West Buechel 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.
IndexWest BuechelKentuckyNational
Cost of living index8588100
IndexWest BuechelKentuckyNational
Goods & Services index10295100
Groceries index9696100
Health care index9095100
Housing index5370100
Transportation index10597100
Utilities index8892100

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  • The cost of living in West Buechel is 3% lower than the Kentucky average.
  • The cost of living in West Buechel is 15% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in West Buechel is 47% 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$26,250$2,188$612$788
Renters$31,887$2,657$744$957

Kentucky Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Kentucky6%6%

Kentucky Income Tax

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

Goods & Services

ItemWest BuechelNational avg.Difference
Haircut $12.80$14.5912.3%
Beauty Salon $35.33$34.681.9%
Toothpaste $2.31$2.476.6%
Shampoo $0.93$1.029.0%
Movie $9.25$9.876.3%
Bowling $4.25$4.393.2%

Groceries

ItemWest BuechelNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $3.97$4.4811.3%
Fried Chicken $1.28$1.4612.6%
Milk $2.01$2.3614.7%
Potatoes $3.01$3.061.7%
Pizza $10.00$9.248.2%
Beer $8.85$8.632.5%

Health Care

ItemWest BuechelNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $82.50$99.7817.3%
Doctor $88.50$105.0315.7%
Dentist $88.40$88.700.3%
Ibuprofen $8.91$9.415.3%
Lipitor $246.60$298.5017.4%

Housing

ItemWest BuechelNational avg.Difference
Home Price $77,500.00$175,700.0055.9%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $835.10$1,081.0322.7%
Apartment Rent $690.00$920.0025.0%

Transportation

ItemWest BuechelNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.21$2.095.9%
Tire Balancing $46.40$45.292.5%

Utilities

ItemWest BuechelNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$126.60$170.8025.9%
Phone $30.22$28.266.9%
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.
Shively, KY15,45087-13%
Brooks, KY2,96488-12%
Watterson Park, KY1,50088-12%
Poplar Hills, KY36688-12%
Hollyvilla, KY43389-11%
West Buechel, KY1,24585-15%

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Otisville, NY1,24511212%
Barnsdall, OK1,24478-22%
West Buechel, KY1,24585-15%
Source: The West Buechel, KY cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2015.