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Overall 24%
Goods & Services 11%
Housing 65%
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. For example, if the cost of living is 90, then it is 10% lower than average. If the cost of living is 110, then it is 10% higher than average. The breakdown for each index is as follows: goods & services (33%), groceries (13%), health care (5%), housing (30%), transportation (9%) and utilities (10%). If the cost of living data was unavailable for this city, estimates based upon nearby cities were used.
IndexChetopaKansasNational
Cost of living7689100
Goods & Services8993100
Groceries9293100
Health care9699100
Housing3576100
Transportation9895100
Utilities10698100

Key findings

  • The cost of living in Chetopa is 14% lower than the Kansas average
  • The cost of living in Chetopa is 24% lower than the national average
  • Chetopa housing is 65% lower than the national average
  • Kansas general sales tax is 28% higher than the national average
  • Kansas state income tax is 39% 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$39,375$3,281$919$1,181
      Renters$22,083$1,840$515$663

      Kansas Sales Tax

      StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
      Kansas6.5%11.5%

      Kansas Income Tax

      StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
      Kansas3.1%5.7%

      Goods & Services

      ItemChetopaNational avg.Difference
      Haircut $17.33$17.490.9%
      Beauty Salon $24.83$38.1735.0%
      Toothpaste $2.38$2.322.5%
      Shampoo $0.88$1.0113.0%
      Movie $10.85$10.721.2%
      Bowling $12.50$13.869.8%

      Groceries

      ItemChetopaNational avg.Difference
      Ground Beef $4.11$3.905.4%
      Fried Chicken $0.97$1.4030.5%
      Milk $1.85$1.965.7%
      Potatoes $3.18$3.180.1%
      Pizza $9.49$10.398.7%
      Beer $8.85$9.234.1%

      Health Care

      ItemChetopaNational avg.Difference
      Optometrist $95.60$106.3410.1%
      Doctor $116.87$115.251.4%
      Dentist $90.83$98.387.7%
      Ibuprofen $7.97$9.2613.9%
      Lipitor $480.23$466.473.0%

      Housing

      ItemChetopaNational avg.Difference
      Home Price $43,800.00$184,700.0076.3%
      Avg. Mortgage Payment $693.06$1,273.3245.6%
      Apartment Rent $567.00$949.0040.3%

      Transportation

      ItemChetopaNational avg.Difference
      Gasoline $2.39$2.598.0%
      Tire Balancing $54.59$48.9011.6%

      Utilities

      ItemChetopaNational avg.Difference
      All Electricity$182.02$167.608.6%
      Phone $186.08$163.4213.9%
      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.
      Bartlett, KS8669-31%
      Labette, KS3469-31%
      Edna, KS38871-29%
      Oswego, KS1,93772-28%
      Commerce, OK2,47177-23%
      Chetopa, KS1,35876-24%

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      City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
      Warsaw, VA1,35899-1%
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      Billington Heights, NY1,35898-2%
      Hillsboro, WI1,35890-10%
      Marion Center, MA1,35715757%
      Chetopa, KS1,35876-24%
      Source: The Chetopa, KS cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2019.