Zurich 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.
IndexZurichKansasNational
Cost of living index7290100
IndexZurichKansasNational
Goods & Services index8996100
Groceries index9193100
Health care index9697100
Housing index2576100
Transportation index9893100
Utilities index9698100

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  • The cost of living in Zurich is 19% lower than the Kansas average.
  • The cost of living in Zurich is 28% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Zurich is 75% lower than the national average.
  • Kansas general sales tax is 21% higher than the national average.
  • Kansas state income tax is 21% 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$48,438$4,037$1,130$1,453
Renters$0$0$0$0

Kansas Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Kansas6.15%9.65%

Kansas Income Tax

StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
Kansas2.7%4.6%

Goods & Services

ItemZurichNational avg.Difference
Haircut $12.50$15.5619.7%
Beauty Salon $26.17$36.1127.5%
Toothpaste $1.85$2.4725.3%
Shampoo $0.92$0.965.0%
Movie $6.00$10.1340.8%
Bowling $3.25$4.7431.4%

Groceries

ItemZurichNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $3.46$3.9813.2%
Fried Chicken $1.34$1.414.8%
Milk $1.46$2.0629.1%
Potatoes $2.93$2.981.9%
Pizza $9.49$9.470.2%
Beer $8.74$8.790.6%

Health Care

ItemZurichNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $159.74$101.0458.1%
Doctor $104.78$107.442.5%
Dentist $74.93$90.4217.1%
Ibuprofen $8.06$9.2813.1%
Lipitor $423.60$426.500.7%

Housing

ItemZurichNational avg.Difference
Home Price $44,200.00$175,700.0074.8%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $871.13$1,133.2323.1%
Apartment Rent $0.00$920.00100.0%

Transportation

ItemZurichNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $1.82$1.998.5%
Tire Balancing $51.44$45.7612.4%

Utilities

ItemZurichNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$165.58$163.811.1%
Phone $25.69$28.399.5%
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.
Palco, KS15975-25%
Bogue, KS21973-27%
Stockton, KS1,31174-26%
Damar, KS22374-26%
Plainville, KS1,77679-21%
Zurich, KS10272-28%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Unity Village, MO10292-8%
San Jose CDP (San Miguel County), NM10283-17%
Saltillo, IN10277-23%
La Bolt, SD10279-21%
Powhatan, AR10273-27%
Zurich, KS10272-28%
Source: The Zurich, KS cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2016.