Clam Gulch 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.
IndexClam GulchAlaskaNational
Cost of living index106130100
IndexClam GulchAlaskaNational
Goods & Services index123119100
Groceries index126135100
Health care index144148100
Housing index71135100
Transportation index112124100
Utilities index104141100

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  • The cost of living in Clam Gulch is 19% lower than the Alaska average.
  • The cost of living in Clam Gulch is 6% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Clam Gulch is 29% lower than the national average.
  • Alaska general sales tax is 100% lower than the national average.
  • Alaska state income tax is 100% 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$39,907$3,326$931$1,197
Renters$0$0$0$0

Alaska Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Alaska0%7%

Alaska Income Tax

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Goods & Services

ItemClam GulchNational avg.Difference
Haircut $21.34$16.0932.7%
Beauty Salon $47.65$37.3327.6%
Toothpaste $3.45$2.4541.1%
Shampoo $1.27$1.0026.6%
Movie $11.91$10.2815.8%
Bowling $4.97$4.930.8%

Groceries

ItemClam GulchNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $4.98$3.8031.0%
Fried Chicken $1.59$1.4014.1%
Milk $2.27$2.0113.2%
Potatoes $4.26$3.0141.6%
Pizza $13.66$9.8938.2%
Beer $10.62$8.9019.4%

Health Care

ItemClam GulchNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $204.56$102.16100.2%
Doctor $179.94$108.3666.1%
Dentist $137.60$92.5348.7%
Ibuprofen $9.73$9.284.9%
Lipitor $436.72$425.822.6%

Housing

ItemClam GulchNational avg.Difference
Home Price $131,300.00$184,700.0028.9%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,911.47$1,202.4459.0%
Apartment Rent $0.00$949.00100.0%

Transportation

ItemClam GulchNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.67$2.2418.8%
Tire Balancing $46.21$46.290.2%

Utilities

ItemClam GulchNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$220.87$165.9633.1%
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.
Ninilchik, AK76611313%
Cohoe, AK1,32111515%
Kalifornsky, AK8,01512222%
Kasilof, AK40712929%
Clam Gulch, AK1981066%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Robinson, KS19884-16%
Ida, LA19879-21%
O'Kean, AR19872-28%
Cedar Hill Lakes, MO19886-14%
Franklin, AL19880-20%
Clam Gulch, AK1981066%
Source: The Clam Gulch, AK cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2017.