Pelican 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.
IndexPelicanAlaskaNational
Cost of living index125130100
IndexPelicanAlaskaNational
Goods & Services index117119100
Groceries index144135100
Health care index156148100
Housing index122135100
Transportation index128124100
Utilities index120141100

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  • The cost of living in Pelican is 4% lower than the Alaska average.
  • The cost of living in Pelican is 25% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Pelican is 22% higher than the national average.
  • Alaska general sales tax is 100% lower than the national average.
  • Alaska state income tax is 100% 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$47,292$3,941$1,103$1,419
Renters$0$0$0$0

Alaska Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Alaska0%7%

Alaska Income Tax

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Goods & Services

ItemPelicanNational avg.Difference
Haircut $20.33$16.0926.4%
Beauty Salon $35.78$37.334.2%
Toothpaste $3.76$2.4553.6%
Shampoo $1.46$1.0046.3%
Movie $11.75$10.2814.3%
Bowling $5.25$4.936.4%

Groceries

ItemPelicanNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $4.98$3.8030.8%
Fried Chicken $2.23$1.4059.9%
Milk $2.81$2.0139.8%
Potatoes $4.29$3.0142.6%
Pizza $13.27$9.8934.2%
Beer $10.58$8.9018.9%

Health Care

ItemPelicanNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $229.28$102.16124.4%
Doctor $193.50$108.3678.6%
Dentist $151.00$92.5363.2%
Ibuprofen $11.07$9.2819.3%
Lipitor $441.86$425.823.8%

Housing

ItemPelicanNational avg.Difference
Home Price $225,000.00$184,700.0021.8%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,874.89$1,202.4455.9%
Apartment Rent $0.00$949.00100.0%

Transportation

ItemPelicanNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $3.08$2.2437.4%
Tire Balancing $50.97$46.2910.1%

Utilities

ItemPelicanNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$262.85$165.9658.4%
Phone $21.66$28.6824.5%
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.
Pelican, AK7912525%

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Rome, OH7984-16%
Ozan, AR7973-27%
Faxon, OK7980-20%
Tuttle, ND7979-21%
Center Junction, IA7980-20%
Pelican, AK7912525%
Source: The Pelican, AK cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2017.