Paonia cost of living index

Date & Last Updated: This data reflects 2019 and was released from C2ER in January, 2020; this is the most current data available.
The 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. The breakdown for each index is as follows: goods and services (33%), groceries (13%), health care (5%), housing (30%), transportation (9%) and utilities (10%). In the event that the cost of living data was unavailable for this city, estimates based upon nearby cities were used.
IndexPaoniaColoradoNational
Cost of living98110100
IndexPaoniaColoradoNational
Goods & Services109103100
Groceries10397100
Health care114104100
Housing84134100
Transportation105102100
Utilities8486100

Key findings

  • The cost of living in Paonia is 11% lower than the Colorado average
  • The cost of living in Paonia is 2% lower than the national average
  • Paonia housing is 16% 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)
      Owners$42,266$3,522$986$1,268
      Renters$30,469$2,539$711$914

      Colorado Sales Tax

      StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
      Colorado2.9%10%

      Colorado Income Tax

      StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
      Colorado4.63%4.63%

      Goods & Services

      ItemPaoniaNational avg.Difference
      Haircut $21.33$17.4922.0%
      Beauty Salon $51.33$38.1734.5%
      Toothpaste $2.94$2.3226.8%
      Shampoo $0.99$1.011.8%
      Movie $10.50$10.722.1%
      Bowling $4.50$13.8667.5%

      Groceries

      ItemPaoniaNational avg.Difference
      Ground Beef $3.77$3.903.2%
      Fried Chicken $1.49$1.406.8%
      Milk $1.79$1.968.8%
      Potatoes $2.37$3.1825.4%
      Pizza $9.50$10.398.6%
      Beer $8.41$9.238.9%

      Health Care

      ItemPaoniaNational avg.Difference
      Optometrist $160.00$106.3450.5%
      Doctor $120.00$115.254.1%
      Dentist $107.50$98.389.3%
      Ibuprofen $9.59$9.263.6%
      Lipitor $448.00$466.474.0%

      Housing

      ItemPaoniaNational avg.Difference
      Home Price $154,200.00$184,700.0016.5%
      Avg. Mortgage Payment $2,021.28$1,273.3258.7%
      Apartment Rent $809.00$949.0014.8%

      Transportation

      ItemPaoniaNational avg.Difference
      Gasoline $2.38$2.598.1%
      Tire Balancing $48.03$48.901.8%

      Utilities

      ItemPaoniaNational avg.Difference
      All Electricity$135.26$167.6019.3%
      Phone $25.01$163.4284.7%
      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.
      Crawford, CO27993-7%
      Hotchkiss, CO96795-5%
      Paonia, CO1,38798-2%

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      Source: The Paonia, CO cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2019.