Incline Village 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.
IndexIncline VillageNevadaNational
Cost of living index172103100
IndexIncline VillageNevadaNational
Goods & Services index113106100
Groceries index100101100
Health care index110107100
Housing index324104100
Transportation index113110100
Utilities index8585100
An overview of the general cost of living index for Incline Village, NV is displayed above for your reference. Residents in Incline Village, NV enjoy a cost of living index of 172. This index is 66% higher than the Nevada average, and 72% higher than the national average. The following categories are used when determining the cost of living index for any given city: health care (5%), transportation (9%), utilities (10%), groceries (13%), housing (30%), and goods/services (33%). Clearly, housing and goods/services make up the majority of the formula for calculating the cost of living index. Because of this, the general cost of living for any given area can be estimated by looking at the cost of everyday goods in that area. For those living in Incline Village, NV, the average cost of goods and services is 6% higher than it is in Nevada, and it is 13% higher than the national average.

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  • The cost of living in Incline Village is 66% higher than the Nevada average.
  • The cost of living in Incline Village is 72% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Incline Village is 224% higher than the national average.
  • Nevada general sales tax is 35% higher than the national average.
  • Nevada state income tax is 100% 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)
The percent of monthly income spent on housing can be a good indicator of the affordability of housing in Incline Village, NV as well as the overall cost of living. As a general rule of thumb, the debt-to-income ratio (DTI) for homeowners or renters should be not more than 28 percent of gross income to be spent on housing related costs and not more than 36 percent of income on all expenses, including debts. The median income for Incline Village, NV homeowners, is $97,419. This would allow for a maximum of $2,273 per month to be spent on housing costs. For renters, the median monthly income is $53,472 which would result in a maximum of $1,248 to be spent on rental costs.

Nevada Sales Tax

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Nevada Income Tax

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The Nevada sales tax and Nevada income tax rates should definitely be considered when determining the overall cost of living in Incline Village, NV. Sales taxes are taxes that are imposed onto goods and services sold. Sales taxes do vary by state and can range from no tax at all to upwards of 7%. The Nevada sales tax is 6.85% and the maximum surtax is 8.15%. Income tax is the tax imposed on income by the government. The income tax rates will vary by state and will also increase or decrease depending on the corresponding tax bracket. State income tax rates can range from anywhere from no tax at all to more than 9%. The Nevada income tax rates range from 0% to 0%.

Goods & Services

ItemIncline VillageNational avg.Difference
Haircut $17.55$16.099.1%
Beauty Salon $46.47$37.3324.5%
Toothpaste $3.68$2.4550.5%
Shampoo $1.02$1.001.9%
Movie $10.33$10.280.5%
Bowling $4.57$4.937.3%


ItemIncline VillageNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $3.52$3.807.5%
Fried Chicken $1.55$1.4011.0%
Milk $2.16$2.017.8%
Potatoes $1.99$3.0133.9%
Pizza $13.32$9.8934.8%
Beer $8.19$8.908.0%

Health Care

ItemIncline VillageNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $108.47$102.166.2%
Doctor $138.14$108.3627.5%
Dentist $99.33$92.537.4%
Ibuprofen $10.44$9.2812.5%
Lipitor $385.41$425.829.5%


ItemIncline VillageNational avg.Difference
Home Price $741,000.00$184,700.00301.2%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,275.94$1,202.446.1%
Apartment Rent $1,352.00$949.0042.5%


ItemIncline VillageNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.73$2.2421.5%
Tire Balancing $44.33$46.294.2%


ItemIncline VillageNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$113.26$165.9631.8%
Phone $30.01$28.684.6%
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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City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Logan Creek, NV421066%
Floriston, CA301055%
Carson City, NV54,4121055%
Indian Hills, NV6,32811111%
Washoe Valley, NV2,95011414%
Incline Village, NV8,62117272%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Angola, IN8,62489-11%
Princeton, IN8,61781-19%
Harwood Heights, IL8,62811414%
Rapid Valley, SD8,62993-7%
St. Augustine Shores, FL8,61297-3%
Incline Village, NV8,62117272%
Source: The Incline Village, NV cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2017.