Wheatcroft 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.
IndexWheatcroftKentuckyNational
Cost of living index7187100
IndexWheatcroftKentuckyNational
Goods & Services index9697100
Groceries index8989100
Health care index9489100
Housing index2170100
Transportation index8997100
Utilities index9194100

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  • The cost of living in Wheatcroft is 18% lower than the Kentucky average.
  • The cost of living in Wheatcroft is 29% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Wheatcroft is 79% 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$33,393$2,783$779$1,002
Renters$0$0$0$0

Kentucky Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Kentucky6%6%

Kentucky Income Tax

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

Goods & Services

ItemWheatcroftNational avg.Difference
Haircut $16.85$15.568.2%
Beauty Salon $32.83$36.119.1%
Toothpaste $1.64$2.4733.8%
Shampoo $0.90$0.967.1%
Movie $9.13$10.139.8%
Bowling $3.43$4.7427.6%

Groceries

ItemWheatcroftNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $3.87$3.982.8%
Fried Chicken $1.11$1.4121.4%
Milk $1.52$2.0626.5%
Potatoes $2.61$2.9812.6%
Pizza $9.99$9.475.5%
Beer $7.84$8.7910.8%

Health Care

ItemWheatcroftNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $117.91$101.0416.7%
Doctor $90.53$107.4415.7%
Dentist $81.87$90.429.5%
Ibuprofen $8.25$9.2811.1%
Lipitor $445.26$426.504.4%

Housing

ItemWheatcroftNational avg.Difference
Home Price $36,900.00$175,700.0079.0%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $915.34$1,133.2319.2%
Apartment Rent $0.00$920.00100.0%

Transportation

ItemWheatcroftNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $1.86$1.996.6%
Tire Balancing $36.00$45.7621.3%

Utilities

ItemWheatcroftNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$168.12$163.812.6%
Phone $21.67$28.3923.7%
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.
Crayne, KY14375-25%
Providence, KY3,14075-25%
Breckinridge Center, KY2,21676-24%
Sturgis, KY2,30876-24%
Nebo, KY21076-24%
Wheatcroft, KY16971-29%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Butler CDP, OK16993-7%
Marcus, WA16991-9%
Ravenna, TX16971-29%
Montrose, WV16985-15%
Twining, MI16980-20%
Wheatcroft, KY16971-29%
Source: The Wheatcroft, KY cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2016.