Louisville 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.
IndexLouisvilleKansasNational
Cost of living index7589100
IndexLouisvilleKansasNational
Goods & Services index8993100
Groceries index9493100
Health care index9499100
Housing index3876100
Transportation index8995100
Utilities index10198100
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  • The cost of living in Louisville is 15% lower than the Kansas average.
  • The cost of living in Louisville is 25% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Louisville is 62% lower than the national average.
  • Kansas general sales tax is 28% higher than the national average.
  • Kansas state income tax is 39% 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$37,917$3,160$885$1,138
      Renters$31,250$2,604$729$938

      Kansas Sales Tax

      StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
      Kansas6.5%11.5%

      Kansas Income Tax

      StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
      Kansas3.1%5.7%

      Goods & Services

      ItemLouisvilleNational avg.Difference
      Haircut $15.38$17.4912.1%
      Beauty Salon $31.33$38.1717.9%
      Toothpaste $2.02$2.3213.0%
      Shampoo $0.86$1.0115.0%
      Movie $10.99$10.722.5%
      Bowling $12.00$13.8613.4%

      Groceries

      ItemLouisvilleNational avg.Difference
      Ground Beef $3.49$3.9010.5%
      Fried Chicken $1.49$1.406.8%
      Milk $1.69$1.9613.9%
      Potatoes $2.99$3.186.1%
      Pizza $9.50$10.398.6%
      Beer $8.33$9.239.7%

      Health Care

      ItemLouisvilleNational avg.Difference
      Optometrist $157.50$106.3448.1%
      Doctor $90.00$115.2521.9%
      Dentist $87.50$98.3811.1%
      Ibuprofen $8.65$9.266.6%
      Lipitor $496.32$466.476.4%

      Housing

      ItemLouisvilleNational avg.Difference
      Home Price $48,700.00$184,700.0073.6%
      Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,127.79$1,273.3211.4%
      Apartment Rent $610.00$949.0035.7%

      Transportation

      ItemLouisvilleNational avg.Difference
      Gasoline $2.49$2.594.0%
      Tire Balancing $38.60$48.9021.1%

      Utilities

      ItemLouisvilleNational avg.Difference
      All Electricity$165.78$167.601.1%
      Phone $188.03$163.4215.1%
      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.
      Emmett, KS14178-22%
      Paxico, KS32978-22%
      McFarland, KS43779-21%
      Westmoreland, KS72980-20%
      Belvue, KS26685-15%
      Louisville, KS25175-25%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
      Ivesdale, IL25181-19%
      Leona, TX25194-6%
      Woodloch, TX25188-12%
      Cañon, NM2511099%
      Hartsburg, IL25186-14%
      Louisville, KS25175-25%
      Source: The Louisville, KS cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2019.