Cato 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.
IndexCatoNew YorkNational
Cost of living index88119100
IndexCatoNew YorkNational
Goods & Services index101109100
Groceries index105108100
Health care index10599100
Housing index63145100
Transportation index102108100
Utilities index79102100

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  • The cost of living in Cato is 26% lower than the New York average.
  • The cost of living in Cato is 12% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Cato is 37% lower than the national average.
  • New York general sales tax is 21% lower than the national average.
  • New York state income tax is 80% 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$64,375$5,365$1,502$1,931
Renters$21,719$1,810$507$652

New York Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
New York4%8.875%

New York Income Tax

StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
New York4%8.82%

Goods & Services

ItemCatoNational avg.Difference
Haircut $16.50$16.092.6%
Beauty Salon $31.03$37.3316.9%
Toothpaste $2.17$2.4511.2%
Shampoo $1.55$1.0055.2%
Movie $12.56$10.2822.2%
Bowling $4.00$4.9318.9%

Groceries

ItemCatoNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $3.68$3.803.3%
Fried Chicken $1.20$1.4013.9%
Milk $2.18$2.018.6%
Potatoes $3.46$3.0114.8%
Pizza $11.50$9.8916.3%
Beer $8.91$8.900.2%

Health Care

ItemCatoNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $104.44$102.162.2%
Doctor $131.67$108.3621.5%
Dentist $89.33$92.533.5%
Ibuprofen $8.66$9.286.6%
Lipitor $423.86$425.820.5%

Housing

ItemCatoNational avg.Difference
Home Price $107,500.00$184,700.0041.8%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,401.79$1,202.4416.6%
Apartment Rent $711.00$949.0025.1%

Transportation

ItemCatoNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.36$2.245.2%
Tire Balancing $44.97$46.292.9%

Utilities

ItemCatoNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$145.80$165.9612.2%
Phone $19.99$28.6830.3%
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.
Savannah, NY43783-17%
Wolcott, NY1,72085-15%
Red Creek, NY66185-15%
Fulton, NY11,62285-15%
Seneca Knolls, NY2,20785-15%
Cato, NY64588-12%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
San Jose, IL64585-15%
Kewanna, IN64577-23%
New Hope, TX64595-5%
Littletown, AZ64587-13%
Dillonvale village, OH64581-19%
Cato, NY64588-12%
Source: The Cato, NY cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2017.