Gruver 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.
IndexGruverIowaNational
Cost of living index8290100
IndexGruverIowaNational
Goods & Services index9896100
Groceries index10398100
Health care index118100100
Housing index3973100
Transportation index99101100
Utilities index9798100
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  • The cost of living in Gruver is 10% lower than the Iowa average.
  • The cost of living in Gruver is 18% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Gruver is 61% 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$41,875$3,490$977$1,256
Renters$0$0$0$0

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

ItemGruverNational avg.Difference
Haircut $22.50$17.4928.6%
Beauty Salon $27.60$38.1727.7%
Toothpaste $2.23$2.323.9%
Shampoo $0.99$1.012.2%
Movie $9.75$10.729.1%
Bowling $10.00$13.8627.9%

Groceries

ItemGruverNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $3.43$3.9012.0%
Fried Chicken $2.73$1.4095.6%
Milk $1.73$1.9611.8%
Potatoes $3.24$3.181.8%
Pizza $11.99$10.3915.4%
Beer $8.99$9.232.6%

Health Care

ItemGruverNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $111.30$106.344.7%
Doctor $204.33$115.2577.3%
Dentist $101.00$98.382.7%
Ibuprofen $10.69$9.2615.4%
Lipitor $348.93$466.4725.2%

Housing

ItemGruverNational avg.Difference
Home Price $71,800.00$184,700.0061.1%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $745.67$1,273.3241.4%
Apartment Rent $0.00$949.00100.0%

Transportation

ItemGruverNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.64$2.591.8%
Tire Balancing $47.33$48.903.2%

Utilities

ItemGruverNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$161.10$167.603.9%
Phone $179.21$163.429.7%
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.
Dolliver, IA8177-23%
Fenton, IA31278-22%
Ceylon, MN34779-21%
Ringsted, IA47980-20%
Wallingford, IA18081-19%
Gruver, IA10582-18%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Symerton, IL10595-5%
Opal, WY10581-19%
Allakaket, AK1051044%
Brunsville, IA10581-19%
Jacksonville, GA10580-20%
Gruver, IA10582-18%
Source: The Gruver, IA cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2019.
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