Summerlin South 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.
IndexSummerlin SouthNevadaNational
Cost of living index123103100
IndexSummerlin SouthNevadaNational
Goods & Services index94104100
Groceries index9598100
Health care index100105100
Housing index183104100
Transportation index111112100
Utilities index10092100
A general summary of the cost of living index in Summerlin South, NV is shown above. Compared to the state average of Nevada the cost of living index in Summerlin South, NV is 123, which is 20% higher than the average in Nevada and compared to the national average it is 23% higher 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 Summerlin South, NV goods and services come in at 9% lower than the average in Nevada and are 6% lower than compared to the nationwide average.
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  • The cost of living in Summerlin South is 20% higher than the Nevada average.
  • The cost of living in Summerlin South is 23% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Summerlin South is 83% higher than the national average.
  • Nevada general sales tax is 35% higher than the national average.
  • Nevada state income tax is 100% lower than the national average.

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      Median Income & Debt-To-Income Ratio

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      The affordability of the housing market in Summerlin South, NV as well as the overall cost of living can be indicated accurately by what percent of the monthly income is spent on housing related costs. This is konwn as the debt-to-income ratio (DTI). The overall rule of thumb is that no more than 28% of your gross income should ever be used on the overall costs related to housing and no more than 36% of gross income on all expenses and debts. Among Summerlin South, NV homeowners, the median income is $101,524. This indicates that a monthly maximum of $2,369 should be spent by homeowners on all housing related costs. Renters have a median income of $66,793. This indicates that renters should have a maximum of $1,558 used for their rent related monthly costs.

      Nevada Sales Tax

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      Nevada Income Tax

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      One thing to keep in mind when considering the cost of living in Summerlin South, NV is the Nevada sales tax and Nevada income tax rates. Sales taxes are taxes that are collected on most goods or services sold. Sales taxes can vary by state and can be as high as 7% and as low as 0% as not every state imposes a sales tax. The Nevada sales tax rate is 6.85% and the maximum surtax that can be charged is 8.25%. Income tax is the tax imposed on income by both the federal and state government. The income tax rates varies by individual state and will also be higher or lower depending on the applicable tax bracket. The rates of state income tax can vary from 0% to more than 9%. The Nevada income tax rates range from 0% to 0%.

      Goods & Services

      ItemSummerlin SouthNational avg.Difference
      Haircut $15.02$17.4914.1%
      Beauty Salon $45.64$38.1719.6%
      Toothpaste $2.58$2.3211.2%
      Shampoo $0.85$1.0116.0%
      Movie $12.15$10.7213.3%
      Bowling $16.83$13.8621.4%


      ItemSummerlin SouthNational avg.Difference
      Ground Beef $3.47$3.9011.0%
      Fried Chicken $1.21$1.4013.3%
      Milk $2.51$1.9627.9%
      Potatoes $2.25$3.1829.3%
      Pizza $10.52$10.391.2%
      Beer $8.38$9.239.2%

      Health Care

      ItemSummerlin SouthNational avg.Difference
      Optometrist $114.99$106.348.1%
      Doctor $112.38$115.252.5%
      Dentist $102.20$98.383.9%
      Ibuprofen $9.30$9.260.4%
      Lipitor $436.57$466.476.4%


      ItemSummerlin SouthNational avg.Difference
      Home Price $355,100.00$184,700.0092.3%
      Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,591.38$1,273.3225.0%
      Apartment Rent $1,547.00$949.0063.0%


      ItemSummerlin SouthNational avg.Difference
      Gasoline $3.07$2.5918.5%
      Tire Balancing $49.57$48.901.4%


      ItemSummerlin SouthNational avg.Difference
      All Electricity$173.66$167.603.6%
      Phone $173.02$163.425.9%
      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.

      Nearby cities with low cost of living

      City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
      Sunrise Manor, NV192,87390-10%
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      Paradise, NV229,66696-4%
      North Las Vegas, NV230,43697-3%
      Las Vegas, NV613,29599-1%
      Summerlin South, NV25,71712323%

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      Summerlin South, NV25,71712323%
      Source: The Summerlin South, NV cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2019.