Hickam Housing cost of living index

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. 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. The breakdown for each index is as follows: goods and services (33%), groceries (13%), health care (5%), housing (30%), transportation (9%) and utilities (10%). In the event that the cost of living data was unavailable for this city, estimates based upon nearby cities were used.
IndexHickam HousingHawaiiNational
Cost of living188176100
IndexHickam HousingHawaiiNational
Goods & Services126127100
Groceries161156100
Health care120120100
Housing297250100
Transportation136141100
Utilities185194100

Key findings

  • The cost of living in Hickam Housing is 7% higher than the Hawaii average
  • The cost of living in Hickam Housing is 88% higher than the national average
  • Hickam Housing housing is 197% higher than the national average
  • Hawaii general sales tax is 18% lower than the national average
  • Hawaii state income tax is 37% 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$0$0$0$0
      Renters$75,339$6,278$1,758$2,260
      The percentage of monthly income spent on housing related expenses can help predict the affordability of housing in Hickam Housing, HI, as well as what the overall cost of living might be. Generally, a good rule to follow is that the debt-to-income (DTI) level you want to maintain is 28 percent or less of your income on your rent or mortgage payments and not more than 36 percent of income on all expenses and debts. In Hickam Housing, homeowners have a median income of $0. Using that number, a maximum of $0 per month should be allocated to housing expenses. For those who are renting instead of owning, the median income is $75,339, which means there is a maximum of $1,758 to be spent on the costs of renting a home or apartment.

      Hawaii Sales Tax

      StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
      Hawaii4.166%4.712%

      Hawaii Income Tax

      StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
      Hawaii1.4%11%

      Goods & Services

      ItemHickam HousingNational avg.Difference
      Haircut $17.80$17.491.8%
      Beauty Salon $72.00$38.1788.6%
      Toothpaste $3.62$2.3256.0%
      Shampoo $1.76$1.0173.9%
      Movie $12.24$10.7214.1%
      Bowling $18.20$13.8631.3%

      Groceries

      ItemHickam HousingNational avg.Difference
      Ground Beef $5.11$3.9031.0%
      Fried Chicken $2.14$1.4053.3%
      Milk $3.92$1.9699.8%
      Potatoes $10.17$3.18219.5%
      Pizza $13.99$10.3934.6%
      Beer $9.59$9.233.9%

      Health Care

      ItemHickam HousingNational avg.Difference
      Optometrist $176.10$106.3465.6%
      Doctor $149.60$115.2529.8%
      Dentist $102.00$98.383.7%
      Ibuprofen $13.41$9.2644.8%
      Lipitor $531.25$466.4713.9%

      Housing

      ItemHickam HousingNational avg.Difference
      Home Price $0.00$184,700.00100.0%
      Avg. Mortgage Payment $4,947.54$1,273.32288.6%
      Apartment Rent $2,815.00$949.00196.6%

      Transportation

      ItemHickam HousingNational avg.Difference
      Gasoline $3.60$2.5938.9%
      Tire Balancing $65.80$48.9034.6%

      Utilities

      ItemHickam HousingNational avg.Difference
      All Electricity$430.16$167.60156.7%
      Phone $173.45$163.426.1%
      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.
      Kalaeloa, HI814242%
      Makaha Valley, HI1,63113030%
      Waianae, HI13,42614747%
      Nanakuli, HI12,04214747%
      Waipio Acres, HI5,16915353%
      Hickam Housing, HI8,95418888%

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      City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
      Monett, MO8,95483-17%
      Villas, NJ8,9531088%
      Plymouth, MI8,9561066%
      Golden Hills, CA8,95111515%
      Manteno, IL8,9581011%
      Hickam Housing, HI8,95418888%
      Source: The Hickam Housing, HI cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2019.