Saint Joseph 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.
IndexSaint JosephLouisvilleKentucky
Cost of living index869189
IndexSaint JosephLouisvilleKentucky
Goods & Services index100100100
Groceries index898990
Health care index939393
Housing index587870
Transportation index10310399
Utilities index949496
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  • The cost of living in Saint Joseph is 4% lower than the Louisville average.
  • The cost of living in Saint Joseph is 14% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Saint Joseph is 42% lower than the national average.
  • Kentucky general sales tax is 18% higher than the national average.
  • Kentucky state income tax is 10% 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)
Household$33,892$2,824$791$1,017

Kentucky Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Kentucky6%6%

Kentucky Income Tax

StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
Kentucky2%6%

Goods & Services

ItemLouisvilleNational avg.Difference
Haircut $16.13$16.090.3%
Beauty Salon $38.33$37.332.7%
Toothpaste $2.83$2.4515.6%
Shampoo $1.01$1.000.9%
Movie $9.25$10.2810.0%
Bowling $4.31$4.9312.6%

Groceries

ItemLouisvilleNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $3.91$3.802.8%
Fried Chicken $1.23$1.4011.9%
Milk $2.23$2.0111.1%
Potatoes $2.93$3.012.7%
Pizza $10.00$9.891.2%
Beer $8.88$8.900.2%

Health Care

ItemLouisvilleNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $87.93$102.1613.9%
Doctor $96.30$108.3611.1%
Dentist $92.97$92.530.5%
Ibuprofen $8.88$9.284.3%
Lipitor $371.95$425.8212.7%

Housing

ItemLouisvilleNational avg.Difference
Home Price $143,100.00$184,700.0022.5%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $935.94$1,202.4422.2%
Apartment Rent $748.00$949.0021.2%

Transportation

ItemLouisvilleNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.34$2.244.4%
Tire Balancing $46.93$46.291.4%

Utilities

ItemLouisvilleNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$134.04$165.9619.2%
Phone $31.78$28.6810.8%
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.
South Park View, KY297-3%
West Point, KY93082-18%
Elizabeth, IN19985-15%
Shively, KY15,62585-15%
West Buechel, KY1,17585-15%
Louisville, KY611,57391-9%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Las Vegas, NV613,2951000%
Oklahoma City, OK620,01586-14%
Portland, OR620,58912323%
Baltimore, MD621,0001000%
Milwaukee, WI598,67289-11%
Louisville, KY611,57391-9%
Source: The Saint Joseph, Louisville, KY cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2017.
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