Bellemeade 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.
IndexBellemeadeKentuckyNational
Cost of living index11089100
IndexBellemeadeKentuckyNational
Goods & Services index101100100
Groceries index9591100
Health care index10290100
Housing index13570100
Transportation index10299100
Utilities index9498100
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  • The cost of living in Bellemeade is 23% higher than the Kentucky average.
  • The cost of living in Bellemeade is 10% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Bellemeade is 35% higher than the national average.
  • Kentucky general sales tax is 18% higher than the national average.
  • Kentucky 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$75,313$6,276$1,757$2,260
      Renters$45,417$3,785$1,060$1,363

      Kentucky Sales Tax

      StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
      Kentucky6%6%

      Kentucky Income Tax

      StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
      Kentucky5%5%

      Goods & Services

      ItemBellemeadeNational avg.Difference
      Haircut $15.16$17.4913.3%
      Beauty Salon $37.33$38.172.2%
      Toothpaste $1.89$2.3218.6%
      Shampoo $0.95$1.016.1%
      Movie $12.90$10.7220.3%
      Bowling $18.33$13.8632.2%

      Groceries

      ItemBellemeadeNational avg.Difference
      Ground Beef $3.66$3.906.2%
      Fried Chicken $1.12$1.4019.8%
      Milk $1.16$1.9640.9%
      Potatoes $3.74$3.1817.5%
      Pizza $10.00$10.393.8%
      Beer $9.16$9.230.8%

      Health Care

      ItemBellemeadeNational avg.Difference
      Optometrist $76.33$106.3428.2%
      Doctor $154.17$115.2533.8%
      Dentist $85.00$98.3813.6%
      Ibuprofen $7.99$9.2613.7%
      Lipitor $510.29$466.479.4%

      Housing

      ItemBellemeadeNational avg.Difference
      Home Price $226,800.00$184,700.0022.8%
      Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,003.96$1,273.3221.2%
      Apartment Rent $1,536.00$949.0061.9%

      Transportation

      ItemBellemeadeNational avg.Difference
      Gasoline $2.86$2.5910.4%
      Tire Balancing $45.00$48.908.0%

      Utilities

      ItemBellemeadeNational avg.Difference
      All Electricity$151.92$167.609.4%
      Phone $177.97$163.428.9%
      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.

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      Source: The Bellemeade, KY cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2019.