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Overall 1%
Goods & Services 15%
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.
IndexEekAlaskaNational
Cost of living99128100
Goods & Services115112100
Groceries149137100
Health care140147100
Housing35135100
Transportation132120100
Utilities121147100

Key findings

  • The cost of living in Eek is 23% lower than the Alaska average
  • The cost of living in Eek is 1% lower than the national average
  • Eek housing is 65% 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$45,417$3,785$1,060$1,363
      Renters$39,375$3,281$919$1,181

      Alaska Sales Tax

      StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
      Alaska0%7%

      Alaska Income Tax

      StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
      Alaska0%0%

      Goods & Services

      ItemEekNational avg.Difference
      Haircut $27.07$17.4954.8%
      Beauty Salon $45.87$38.1720.2%
      Toothpaste $4.43$2.3291.0%
      Shampoo $1.53$1.0150.9%
      Movie $9.00$10.7216.1%
      Bowling $4.00$13.8671.1%

      Groceries

      ItemEekNational avg.Difference
      Ground Beef $4.10$3.905.0%
      Fried Chicken $1.49$1.406.8%
      Milk $2.80$1.9642.5%
      Potatoes $5.46$3.1871.6%
      Pizza $11.17$10.397.4%
      Beer $10.94$9.2318.5%

      Health Care

      ItemEekNational avg.Difference
      Optometrist $204.28$106.3492.1%
      Doctor $180.89$115.2557.0%
      Dentist $125.67$98.3827.7%
      Ibuprofen $10.63$9.2614.8%
      Lipitor $442.34$466.475.2%

      Housing

      ItemEekNational avg.Difference
      Home Price $57,700.00$184,700.0068.8%
      Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,700.63$1,273.3233.6%
      Apartment Rent $413.00$949.0056.5%

      Transportation

      ItemEekNational avg.Difference
      Gasoline $3.07$2.5918.3%
      Tire Balancing $57.17$48.9016.9%

      Utilities

      ItemEekNational avg.Difference
      All Electricity$289.11$167.6072.5%
      Phone $17.00$163.4289.6%
      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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      City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
      Eek, AK47299-1%

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