B+
Overall 12%
Goods & Services 6%
Housing 44%
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. For example, if the cost of living is 90, then it is 10% lower than average. If the cost of living is 110, then it is 10% higher than average. The breakdown for each index is as follows: goods & services (33%), groceries (13%), health care (5%), housing (30%), transportation (9%) and utilities (10%). If the cost of living data was unavailable for this city, estimates based upon nearby cities were used.
IndexHorseshoe BendIdahoNational
Cost of living8894100
Goods & Services10699100
Groceries9693100
Health care10196100
Housing5688100
Transportation112108100
Utilities8282100

Key findings

  • The cost of living in Horseshoe Bend is 7% lower than the Idaho average
  • The cost of living in Horseshoe Bend is 12% lower than the national average
  • Horseshoe Bend housing is 44% lower than the national average
  • Idaho general sales tax is 18% higher than the national average
  • Idaho state income tax is 49% 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$38,906$3,242$908$1,167
      Renters$23,281$1,940$543$698

      Idaho Sales Tax

      StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
      Idaho6%8.5%

      Idaho Income Tax

      StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
      Idaho1.125%6.925%

      Goods & Services

      ItemHorseshoe BendNational avg.Difference
      Haircut $20.43$17.4916.8%
      Beauty Salon $37.30$38.172.3%
      Toothpaste $2.21$2.324.8%
      Shampoo $0.97$1.014.1%
      Movie $10.92$10.721.8%
      Bowling $14.40$13.863.9%

      Groceries

      ItemHorseshoe BendNational avg.Difference
      Ground Beef $4.11$3.905.4%
      Fried Chicken $0.97$1.4030.5%
      Milk $1.36$1.9630.7%
      Potatoes $1.68$3.1847.2%
      Pizza $9.49$10.398.7%
      Beer $9.12$9.231.2%

      Health Care

      ItemHorseshoe BendNational avg.Difference
      Optometrist $130.43$106.3422.7%
      Doctor $124.27$115.257.8%
      Dentist $88.00$98.3810.6%
      Ibuprofen $9.76$9.265.4%
      Lipitor $486.06$466.474.2%

      Housing

      ItemHorseshoe BendNational avg.Difference
      Home Price $89,800.00$184,700.0051.4%
      Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,256.69$1,273.321.3%
      Apartment Rent $694.00$949.0026.9%

      Transportation

      ItemHorseshoe BendNational avg.Difference
      Gasoline $2.95$2.5913.9%
      Tire Balancing $55.50$48.9013.5%

      Utilities

      ItemHorseshoe BendNational avg.Difference
      All Electricity$123.07$167.6026.6%
      Phone $167.40$163.422.4%
      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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      Banks, ID81011%
      Emmett, ID6,59089-11%
      Placerville, ID1992-8%
      Crouch, ID1221022%
      Star, ID7,2551044%
      Horseshoe Bend, ID70988-12%

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      Green City, MO70979-21%
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      Source: The Horseshoe Bend, ID cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2019.