St. Ann 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.
IndexSt. AnnMissouriNational
Cost of living index8491100
IndexSt. AnnMissouriNational
Goods & Services index9196100
Groceries index10599100
Health care index9299100
Housing index5678100
Transportation index9595100
Utilities index10198100
A general summary of the cost of living index in St. Ann, MO is shown above. Compared to the state average of Missouri the cost of living index in St. Ann, MO is 84, which is 8% lower than the average in Missouri and compared to the national average it is 16% lower than. The cost of living index is made up of several categories. These are transportation at 9%, utilities at 10%, goods and services at 33%, housing at 30%, groceries at 13%, and health care at 5%. The bulk of the cost of living index comes from the categories of goods and services and housing. If you look at everyday goods and services they can be a good indicator in a certain city of the general costs of goods there. In St. Ann, MO goods and services come in at 5% lower than the average in Missouri and are 9% lower than compared to the nationwide average.
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  • The cost of living in St. Ann is 8% lower than the Missouri average.
  • The cost of living in St. Ann is 16% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in St. Ann is 44% 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$51,357$4,280$1,198$1,541
      Renters$25,000$2,083$583$750
      If you want to find a good determining factor for the cost of living and the general affordability of housing in St. Ann, MO, all you must look at is the percentage of monthly income that should be spent on housing expenses, otherwise known as the debt-to-income ratio (DTI). Generally speaking, no more than 28 percent of your total gross income should be spent on your housing expenses and not more than 36 percent of your gross income on total expenses, including debts. In St. Ann, MO, the median monthly income is $51,357 for those who own their own homes. Under the standard rule, that income level would allow for $1,198 to be budgeted for housing expenses each month, at the most. Renters, on the other hand, earn about $25,000, per the median income in the area. That would allow for renters to spend up to $583 on monthly rental expenses.

      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%
      When assessing the complete cost of living in St. Ann, MO, the Missouri income tax and the Missouri sales tax percentages should unquestionably be taken into consideration. Sales taxes aren't just levies imposed onto sold goods, but they also include taxes that are charged when services are provided for a fee. The rates are different from state to state and can run has high as 7 percent. Some states have no sales tax at all. The Missouri maximum surtax is 10.85%, and the Missouri sales tax is 4.225%. By contrast, income tax is an unfortunate obligation that is charged by the government against earnings. Just like sales taxes, the rates for income taxes differ from state to state. They also decrease or increase according to the individual's tax bracket. Tax rates can run as high as 9 percent, with a minimum of zero. Income tax rates range from 1.5% to 5.4% in Missouri.

      Goods & Services

      ItemSt. AnnNational avg.Difference
      Haircut $17.00$17.492.8%
      Beauty Salon $39.71$38.174.0%
      Toothpaste $2.32$2.320.0%
      Shampoo $1.06$1.014.8%
      Movie $9.83$10.728.3%
      Bowling $14.83$13.867.0%

      Groceries

      ItemSt. AnnNational avg.Difference
      Ground Beef $4.01$3.902.8%
      Fried Chicken $1.67$1.4019.7%
      Milk $1.90$1.963.2%
      Potatoes $3.49$3.189.6%
      Pizza $9.96$10.394.2%
      Beer $9.26$9.230.3%

      Health Care

      ItemSt. AnnNational avg.Difference
      Optometrist $78.67$106.3426.0%
      Doctor $71.67$115.2537.8%
      Dentist $102.57$98.384.3%
      Ibuprofen $11.32$9.2622.2%
      Lipitor $474.50$466.471.7%

      Housing

      ItemSt. AnnNational avg.Difference
      Home Price $87,500.00$184,700.0052.6%
      Avg. Mortgage Payment $855.20$1,273.3232.8%
      Apartment Rent $726.00$949.0023.5%

      Transportation

      ItemSt. AnnNational avg.Difference
      Gasoline $2.57$2.590.7%
      Tire Balancing $44.41$48.909.2%

      Utilities

      ItemSt. AnnNational avg.Difference
      All Electricity$163.79$167.602.3%
      Phone $191.07$163.4216.9%
      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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      Source: The St. Ann, MO cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2019.