Ellendale 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.
Cost of living index100109100
Goods & Services index108107100
Groceries index105107100
Health care index9897100
Housing index96121100
Transportation index9795100
Utilities index8497100

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  • The cost of living in Ellendale is 8% lower than the Delaware average.
  • The cost of living in Ellendale is equal to the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Ellendale is 4% lower than the national average.
  • Delaware general sales tax is 100% lower than the national average.
  • Delaware state income tax is 1% lower than the national average.

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Goods & Services

ItemEllendaleNational avg.Difference
Haircut $13.82$16.0914.1%
Beauty Salon $39.11$37.334.8%
Toothpaste $2.71$2.4510.9%
Shampoo $1.16$1.0016.3%
Movie $11.86$10.2815.3%
Bowling $4.51$4.938.5%


ItemEllendaleNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $4.29$3.8012.7%
Fried Chicken $1.35$1.403.2%
Milk $2.62$2.0130.3%
Potatoes $4.00$3.0133.0%
Pizza $11.68$9.8918.1%
Beer $9.51$8.906.9%

Health Care

ItemEllendaleNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $106.99$102.164.7%
Doctor $106.02$108.362.2%
Dentist $88.04$92.534.8%
Ibuprofen $10.09$9.288.7%
Lipitor $402.17$425.825.6%


ItemEllendaleNational avg.Difference
Home Price $167,900.00$184,700.009.1%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,126.38$1,202.446.3%
Apartment Rent $1,039.00$949.009.5%


ItemEllendaleNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.29$2.242.2%
Tire Balancing $39.75$46.2914.1%


ItemEllendaleNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$160.44$165.963.3%
Phone $20.17$28.6829.7%
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.
Long Neck, DE2,65686-14%
Blades, DE1,30296-4%
Seaford, DE7,41796-4%
Frederica, DE99496-4%
Greenwood, DE1,28098-2%
Ellendale, DE4211000%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Simms, MT42187-13%
Wickett, TX42178-22%
Jaconita, NM4211044%
Fincastle, VA42196-4%
Metompkin, VA42185-15%
Ellendale, DE4211000%
Source: The Ellendale, DE cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2017.