Pitkas Point 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.
IndexPitkas PointAlaskaNational
Cost of living index100128100
IndexPitkas PointAlaskaNational
Goods & Services index106112100
Groceries index131137100
Health care index142147100
Housing index63135100
Transportation index113120100
Utilities index125147100
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  • The cost of living in Pitkas Point is 21% lower than the Alaska average.
  • The cost of living in Pitkas Point is equal to the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Pitkas Point is 37% lower 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$48,750$4,063$1,137$1,463
Renters$0$0$0$0

Alaska Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Alaska0%7%

Alaska Income Tax

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Goods & Services

ItemPitkas PointNational avg.Difference
Haircut $20.00$17.4914.4%
Beauty Salon $46.00$38.1720.5%
Toothpaste $3.10$2.3233.6%
Shampoo $1.12$1.0110.7%
Movie $12.18$10.7213.6%
Bowling $18.50$13.8633.5%

Groceries

ItemPitkas PointNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $4.74$3.9021.5%
Fried Chicken $1.68$1.4020.4%
Milk $2.54$1.9629.4%
Potatoes $4.11$3.1829.1%
Pizza $8.49$10.3918.3%
Beer $9.99$9.238.2%

Health Care

ItemPitkas PointNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $213.85$106.34101.1%
Doctor $181.67$115.2557.6%
Dentist $140.50$98.3842.8%
Ibuprofen $9.35$9.261.0%
Lipitor $561.49$466.4720.4%

Housing

ItemPitkas PointNational avg.Difference
Home Price $116,700.00$184,700.0036.8%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $2,022.15$1,273.3258.8%
Apartment Rent $0.00$949.00100.0%

Transportation

ItemPitkas PointNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.98$2.5914.9%
Tire Balancing $56.00$48.9014.5%

Utilities

ItemPitkas PointNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$243.53$167.6045.3%
Phone $181.41$163.4211.0%
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.
Mountain Village, AK83896-4%
Pilot Station, AK60098-2%
St. Mary's, AK5211011%
Pitkas Point, AK1281000%

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Morley, IA12883-17%
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Pitkas Point, AK1281000%
Source: The Pitkas Point, AK cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2019.
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