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Overall 12%
Goods & Services 2%
Housing 38%
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.
IndexDalton GardensIdahoNational
Cost of living11294100
Goods & Services9899100
Groceries9993100
Health care11596100
Housing13888100
Transportation107108100
Utilities9982100

Key findings

  • The cost of living in Dalton Gardens is 19% higher than the Idaho average
  • The cost of living in Dalton Gardens is 12% higher than the national average
  • Dalton Gardens housing is 38% higher than the national average
  • Idaho general sales tax is 18% higher than the national average
  • Idaho state income tax is 54% 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$69,375$5,781$1,619$2,081
      Renters$21,000$1,750$490$630

      Idaho Sales Tax

      StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
      Idaho6%8.5%

      Idaho Income Tax

      StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
      Idaho1.125%6.925%

      Goods & Services

      ItemDalton GardensNational avg.Difference
      Haircut $18.50$17.495.8%
      Beauty Salon $32.17$38.1715.7%
      Toothpaste $2.42$2.324.3%
      Shampoo $1.03$1.011.8%
      Movie $13.74$10.7228.1%
      Bowling $16.25$13.8617.2%

      Groceries

      ItemDalton GardensNational avg.Difference
      Ground Beef $3.47$3.9011.0%
      Fried Chicken $1.41$1.401.0%
      Milk $1.57$1.9620.0%
      Potatoes $2.81$3.1811.7%
      Pizza $9.99$10.393.9%
      Beer $9.46$9.232.5%

      Health Care

      ItemDalton GardensNational avg.Difference
      Optometrist $129.67$106.3421.9%
      Doctor $150.75$115.2530.8%
      Dentist $108.00$98.389.8%
      Ibuprofen $10.16$9.269.7%
      Lipitor $485.00$466.474.0%

      Housing

      ItemDalton GardensNational avg.Difference
      Home Price $296,300.00$184,700.0060.4%
      Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,421.30$1,273.3211.6%
      Apartment Rent $825.00$949.0013.1%

      Transportation

      ItemDalton GardensNational avg.Difference
      Gasoline $2.81$2.598.3%
      Tire Balancing $52.25$48.906.9%

      Utilities

      ItemDalton GardensNational avg.Difference
      All Electricity$156.86$167.606.4%
      Phone $190.17$163.4216.4%
      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.
      State Line, ID131011%
      Huetter, ID9488-12%
      Athol, ID86388-12%
      Hauser, ID74290-10%
      Rathdrum, ID7,35797-3%
      Dalton Gardens, ID2,35611212%

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      City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
      Terrace Park, OH2,35614545%
      Kershaw, SC2,35786-14%
      LaGrange, OH2,35789-11%
      Springdale CDP, SC2,35583-17%
      Danville, AR2,35782-18%
      Dalton Gardens, ID2,35611212%
      Source: The Dalton Gardens, ID cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2019.