Garnavillo 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.
IndexGarnavilloIowaNational
Cost of living index8289100
IndexGarnavilloIowaNational
Goods & Services index9995100
Groceries index9694100
Health care index9297100
Housing index4973100
Transportation index10099100
Utilities index8895100

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  • The cost of living in Garnavillo is 7% lower than the Iowa average.
  • The cost of living in Garnavillo is 18% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Garnavillo is 51% lower than the national average.
  • Iowa general sales tax is 18% higher than the national average.
  • Iowa state income tax is 84% 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$52,500$4,375$1,225$1,575
Renters$20,208$1,684$471$606

Iowa Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Iowa6%7%

Iowa Income Tax

StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
Iowa0.36%8.98%

Goods & Services

ItemGarnavilloNational avg.Difference
Haircut $17.62$16.099.6%
Beauty Salon $32.90$37.3311.9%
Toothpaste $2.79$2.4514.2%
Shampoo $0.87$1.0012.7%
Movie $8.62$10.2816.1%
Bowling $2.78$4.9343.6%

Groceries

ItemGarnavilloNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $4.09$3.807.5%
Fried Chicken $1.39$1.400.6%
Milk $1.87$2.016.6%
Potatoes $2.81$3.016.6%
Pizza $8.31$9.8915.9%
Beer $8.58$8.903.6%

Health Care

ItemGarnavilloNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $57.31$102.1643.9%
Doctor $118.24$108.369.1%
Dentist $69.48$92.5324.9%
Ibuprofen $9.40$9.281.4%
Lipitor $450.20$425.825.7%

Housing

ItemGarnavilloNational avg.Difference
Home Price $83,100.00$184,700.0055.0%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $915.19$1,202.4423.9%
Apartment Rent $562.00$949.0040.8%

Transportation

ItemGarnavilloNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.40$2.247.1%
Tire Balancing $40.24$46.2913.1%

Utilities

ItemGarnavilloNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$171.69$165.963.5%
Phone $20.11$28.6829.9%
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.
Elkport, IA2597-3%
St. Olaf, IA13877-23%
Garber, IA12979-21%
North Buena Vista, IA9380-20%
Bagley, WI40280-20%
Garnavillo, IA82482-18%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Hartford, IA82485-15%
Oxford, NE82476-24%
Utica, NE82489-11%
Vaughn, MT82487-13%
Memphis, IN82492-8%
Garnavillo, IA82482-18%
Source: The Garnavillo, IA cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2017.