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Overall 11%
Goods & Services 6%
Housing 30%
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. For example, if the cost of living is 90, then it is 10% lower than average. If the cost of living is 110, then it is 10% higher than average. The breakdown for each index is as follows: goods & services (33%), groceries (13%), health care (5%), housing (30%), transportation (9%) and utilities (10%). If the cost of living data was unavailable for this city, estimates based upon nearby cities were used.
IndexSt. DavidArizonaNational
Cost of living8999100
Goods & Services9498100
Groceries9999100
Health care9598100
Housing7097100
Transportation105104100
Utilities98103100

Key findings

  • The cost of living in St. David is 10% lower than the Arizona average
  • The cost of living in St. David is 11% lower than the national average
  • St. David housing is 30% lower than the national average
  • Arizona general sales tax is 10% higher than the national average
  • Arizona state income tax is 16% 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$57,181$4,765$1,334$1,716
      Renters$2,499$208$58$75

      Arizona Sales Tax

      StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
      Arizona5.6%10.725%

      Arizona Income Tax

      StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
      Arizona2.59%4.5%

      Goods & Services

      ItemSt. DavidNational avg.Difference
      Haircut $11.58$17.4933.8%
      Beauty Salon $28.75$38.1724.7%
      Toothpaste $1.91$2.3217.8%
      Shampoo $0.85$1.0116.3%
      Movie $7.83$10.7227.0%
      Bowling $3.75$13.8672.9%

      Groceries

      ItemSt. DavidNational avg.Difference
      Ground Beef $4.17$3.907.0%
      Fried Chicken $1.13$1.4018.8%
      Milk $1.62$1.9617.6%
      Potatoes $3.54$3.1811.2%
      Pizza $10.09$10.392.9%
      Beer $8.69$9.235.9%

      Health Care

      ItemSt. DavidNational avg.Difference
      Optometrist $88.00$106.3417.2%
      Doctor $95.42$115.2517.2%
      Dentist $88.52$98.3810.0%
      Ibuprofen $10.02$9.268.2%
      Lipitor $430.47$466.477.7%

      Housing

      ItemSt. DavidNational avg.Difference
      Home Price $140,100.00$184,700.0024.1%
      Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,072.44$1,273.3215.8%
      Apartment Rent $523.00$949.0044.9%

      Transportation

      ItemSt. DavidNational avg.Difference
      Gasoline $2.30$2.5911.4%
      Tire Balancing $50.80$48.903.9%

      Utilities

      ItemSt. DavidNational avg.Difference
      All Electricity$169.49$167.601.1%
      Phone $26.99$163.4283.5%
      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.
      Benson, AZ4,97483-17%
      Mescal, AZ1,52584-16%
      Tombstone, AZ1,47985-15%
      Whetstone, AZ2,65389-11%
      Pimaco Two, AZ61594-6%
      St. David, AZ1,70989-11%

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      City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
      Weldon, NC1,70986-14%
      Warm Springs, CA1,7091044%
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      Mount Wolf, PA1,70893-7%
      Silver Bay, MN1,70889-11%
      St. David, AZ1,70989-11%
      Source: The St. David, AZ cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2019.