Wheeler 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.
IndexWheelerIndianaNational
Cost of living index9688100
IndexWheelerIndianaNational
Goods & Services index10695100
Groceries index10892100
Health care index10095100
Housing index7273100
Transportation index11293100
Utilities index10493100

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  • The cost of living in Wheeler is 10% higher than the Indiana average.
  • The cost of living in Wheeler is 4% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Wheeler is 28% 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$64,531$5,378$1,506$1,936
Renters$0$0$0$0

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

ItemWheelerNational avg.Difference
Haircut $17.50$14.5919.9%
Beauty Salon $45.00$34.6829.8%
Toothpaste $2.34$2.475.4%
Shampoo $0.99$1.023.1%
Movie $13.75$9.8739.3%
Bowling $5.00$4.3913.9%

Groceries

ItemWheelerNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $5.37$4.4820.0%
Fried Chicken $1.42$1.463.0%
Milk $1.74$2.3626.2%
Potatoes $2.50$3.0618.3%
Pizza $10.99$9.2418.9%
Beer $14.25$8.6365.1%

Health Care

ItemWheelerNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $95.00$99.784.8%
Doctor $100.00$105.034.8%
Dentist $100.00$88.7012.7%
Ibuprofen $9.24$9.411.8%
Lipitor $262.00$298.5012.2%

Housing

ItemWheelerNational avg.Difference
Home Price $126,600.00$175,700.0027.9%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,500.61$1,081.0338.8%
Apartment Rent $0.00$920.00100.0%

Transportation

ItemWheelerNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.29$2.099.5%
Tire Balancing $53.31$45.2917.7%

Utilities

ItemWheelerNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$173.99$170.801.9%
Phone $30.05$28.266.3%
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.
Gary, IN79,16589-11%
East Chicago, IN29,38791-9%
Lake Station, IN12,36991-9%
Westville, IN6,89582-18%
Town of Pines, IN73282-18%
Wheeler, IN24696-4%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Harcourt, IA24674-26%
Prompton, PA2461044%
Hayward, MN24681-19%
Cabot, VT2461022%
Wildwood, KY24611010%
Wheeler, IN24696-4%
Source: The Wheeler, IN cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2015.