Lake Andes 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.
IndexLake AndesSouth DakotaNational
Cost of living index7490100
IndexLake AndesSouth DakotaNational
Goods & Services index9696100
Groceries index9699100
Health care index107102100
Housing index2877100
Transportation index9196100
Utilities index8588100
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  • The cost of living in Lake Andes is 17% lower than the South Dakota average.
  • The cost of living in Lake Andes is 26% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Lake Andes is 72% lower than the national average.
  • South Dakota general sales tax is 21% lower than the national average.
  • South Dakota 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$41,964$3,497$979$1,259
      Renters$19,063$1,589$445$572

      South Dakota Sales Tax

      StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
      South Dakota4%6%

      South Dakota Income Tax

      StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
      South Dakota0%0%

      Goods & Services

      ItemLake AndesNational avg.Difference
      Haircut $16.15$17.497.7%
      Beauty Salon $30.20$38.1720.9%
      Toothpaste $2.13$2.328.2%
      Shampoo $1.13$1.0111.7%
      Movie $9.75$10.729.1%
      Bowling $15.19$13.869.6%

      Groceries

      ItemLake AndesNational avg.Difference
      Ground Beef $3.19$3.9018.2%
      Fried Chicken $1.91$1.4036.8%
      Milk $2.13$1.968.6%
      Potatoes $2.49$3.1821.8%
      Pizza $10.49$10.390.9%
      Beer $8.79$9.234.8%

      Health Care

      ItemLake AndesNational avg.Difference
      Optometrist $124.00$106.3416.6%
      Doctor $142.50$115.2523.6%
      Dentist $100.00$98.381.6%
      Ibuprofen $9.59$9.263.6%
      Lipitor $447.40$466.474.1%

      Housing

      ItemLake AndesNational avg.Difference
      Home Price $36,300.00$184,700.0080.3%
      Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,183.43$1,273.327.1%
      Apartment Rent $463.00$949.0051.2%

      Transportation

      ItemLake AndesNational avg.Difference
      Gasoline $2.58$2.590.5%
      Tire Balancing $38.40$48.9021.5%

      Utilities

      ItemLake AndesNational avg.Difference
      All Electricity$124.73$167.6025.6%
      Phone $178.51$163.429.2%
      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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      Anoka, NE1294-6%
      Gross, NE394-6%
      Marty, SD49673-27%
      Ravinia, SD9875-25%
      Geddes, SD22075-25%
      Lake Andes, SD84674-26%

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      Source: The Lake Andes, SD cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2019.