagNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$201.39$163.8122.9%
Phone $19.99$28.3929.6%
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.
Lower Kalskag, AK34011111%
Upper Kalskag, AK25711919%

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Elgin, PA25781-19%
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Upper Kalskag, AK25711919%
Source: The Upper Kalskag, AK cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2016.