Ages 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.
IndexAgesKentuckyNational
Cost of living index7689100
IndexAgesKentuckyNational
Goods & Services index99100100
Groceries index9790100
Health care index8793100
Housing index2770100
Transportation index8599100
Utilities index10896100

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  • The cost of living in Ages is 14% lower than the Kentucky average.
  • The cost of living in Ages is 24% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Ages is 73% 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$23,908$1,992$558$717
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

ItemAgesNational avg.Difference
Haircut $11.70$16.0927.3%
Beauty Salon $27.50$37.3326.3%
Toothpaste $2.79$2.4513.9%
Shampoo $0.96$1.004.4%
Movie $11.15$10.288.4%
Bowling $3.50$4.9329.0%

Groceries

ItemAgesNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $4.15$3.809.2%
Fried Chicken $1.14$1.4018.4%
Milk $1.81$2.0110.0%
Potatoes $3.17$3.015.4%
Pizza $10.24$9.893.6%
Beer $9.52$8.907.0%

Health Care

ItemAgesNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $82.13$102.1619.6%
Doctor $87.50$108.3619.2%
Dentist $76.67$92.5317.1%
Ibuprofen $9.46$9.282.0%
Lipitor $414.84$425.822.6%

Housing

ItemAgesNational avg.Difference
Home Price $49,200.00$184,700.0073.4%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $865.26$1,202.4428.0%
Apartment Rent $0.00$949.00100.0%

Transportation

ItemAgesNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.04$2.249.1%
Tire Balancing $34.29$46.2925.9%

Utilities

ItemAgesNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$168.81$165.961.7%
Phone $33.32$28.6816.2%
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.
Coldiron, KY13297-3%
Pathfork, KY51672-28%
Kenvir, KY33273-27%
Wallins Creek, KY14575-25%
South Wallins, KY54475-25%
Ages, KY38976-24%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
McCutchenville, OH38989-11%
Copperhill, TN38978-22%
Cove, AR38975-25%
Wyatt, MO38980-20%
Vaughn, NM38980-20%
Ages, KY38976-24%
Source: The Ages, KY cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2017.