Wells 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.
IndexWellsNevadaNational
Cost of living index87105100
IndexWellsNevadaNational
Goods & Services index93110100
Groceries index93111100
Health care index98103100
Housing index7099100
Transportation index99111100
Utilities index9494100

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  • The cost of living in Wells is 17% lower than the Nevada average.
  • The cost of living in Wells is 13% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Wells is 30% lower than the national average.
  • Nevada general sales tax is 35% higher than the national average.
  • Nevada 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$43,393$3,616$1,012$1,302
Renters$47,321$3,943$1,104$1,420

Nevada Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Nevada6.85%8.1%

Nevada Income Tax

StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
Nevada0%0%

Goods & Services

ItemWellsNational avg.Difference
Haircut $11.00$14.5924.6%
Beauty Salon $22.50$34.6835.1%
Toothpaste $2.85$2.4715.2%
Shampoo $1.06$1.023.7%
Movie $10.00$9.871.3%
Bowling $3.75$4.3914.6%

Groceries

ItemWellsNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $2.86$4.4836.1%
Fried Chicken $1.09$1.4625.5%
Milk $1.36$2.3642.3%
Potatoes $2.25$3.0626.5%
Pizza $7.99$9.2413.6%
Beer $8.24$8.634.6%

Health Care

ItemWellsNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $107.00$99.787.2%
Doctor $97.00$105.037.6%
Dentist $92.50$88.704.3%
Ibuprofen $9.89$9.415.1%
Lipitor $272.50$298.508.7%

Housing

ItemWellsNational avg.Difference
Home Price $120,800.00$175,700.0031.2%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $959.54$1,081.0311.2%
Apartment Rent $679.00$920.0026.2%

Transportation

ItemWellsNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.14$2.092.3%
Tire Balancing $40.00$45.2911.7%

Utilities

ItemWellsNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$144.23$170.8015.6%
Phone $29.99$28.266.1%
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.
Wells, NV1,26987-13%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Canyon Creek, TX1,26974-26%
Marsing, ID1,26983-17%
Fort Totten, ND1,26975-25%
Bethany, IL1,26982-18%
Elizabeth, CO1,2701033%
Wells, NV1,26987-13%
Source: The Wells, NV cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2015.