Lake Santee 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 SanteeIndianaNational
Cost of living index8089100
IndexLake SanteeIndianaNational
Goods & Services index8197100
Groceries index9392100
Health care index7694100
Housing index6772100
Transportation index91100100
Utilities index9199100
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  • The cost of living in Lake Santee is 10% lower than the Indiana average.
  • The cost of living in Lake Santee is 20% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Lake Santee is 33% lower than the national average.
  • Indiana general sales tax is 37% higher than the national average.
  • Indiana state income tax is 48% 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)
      Owners$60,556$5,046$1,413$1,817
      Renters$0$0$0$0

      Indiana Sales Tax

      StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
      Indiana7%7%

      Indiana Income Tax

      StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
      Indiana3.3%3.3%

      Goods & Services

      ItemLake SanteeNational avg.Difference
      Haircut $11.07$17.4936.7%
      Beauty Salon $25.07$38.1734.3%
      Toothpaste $1.93$2.3216.7%
      Shampoo $0.87$1.0113.7%
      Movie $6.02$10.7243.9%
      Bowling $3.49$13.8674.8%

      Groceries

      ItemLake SanteeNational avg.Difference
      Ground Beef $3.52$3.909.7%
      Fried Chicken $1.22$1.4012.5%
      Milk $1.59$1.9618.9%
      Potatoes $2.65$3.1816.6%
      Pizza $8.00$10.3923.0%
      Beer $8.29$9.2310.2%

      Health Care

      ItemLake SanteeNational avg.Difference
      Optometrist $49.75$106.3453.2%
      Doctor $65.15$115.2543.5%
      Dentist $70.01$98.3828.8%
      Ibuprofen $8.66$9.266.5%
      Lipitor $415.83$466.4710.9%

      Housing

      ItemLake SanteeNational avg.Difference
      Home Price $123,800.00$184,700.0033.0%
      Avg. Mortgage Payment $826.93$1,273.3235.1%
      Apartment Rent $0.00$949.00100.0%

      Transportation

      ItemLake SanteeNational avg.Difference
      Gasoline $2.21$2.5914.8%
      Tire Balancing $35.40$48.9027.6%

      Utilities

      ItemLake SanteeNational avg.Difference
      All Electricity$142.37$167.6015.1%
      Phone $27.84$163.4283.0%
      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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      Clarksburg, IN26169-31%
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      Milroy, IN80273-27%
      Glenwood, IN29175-25%
      Rushville, IN6,26775-25%
      Lake Santee, IN74080-20%

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      Lake Santee, IN74080-20%
      Source: The Lake Santee, IN cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2019.