Lincoln Park 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.
IndexLincoln ParkColoradoNational
Cost of living index92110100
IndexLincoln ParkColoradoNational
Goods & Services index96103100
Groceries index9897100
Health care index92104100
Housing index82134100
Transportation index102102100
Utilities index9286100
The above illustration supplies generalized information for the Lincoln Park, CO cost of living index. Compared to other cities in Colorado and cities across the country, the cost of living index in Lincoln Park, CO is 92, which is 16% lower than the Colorado average and 8% lower than that for the entire country. The index is comprised of the following criteria: cost of retail goods and services (33%), groceries (13%), health care (5%), housing (30%), cost of public/private transportation (9%) and utilities (10%). Everyday goods and services, along with housing account for 63 percent of the total cost of living index. Goods and services that are a necessity regardless of location provide an accurate general sense of the cost of living in one city versus another. As seen above, the cost of retail goods and services in Lincoln Park, CO are 7% lower than the average for Colorado and 5% lower than the rest of the country.

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  • The cost of living in Lincoln Park is 16% lower than the Colorado average.
  • The cost of living in Lincoln Park is 8% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Lincoln Park is 18% lower than the national average.
  • Colorado general sales tax is 43% lower than the national average.
  • Colorado state income tax is 108% 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)
If you want to find a good determining factor for the cost of living and the general affordability of housing in Lincoln Park, CO, all you must look at is the percentage of monthly income that should be spent on housing expenses, otherwise known as the debt-to-income ratio (DTI). Generally speaking, no more than 28 percent of your total gross income should be spent on your housing expenses and not more than 36 percent of your gross income on total expenses, including debts. In Lincoln Park, CO, the median monthly income is $48,365 for those who own their own homes. Under the standard rule, that income level would allow for $1,128 to be budgeted for housing expenses each month, at the most. Renters, on the other hand, earn about $23,438, per the median income in the area. That would allow for renters to spend up to $547 on monthly rental expenses.

Colorado Sales Tax

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Colorado Income Tax

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When considering the overall cost of living expenses in Lincoln Park, CO, it's important to take into account the sales tax for Colorado, as well as the rate for income tax in Colorado. Goods and services sold to consumers in any state have some form of sales tax. Each state has its own tax code, which means that sales tax rates vary from state to state, ranging from over 7% in some states to as low as 0% in others. The maximum surtax for Colorado is 10%, and the sales tax in the state of Colorado is 2.9%. Alternatively, the tax imposed on your income by the state government is known as income tax. The rate for this tax also varies from state to state, and your rate is affected by your tax bracket, which is determined by your level of income. Income tax rates might be as high as 9%, down to as low as 0%. The range for income tax rates in Colorado starts from 4.63% and goes up to 4.63%.

Goods & Services

ItemLincoln ParkNational avg.Difference
Haircut $16.50$17.495.7%
Beauty Salon $35.33$38.177.4%
Toothpaste $2.15$2.327.4%
Shampoo $1.09$1.017.7%
Movie $10.82$10.720.9%
Bowling $10.00$13.8627.9%


ItemLincoln ParkNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $3.20$3.9017.9%
Fried Chicken $1.21$1.4013.3%
Milk $1.69$1.9613.9%
Potatoes $3.32$3.184.3%
Pizza $8.59$10.3917.4%
Beer $9.24$9.230.1%

Health Care

ItemLincoln ParkNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $88.00$106.3417.2%
Doctor $98.00$115.2515.0%
Dentist $88.50$98.3810.0%
Ibuprofen $9.31$9.260.5%
Lipitor $497.77$466.476.7%


ItemLincoln ParkNational avg.Difference
Home Price $159,800.00$184,700.0013.5%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,146.14$1,273.3210.0%
Apartment Rent $667.00$949.0029.7%


ItemLincoln ParkNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.84$2.599.7%
Tire Balancing $45.32$48.907.3%


ItemLincoln ParkNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$143.89$167.6014.2%
Phone $181.02$163.4210.8%
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.
Florence, CO3,89187-13%
Williamsburg, CO66389-11%
Rockvale, CO51189-11%
Cañon City, CO16,44594-6%
Brookside, CO24992-8%
Lincoln Park, CO2,97792-8%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Gray Summit, MO2,97790-10%
Summit Hill, PA2,97790-10%
North Pembroke, MA2,97614444%
West Burlington, IA2,97882-18%
Ferrysburg, MI2,97994-6%
Lincoln Park, CO2,97792-8%
Source: The Lincoln Park, CO cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2019.
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