Ainaloa cost of living index

Date & Last Updated: This data reflects 2019 and was released from C2ER in January, 2020; this is the most current data available.
The 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. The breakdown for each index is as follows: goods and services (33%), groceries (13%), health care (5%), housing (30%), transportation (9%) and utilities (10%). In the event that the cost of living data was unavailable for this city, estimates based upon nearby cities were used.
Cost of living130176100
Goods & Services129127100
Health care119120100

Key findings

  • The cost of living in Ainaloa is 26% lower than the Hawaii average
  • The cost of living in Ainaloa is 30% higher than the national average
  • Ainaloa housing is 7% lower than the national average
  • Hawaii general sales tax is 18% lower than the national average
  • Hawaii state income tax is 37% lower than the national average

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      Goods & Services

      ItemAinaloaNational avg.Difference
      Haircut $12.17$17.4930.4%
      Beauty Salon $31.47$38.1717.5%
      Toothpaste $4.08$2.3276.0%
      Shampoo $1.72$1.0170.3%
      Movie $10.04$10.726.4%
      Bowling $13.87$13.860.1%


      ItemAinaloaNational avg.Difference
      Ground Beef $4.25$3.909.0%
      Fried Chicken $2.19$1.4056.8%
      Milk $3.21$1.9663.4%
      Potatoes $4.25$3.1833.6%
      Pizza $12.30$10.3918.3%
      Beer $7.78$9.2315.7%

      Health Care

      ItemAinaloaNational avg.Difference
      Optometrist $136.85$106.3428.7%
      Doctor $133.68$115.2516.0%
      Dentist $112.79$98.3814.6%
      Ibuprofen $13.01$9.2640.5%
      Lipitor $398.63$466.4714.5%


      ItemAinaloaNational avg.Difference
      Home Price $159,500.00$184,700.0013.6%
      Avg. Mortgage Payment $2,014.49$1,273.3258.2%
      Apartment Rent $1,019.00$949.007.4%


      ItemAinaloaNational avg.Difference
      Gasoline $3.16$2.5922.0%
      Tire Balancing $72.96$48.9049.2%


      ItemAinaloaNational avg.Difference
      All Electricity$431.66$167.60157.5%
      Phone $39.39$163.4275.9%
      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.
      Eden Roc, HI59912121%
      Fern Forest, HI66912323%
      Fern Acres, HI1,39212929%
      Nanawale Estates, HI1,59013030%
      Hawaiian Acres, HI2,60313333%
      Ainaloa, HI3,10213030%

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      City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
      Northwest Harwinton, CT3,10311515%
      Tolono, IL3,10188-12%
      Harbour Heights, FL3,1031022%
      Westminster, LA3,10311010%
      Riverside, MO3,10399-1%
      Ainaloa, HI3,10213030%
      Source: The Ainaloa, HI cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2019.