Petersburg 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.
IndexPetersburgKentuckyNational
Cost of living index8489100
IndexPetersburgKentuckyNational
Goods & Services index102100100
Groceries index9190100
Health care index9893100
Housing index5070100
Transportation index10199100
Utilities index9596100

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  • The cost of living in Petersburg is 5% lower than the Kentucky average.
  • The cost of living in Petersburg is 16% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Petersburg is 50% 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)
Owners$0$0$0$0
Renters$0$0$0$0

Kentucky Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Kentucky6%6%

Kentucky Income Tax

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

Goods & Services

ItemPetersburgNational avg.Difference
Haircut $16.34$16.091.6%
Beauty Salon $38.07$37.332.0%
Toothpaste $2.91$2.4518.9%
Shampoo $0.79$1.0021.0%
Movie $10.85$10.285.6%
Bowling $4.32$4.9312.5%

Groceries

ItemPetersburgNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $4.08$3.807.2%
Fried Chicken $1.07$1.4023.2%
Milk $1.31$2.0134.8%
Potatoes $2.32$3.0122.8%
Pizza $8.62$9.8912.8%
Beer $8.35$8.906.1%

Health Care

ItemPetersburgNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $95.13$102.166.9%
Doctor $100.96$108.366.8%
Dentist $95.10$92.532.8%
Ibuprofen $8.30$9.2810.6%
Lipitor $439.61$425.823.2%

Housing

ItemPetersburgNational avg.Difference
Home Price $92,900.00$184,700.0049.7%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $879.44$1,202.4426.9%
Apartment Rent $0.00$949.00100.0%

Transportation

ItemPetersburgNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.30$2.242.5%
Tire Balancing $45.08$46.292.6%

Utilities

ItemPetersburgNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$162.22$165.962.3%
Phone $26.78$28.686.6%
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.

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Shawnee village, OH54181-19%
New Haven CDP (Huron County), OH28283-17%
West Harrison, IN35683-17%
Moores Hill, IN68285-15%
Addyston, OH98385-15%
Petersburg, KY46984-16%

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City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Minford, OH46994-6%
Pratt, WV46987-13%
Turrell, AR46973-27%
Macksville, KS46976-24%
Baumstown, PA46989-11%
Petersburg, KY46984-16%
Source: The Petersburg, KY cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2017.