Missouri Valley 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.
IndexMissouri ValleyIowaNational
Cost of living index8189100
IndexMissouri ValleyIowaNational
Goods & Services index9495100
Groceries index9494100
Health care index10197100
Housing index5273100
Transportation index9299100
Utilities index8695100

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  • The cost of living in Missouri Valley is 9% lower than the Iowa average.
  • The cost of living in Missouri Valley is 19% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Missouri Valley is 48% lower than the national average.
  • Iowa general sales tax is 18% higher than the national average.
  • Iowa state income tax is 84% 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$57,917$4,826$1,351$1,738
Renters$22,015$1,835$514$661

Iowa Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Iowa6%7%

Iowa Income Tax

StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
Iowa0.36%8.98%

Goods & Services

ItemMissouri ValleyNational avg.Difference
Haircut $17.00$16.095.7%
Beauty Salon $32.86$37.3312.0%
Toothpaste $1.95$2.4520.5%
Shampoo $0.84$1.0016.0%
Movie $9.59$10.286.7%
Bowling $3.70$4.9325.0%

Groceries

ItemMissouri ValleyNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $3.40$3.8010.7%
Fried Chicken $1.48$1.405.7%
Milk $1.73$2.0113.8%
Potatoes $3.34$3.0110.9%
Pizza $9.49$9.894.0%
Beer $8.26$8.907.2%

Health Care

ItemMissouri ValleyNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $97.13$102.164.9%
Doctor $137.37$108.3626.8%
Dentist $74.14$92.5319.9%
Ibuprofen $9.25$9.280.3%
Lipitor $431.14$425.821.2%

Housing

ItemMissouri ValleyNational avg.Difference
Home Price $81,300.00$184,700.0056.0%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,017.45$1,202.4415.4%
Apartment Rent $663.00$949.0030.1%

Transportation

ItemMissouri ValleyNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $1.82$2.2418.8%
Tire Balancing $53.20$46.2914.9%

Utilities

ItemMissouri ValleyNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$161.36$165.962.8%
Phone $21.01$28.6826.8%
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.
Loveland, IA4093-7%
California Junction, IA6975-25%
Magnolia, IA15177-23%
Modale, IA27582-18%
Mondamin, IA32282-18%
Missouri Valley, IA2,68981-19%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Hypoluxo, FL2,68911010%
Woodbine, NJ2,69099-1%
Versailles, OH2,69091-9%
Sells, AZ2,68880-20%
Buena Vista, CO2,69096-4%
Missouri Valley, IA2,68981-19%
Source: The Missouri Valley, IA cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2017.