West Harrison 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 HarrisonIndianaNational
Cost of living index8188100
IndexWest HarrisonIndianaNational
Goods & Services index9395100
Groceries index9392100
Health care index9595100
Housing index4673100
Transportation index9693100
Utilities index10693100

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  • The cost of living in West Harrison is 8% lower than the Indiana average.
  • The cost of living in West Harrison is 19% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in West Harrison is 54% 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$36,250$3,021$846$1,088
Renters$18,125$1,510$423$544

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

ItemWest HarrisonNational avg.Difference
Haircut $12.50$14.5914.3%
Beauty Salon $32.61$34.686.0%
Toothpaste $2.54$2.472.7%
Shampoo $0.88$1.0213.9%
Movie $9.72$9.871.5%
Bowling $4.08$4.397.1%

Groceries

ItemWest HarrisonNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $4.21$4.486.0%
Fried Chicken $1.08$1.4626.2%
Milk $1.63$2.3630.8%
Potatoes $3.00$3.062.0%
Pizza $8.19$9.2411.4%
Beer $8.22$8.634.8%

Health Care

ItemWest HarrisonNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $90.90$99.788.9%
Doctor $92.83$105.0311.6%
Dentist $83.38$88.706.0%
Ibuprofen $8.10$9.4113.9%
Lipitor $317.61$298.506.4%

Housing

ItemWest HarrisonNational avg.Difference
Home Price $70,000.00$175,700.0060.2%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $812.88$1,081.0324.8%
Apartment Rent $568.00$920.0038.3%

Transportation

ItemWest HarrisonNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.03$2.093.1%
Tire Balancing $42.99$45.295.1%

Utilities

ItemWest HarrisonNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$202.79$170.8018.7%
Phone $24.99$28.2611.6%
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.
Elizabethtown, OH30275-25%
New Baltimore, OH52378-22%
New Haven, OH81378-22%
Moores Hill, IN65482-18%
Addyston, OH97082-18%
West Harrison, IN38781-19%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Yonah, GA3871000%
Clayville, NY38788-12%
Tumalo, OR38715555%
Saddle Rock Estates, NY387254154%
Richmond Dale, OH38782-18%
West Harrison, IN38781-19%
Source: The West Harrison, IN cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2015.