Mountain View 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.
IndexMountain ViewMissouriNational
Cost of living index8191100
IndexMountain ViewMissouriNational
Goods & Services index9896100
Groceries index9999100
Health care index9899100
Housing index4978100
Transportation index8795100
Utilities index8698100
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  • The cost of living in Mountain View is 11% lower than the Missouri average.
  • The cost of living in Mountain View is 19% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Mountain View is 51% lower than the national average.
  • Missouri general sales tax is 17% lower than the national average.
  • Missouri state income tax is 33% 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$32,745$2,729$764$982
      Renters$20,203$1,684$471$606

      Missouri Sales Tax

      StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
      Missouri4.225%10.85%

      Missouri Income Tax

      StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
      Missouri1.5%5.4%

      Goods & Services

      ItemMountain ViewNational avg.Difference
      Haircut $14.40$17.4917.7%
      Beauty Salon $29.32$38.1723.2%
      Toothpaste $1.74$2.3225.0%
      Shampoo $0.99$1.012.2%
      Movie $10.03$10.726.5%
      Bowling $15.60$13.8612.5%

      Groceries

      ItemMountain ViewNational avg.Difference
      Ground Beef $4.21$3.908.0%
      Fried Chicken $1.79$1.4028.2%
      Milk $2.17$1.9610.6%
      Potatoes $2.99$3.186.1%
      Pizza $8.74$10.3915.9%
      Beer $8.79$9.234.8%

      Health Care

      ItemMountain ViewNational avg.Difference
      Optometrist $98.00$106.347.8%
      Doctor $106.67$115.257.4%
      Dentist $95.20$98.383.2%
      Ibuprofen $9.58$9.263.4%
      Lipitor $500.58$466.477.3%

      Housing

      ItemMountain ViewNational avg.Difference
      Home Price $87,000.00$184,700.0052.9%
      Avg. Mortgage Payment $823.03$1,273.3235.4%
      Apartment Rent $500.00$949.0047.3%

      Transportation

      ItemMountain ViewNational avg.Difference
      Gasoline $2.33$2.5910.1%
      Tire Balancing $41.39$48.9015.3%

      Utilities

      ItemMountain ViewNational avg.Difference
      All Electricity$129.27$167.6022.9%
      Phone $175.61$163.427.5%
      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.
      Thomasville, MO1091-9%
      Montier, MO3391-9%
      Birch Tree, MO53474-26%
      Pomona, MO34576-24%
      Summersville, MO62180-20%
      Mountain View, MO2,69481-19%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
      Hampton, SC2,69376-24%
      Conneaut Lakeshore, PA2,69396-4%
      East Hampton, CT2,69311616%
      Dupont, PA2,69590-10%
      San Miguel CDP (San Luis Obispo County), CA2,69613535%
      Mountain View, MO2,69481-19%
      Source: The Mountain View, MO cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2019.