James Town 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.
IndexJames TownWyomingNational
Cost of living index96101100
IndexJames TownWyomingNational
Goods & Services index9997100
Groceries index104109100
Health care index11399100
Housing index93101100
Transportation index10295100
Utilities index76109100

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  • The cost of living in James Town is 4% lower than the Wyoming average.
  • The cost of living in James Town is 4% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in James Town is 7% lower than the national average.
  • Wyoming general sales tax is 21% lower than the national average.
  • Wyoming 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)
Owners$90,557$7,546$2,113$2,717
Renters$0$0$0$0

Wyoming Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Wyoming4%6%

Wyoming Income Tax

StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
Wyoming0%0%

Goods & Services

ItemJames TownNational avg.Difference
Haircut $14.19$16.0911.8%
Beauty Salon $30.34$37.3318.7%
Toothpaste $3.00$2.4522.5%
Shampoo $0.88$1.0011.9%
Movie $9.73$10.285.3%
Bowling $3.76$4.9323.8%

Groceries

ItemJames TownNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $3.91$3.802.9%
Fried Chicken $1.86$1.4033.2%
Milk $1.87$2.016.6%
Potatoes $3.95$3.0131.2%
Pizza $10.12$9.892.4%
Beer $7.64$8.9014.2%

Health Care

ItemJames TownNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $109.34$102.167.0%
Doctor $103.34$108.364.6%
Dentist $124.99$92.5335.1%
Ibuprofen $9.67$9.284.2%
Lipitor $450.03$425.825.7%

Housing

ItemJames TownNational avg.Difference
Home Price $171,100.00$184,700.007.4%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,400.37$1,202.4416.5%
Apartment Rent $0.00$949.00100.0%

Transportation

ItemJames TownNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.32$2.243.2%
Tire Balancing $45.94$46.290.8%

Utilities

ItemJames TownNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$137.79$165.9617.0%
Phone $19.62$28.6831.6%
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.

Nearby cities with low cost of living

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Purple Sage, WY85583-17%
Clearview Acres, WY1,08784-16%
Green River, WY12,57498-2%
North Rock Springs, WY2,0981044%
James Town, WY58196-4%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Pippa Passes, KY58180-20%
Gates, TN58182-18%
Milnor, ND58186-14%
Holly Grove, AR58178-22%
Bedford Park, IL5811033%
James Town, WY58196-4%
Source: The James Town, WY cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2017.