White City 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.
IndexWhite CityUtahNational
Cost of living index104101100
IndexWhite CityUtahNational
Goods & Services index10196100
Groceries index9596100
Health care index9189100
Housing index117113100
Transportation index106102100
Utilities index9490100
Here we can see a simple outline of the cost of living in White City, UT. As you can see, with the average cost of living in White City, UT being 104, that puts it 4% higher than the average of Utah and 4% higher than our nation's average. This simple outline of the cost of living index was formulated using prices of: goods and services (weighted 33%), housing prices (weighted 30%), groceries (weighted 13%), utilities (weighted 10%), transportation (weighted 9%), and health care (weighted 5%). Thus, goods/services, along with housing influences the majority of the cost of living index. The price of daily goods and services is a valuable and reliable number to be aware of when considering the general price of the city's goods. In the case of White City, UT, the price of goods and services are 5% higher than the average of Utah as well as 1% higher than the nation's average.

Did you know?

  • The cost of living in White City is 4% higher than the Utah average.
  • The cost of living in White City is 4% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in White City is 17% higher than the national average.
  • Utah general sales tax is 17% higher than the national average.
  • Utah state income tax is 125% 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$61,031$5,086$1,424$1,831
Renters$52,935$4,411$1,235$1,588
One can approximate the cost of living and the housing affordability in White City, UT by the percentage of a person’s income that he or she spends on the monthly housing, otherwise known as the debt-to-income ratio (DTI). To stay on the safe side and keep one’s head above the water, a consumer should never spend more than 28 percent of his or her gross income on housing-related expenses and costs and not more than 36 percent of income on all expenses and debts. Homeowners in White City, UT have a median income of $61,031. Therefore, the amount that a consumer should spend on housing costs should be no more than $1,424 per month to avoid calamity and poverty. The renters in the city have an income of about $52,935, which would make their monthly maximum allowable rental costs $1,235.

Utah Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Utah5.95%8.35%

Utah Income Tax

StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
Utah5%5%
For those who live in White City, UT and want to know what the true cost of living is, they ought to look at both the Utah income tax rate and the Utah sales tax rate. By sales tax, we mean the taxes that are included whenever a person is purchasing any goods or services. The amount that is taxed depends upon the particular state, where some states have a sales tax of zero percent while others can have a tax higher than seven percent. In Utah, the sales tax is 5.95%, while the most you'll pay in surtax is 8.35%. There is also income tax to consider, which is based upon the amount of money made in a year. Just like sales tax, income tax depends upon the particular state but also depends upon what tax bracket the person is in. Income tax for the state can be higher than nine percent in some states to zero percent in others. For those that live in Utah, the income tax rate ranges between 5% to 5%.

Goods & Services

ItemWhite CityNational avg.Difference
Haircut $15.25$14.594.5%
Beauty Salon $38.75$34.6811.7%
Toothpaste $2.32$2.476.2%
Shampoo $0.94$1.028.0%
Movie $7.44$9.8724.6%
Bowling $3.99$4.399.1%

Groceries

ItemWhite CityNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $3.77$4.4815.8%
Fried Chicken $1.05$1.4628.3%
Milk $2.09$2.3611.3%
Potatoes $1.75$3.0642.8%
Pizza $8.99$9.242.7%
Beer $7.99$8.637.4%

Health Care

ItemWhite CityNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $87.75$99.7812.1%
Doctor $94.00$105.0310.5%
Dentist $82.00$88.707.6%
Ibuprofen $8.24$9.4112.5%
Lipitor $279.10$298.506.5%

Housing

ItemWhite CityNational avg.Difference
Home Price $184,100.00$175,700.004.8%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,027.66$1,081.034.9%
Apartment Rent $1,354.00$920.0047.2%

Transportation

ItemWhite CityNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.13$2.091.9%
Tire Balancing $53.81$45.2918.8%

Utilities

ItemWhite CityNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$145.09$170.8015.1%
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.
Magna, UT28,18296-4%
South Salt Lake, UT24,31597-3%
Copperton, UT55197-3%
West Valley City, UT132,32998-2%
Kearns, UT34,86599-1%
White City, UT5,4881044%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Clarinda, IA5,49082-18%
Aberdeen, MS5,49275-25%
Brush, CO5,49393-7%
Corcoran, MN5,48212020%
Weldon Spring, MO5,49612424%
White City, UT5,4881044%
Source: The White City, UT cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2015.