Swanton 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.
IndexSwantonVermontNational
Cost of living index103109100
IndexSwantonVermontNational
Goods & Services index104104100
Groceries index111111100
Health care index100100100
Housing index91112100
Transportation index113113100
Utilities index119119100
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  • The cost of living in Swanton is 6% lower than the Vermont average.
  • The cost of living in Swanton is 3% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Swanton is 9% lower than the national average.
  • Vermont general sales tax is 18% higher than the national average.
  • Vermont state income tax is 60% 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$60,083$5,007$1,402$1,803
      Renters$24,395$2,033$569$732

      Vermont Sales Tax

      StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
      Vermont6%7%

      Vermont Income Tax

      StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
      Vermont3.55%8.95%

      Goods & Services

      ItemSwantonNational avg.Difference
      Haircut $23.00$17.4931.5%
      Beauty Salon $49.00$38.1728.4%
      Toothpaste $2.10$2.329.5%
      Shampoo $1.05$1.013.8%
      Movie $9.75$10.729.1%
      Bowling $13.50$13.862.6%

      Groceries

      ItemSwantonNational avg.Difference
      Ground Beef $4.44$3.9013.8%
      Fried Chicken $1.39$1.400.4%
      Milk $2.82$1.9643.7%
      Potatoes $3.50$3.1810.0%
      Pizza $10.99$10.395.7%
      Beer $9.99$9.238.2%

      Health Care

      ItemSwantonNational avg.Difference
      Optometrist $130.00$106.3422.3%
      Doctor $113.00$115.252.0%
      Dentist $94.00$98.384.5%
      Ibuprofen $9.66$9.264.3%
      Lipitor $491.49$466.475.4%

      Housing

      ItemSwantonNational avg.Difference
      Home Price $176,000.00$184,700.004.7%
      Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,772.45$1,273.3239.2%
      Apartment Rent $755.00$949.0020.4%

      Transportation

      ItemSwantonNational avg.Difference
      Gasoline $2.75$2.596.2%
      Tire Balancing $63.00$48.9028.8%

      Utilities

      ItemSwantonNational avg.Difference
      All Electricity$227.95$167.6036.0%
      Phone $176.40$163.427.9%
      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.
      Rouses Point, NY2,14898-2%
      Alburgh, VT52598-2%
      Cumberland Head, NY1,4251000%
      St. Albans, VT6,8581044%
      Swanton, VT2,7121033%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
      Lake City, GA2,71289-11%
      Eagle Lake, MN2,71299-1%
      Woodbury, TN2,71284-16%
      Royston, GA2,71383-17%
      Almont, MI2,71492-8%
      Swanton, VT2,7121033%
      Source: The Swanton, VT cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2019.