St. George 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. GeorgeKansasNational
Cost of living index10089100
IndexSt. GeorgeKansasNational
Goods & Services index9595100
Groceries index9494100
Health care index9595100
Housing index11676100
Transportation index9293100
Utilities index8998100
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  • The cost of living in St. George is 12% higher than the Kansas average.
  • The cost of living in St. George is equal to the national average.
  • The cost of housing in St. George is 16% higher than the national average.
  • Kansas general sales tax is 28% higher than the national average.
  • Kansas state income tax is 30% higher than the national average.

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Goods & Services

ItemSt. GeorgeNational avg.Difference
Haircut $14.96$16.097.0%
Beauty Salon $33.29$37.3310.8%
Toothpaste $3.17$2.4529.4%
Shampoo $0.79$1.0021.4%
Movie $12.61$10.2822.7%
Bowling $3.55$4.9328.1%


ItemSt. GeorgeNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $3.34$3.8012.1%
Fried Chicken $1.78$1.4027.4%
Milk $1.58$2.0121.5%
Potatoes $3.11$3.013.2%
Pizza $9.50$9.893.9%
Beer $8.07$8.909.3%

Health Care

ItemSt. GeorgeNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $152.17$102.1649.0%
Doctor $89.33$108.3617.6%
Dentist $85.44$92.537.7%
Ibuprofen $8.55$9.287.9%
Lipitor $428.09$425.820.5%


ItemSt. GeorgeNational avg.Difference
Home Price $176,200.00$184,700.004.6%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,061.98$1,202.4411.7%
Apartment Rent $1,564.00$949.0064.8%


ItemSt. GeorgeNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.15$2.244.2%
Tire Balancing $38.73$46.2916.3%


ItemSt. GeorgeNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$176.25$165.966.2%
Phone $20.00$28.6830.3%
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.
Louisville, KS25177-23%
Paxico, KS32979-21%
McFarland, KS43780-20%
Westmoreland, KS72982-18%
Alma, KS85982-18%
St. George, KS8751000%

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City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Greenwood, FL87580-20%
Inyokern, CA8751066%
Sardis, GA87573-27%
Powers, OR87591-9%
Cooleemee, NC87582-18%
St. George, KS8751000%
Source: The St. George, KS cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2017.
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