Wildwood 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.
IndexWildwoodKentuckyNational
Cost of living index11088100
IndexWildwoodKentuckyNational
Goods & Services index10295100
Groceries index9696100
Health care index9095100
Housing index13570100
Transportation index10597100
Utilities index8892100

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  • The cost of living in Wildwood is 25% higher than the Kentucky average.
  • The cost of living in Wildwood is 10% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Wildwood is 35% higher 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$64,107$5,342$1,496$1,923
Renters$68,281$5,690$1,593$2,049

Kentucky Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Kentucky6%6%

Kentucky Income Tax

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

Goods & Services

ItemWildwoodNational 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

ItemWildwoodNational 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

ItemWildwoodNational 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

ItemWildwoodNational avg.Difference
Home Price $210,100.00$175,700.0019.6%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $835.10$1,081.0322.7%
Apartment Rent $1,583.00$920.0072.1%

Transportation

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

Utilities

ItemWildwoodNational 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.
West Buechel, KY1,24585-15%
Taylorsville, KY81686-14%
Shively, KY15,45087-13%
Brooks, KY2,96488-12%
Watterson Park, KY1,50088-12%
Wildwood, KY24611010%

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Whittier, AK24699-1%
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Wildwood, KY24611010%
Source: The Wildwood, KY cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2015.