Holladay 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 index120103100
Goods & Services index10098100
Groceries index10399100
Health care index10493100
Housing index166114100
Transportation index108104100
Utilities index9093100
A general summary of the cost of living index in Holladay, UT is shown above. Compared to the state average of Utah the cost of living index in Holladay, UT is 120, which is 17% higher than the average in Utah and compared to the national average it is 20% higher than. The cost of living index is made up of several categories. These are transportation at 9%, utilities at 10%, goods and services at 33%, housing at 30%, groceries at 13%, and health care at 5%. The bulk of the cost of living index comes from the categories of goods and services and housing. If you look at everyday goods and services they can be a good indicator in a certain city of the general costs of goods there. In Holladay, UT goods and services come in at 2% higher than the average in Utah and are equal to compared to the nationwide average.
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Did you know?

  • The cost of living in Holladay is 17% higher than the Utah average.
  • The cost of living in Holladay is 20% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Holladay is 66% higher than the national average.
  • Utah general sales tax is 17% higher than the national average.
  • Utah state income tax is 125% higher than the national average.

Compare Holladay, UT Cost of living To Other Cities


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      The salary calculator is meant to help you compare your salary in Holladay, UT to your potential earning power in another city. This can help you deduce what your salary would need to be in any given city in order for you to live the same lifestyle that you do in your current city. In other words, if you plan on moving to a city where the cost of living is higher than in Holladay, UT, you'll have to make more money in the new city in order to maintain the lifestyle you currently enjoy. To use the Holladay, UT salary calculator, simply input the new city, then move the adjustable slider to match your current income. Once you've selected your income, the calculator will determine if that income is sufficient to support your standard of living in the new city you entered. The calculator will also supply you with a rundown of living costs in the new city.

      Median Income & Debt-To-Income Ratio

      Median IncomePer YearPer MonthMax Budget (28% DTI)Max Budget (36% DTI)
      How much of your monthly income goes to housing can tell you whether or not you can afford housing in Holladay, UT, as well as what the average cost of living is. 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 payment and not more than 36 percent of income on all expenses and debts. In Holladay, UT homeowners have a median income of $95,756. Using that number, you will come up with a maximum of $2,234 per month that can be spent on the cost of housing. For those who are renting instead of owning, the median income is $45,000, which means there is a maximum of $1,050 to be spent on the costs of renting a home or apartment.

      Utah Sales Tax

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      Utah Income Tax

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      One thing to keep in mind when considering the cost of living in Holladay, UT is the Utah sales tax and Utah income tax rates. Sales taxes are taxes that are collected on most goods or services sold. Sales taxes can vary by state and can be as high as 7% and as low as 0% as not every state imposes a sales tax. The Utah sales tax rate is 5.95% and the maximum surtax that can be charged is 8.35%. Income tax is the tax imposed on income by both the federal and state government. The income tax rates varies by individual state and will also be higher or lower depending on the applicable tax bracket. The rates of state income tax can vary from 0% to more than 9%. The Utah income tax rates range from 5% to 5%.

      Goods & Services

      ItemHolladayNational avg.Difference
      Haircut $15.00$17.4914.2%
      Beauty Salon $40.60$38.176.4%
      Toothpaste $2.47$2.326.4%
      Shampoo $1.02$1.010.8%
      Movie $10.28$10.724.1%
      Bowling $18.33$13.8632.2%


      ItemHolladayNational avg.Difference
      Ground Beef $4.26$3.909.2%
      Fried Chicken $2.51$1.4079.8%
      Milk $1.55$1.9621.0%
      Potatoes $3.33$3.184.6%
      Pizza $10.99$10.395.7%
      Beer $8.30$9.2310.1%

      Health Care

      ItemHolladayNational avg.Difference
      Optometrist $94.00$106.3411.6%
      Doctor $115.75$115.250.4%
      Dentist $107.17$98.388.9%
      Ibuprofen $10.11$9.269.2%
      Lipitor $488.70$466.474.8%


      ItemHolladayNational avg.Difference
      Home Price $355,300.00$184,700.0092.4%
      Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,319.92$1,273.323.7%
      Apartment Rent $990.00$949.004.3%


      ItemHolladayNational avg.Difference
      Gasoline $2.77$2.596.9%
      Tire Balancing $55.95$48.9014.4%


      ItemHolladayNational avg.Difference
      All Electricity$133.74$167.6020.2%
      Phone $184.96$163.4213.2%
      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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      Source: The Holladay, UT cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2019.