Cowlic 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.
IndexCowlicArizonaNational
Cost of living7399100
IndexCowlicArizonaNational
Goods & Services10398100
Groceries10399100
Health care9898100
Housing897100
Transportation94104100
Utilities100103100

Key findings

  • The cost of living in Cowlic is 26% lower than the Arizona average
  • The cost of living in Cowlic is 27% lower than the national average
  • Cowlic housing is 92% lower than the national average
  • Arizona general sales tax is 10% higher than the national average
  • Arizona state income tax is 16% 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$0$0$0$0
      Renters$0$0$0$0

      Arizona Sales Tax

      StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
      Arizona5.6%10.725%

      Arizona Income Tax

      StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
      Arizona2.59%4.5%

      Goods & Services

      ItemCowlicNational avg.Difference
      Haircut $19.60$17.4912.1%
      Beauty Salon $49.33$38.1729.2%
      Toothpaste $2.20$2.325.2%
      Shampoo $1.05$1.013.8%
      Movie $10.25$10.724.4%
      Bowling $8.50$13.8638.7%

      Groceries

      ItemCowlicNational avg.Difference
      Ground Beef $4.34$3.9011.3%
      Fried Chicken $1.69$1.4021.1%
      Milk $1.62$1.9617.4%
      Potatoes $1.99$3.1837.5%
      Pizza $12.49$10.3920.2%
      Beer $9.57$9.233.7%

      Health Care

      ItemCowlicNational avg.Difference
      Optometrist $89.40$106.3415.9%
      Doctor $121.57$115.255.5%
      Dentist $89.20$98.389.3%
      Ibuprofen $9.89$9.266.8%
      Lipitor $487.00$466.474.4%

      Housing

      ItemCowlicNational avg.Difference
      Home Price $14,400.00$184,700.0092.2%
      Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,182.79$1,273.327.1%
      Apartment Rent $0.00$949.00100.0%

      Transportation

      ItemCowlicNational avg.Difference
      Gasoline $2.41$2.596.9%
      Tire Balancing $48.00$48.901.8%

      Utilities

      ItemCowlicNational avg.Difference
      All Electricity$167.04$167.600.3%
      Phone $182.70$163.4211.8%
      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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      Chiawuli Tak, AZ381011%
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      Topawa, AZ17078-22%
      Sells, AZ2,68881-19%
      Cowlic, AZ15373-27%

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