Elfin Cove 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.
IndexElfin CoveAlaskaNational
Cost of living index165130100
IndexElfin CoveAlaskaNational
Goods & Services index117119100
Groceries index144135100
Health care index156148100
Housing index255135100
Transportation index128124100
Utilities index120141100

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  • The cost of living in Elfin Cove is 27% higher than the Alaska average.
  • The cost of living in Elfin Cove is 65% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Elfin Cove is 155% higher 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$112,500$9,375$2,625$3,375
Renters$0$0$0$0

Alaska Sales Tax

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Alaska0%7%

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Goods & Services

ItemElfin CoveNational avg.Difference
Haircut $20.33$16.0926.4%
Beauty Salon $35.78$37.334.2%
Toothpaste $3.76$2.4553.6%
Shampoo $1.46$1.0046.3%
Movie $11.75$10.2814.3%
Bowling $5.25$4.936.4%

Groceries

ItemElfin CoveNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $4.98$3.8030.8%
Fried Chicken $2.23$1.4059.9%
Milk $2.81$2.0139.8%
Potatoes $4.29$3.0142.6%
Pizza $13.27$9.8934.2%
Beer $10.58$8.9018.9%

Health Care

ItemElfin CoveNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $229.28$102.16124.4%
Doctor $193.50$108.3678.6%
Dentist $151.00$92.5363.2%
Ibuprofen $11.07$9.2819.3%
Lipitor $441.86$425.823.8%

Housing

ItemElfin CoveNational avg.Difference
Home Price $471,400.00$184,700.00155.2%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,874.89$1,202.4455.9%
Apartment Rent $0.00$949.00100.0%

Transportation

ItemElfin CoveNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $3.08$2.2437.4%
Tire Balancing $50.97$46.2910.1%

Utilities

ItemElfin CoveNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$262.85$165.9658.4%
Phone $21.66$28.6824.5%
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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Elfin Cove, AK2616565%
Source: The Elfin Cove, AK cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2017.