Inwood 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.
IndexInwoodWest VirginiaNational
Cost of living index10088100
IndexInwoodWest VirginiaNational
Goods & Services index105102100
Groceries index97103100
Health care index10291100
Housing index10162100
Transportation index9098100
Utilities index9388100

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  • The cost of living in Inwood is 14% higher than the West Virginia average.
  • The cost of living in Inwood is equal to the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Inwood is 1% higher than the national average.
  • West Virginia general sales tax is 18% higher than the national average.
  • West Virginia state income tax is 35% higher 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)

West Virginia Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
West Virginia6%7%

West Virginia Income Tax

StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
West Virginia3%6.5%

Goods & Services

ItemInwoodNational avg.Difference
Haircut $10.25$16.0936.3%
Beauty Salon $30.92$37.3317.2%
Toothpaste $2.94$2.4520.1%
Shampoo $1.28$1.0027.6%
Movie $9.75$10.285.2%
Bowling $5.00$4.931.4%


ItemInwoodNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $3.77$3.800.9%
Fried Chicken $1.50$1.407.6%
Milk $1.91$2.015.0%
Potatoes $2.73$3.019.3%
Pizza $10.50$9.896.2%
Beer $9.62$8.908.1%

Health Care

ItemInwoodNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $89.67$102.1612.2%
Doctor $107.00$108.361.3%
Dentist $100.42$92.538.5%
Ibuprofen $9.66$9.284.1%
Lipitor $418.31$425.821.8%


ItemInwoodNational avg.Difference
Home Price $159,600.00$184,700.0013.6%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,186.07$1,202.441.4%
Apartment Rent $1,271.00$949.0033.9%


ItemInwoodNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.16$2.243.6%
Tire Balancing $36.33$46.2921.5%


ItemInwoodNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$152.90$165.967.9%
Phone $27.03$28.685.8%
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.
Downsville, MD3601000%
Middleway, WV55092-8%
Hedgesville, WV32294-6%
Shenandoah Junction, WV62794-6%
Martinsburg, WV17,61394-6%
Inwood, WV2,8421000%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Holly Lake Ranch, TX2,84293-7%
Early, TX2,84389-11%
Ruleville, MS2,84178-22%
North Catasauqua, PA2,84198-2%
Winner, SD2,84382-18%
Inwood, WV2,8421000%
Source: The Inwood, WV cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2017.