Walker Lake 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.
IndexWalker LakeNevadaNational
Cost of living index85103100
IndexWalker LakeNevadaNational
Goods & Services index113106100
Groceries index100101100
Health care index110107100
Housing index36104100
Transportation index113110100
Utilities index8585100

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  • The cost of living in Walker Lake is 17% lower than the Nevada average.
  • The cost of living in Walker Lake is 15% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Walker Lake is 64% lower 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

Median IncomePer YearPer MonthMax Budget (28% DTI)Max Budget (36% DTI)
Owners$55,786$4,649$1,302$1,674
Renters$2,499$208$58$75

Nevada Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Nevada6.85%8.15%

Nevada Income Tax

StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
Nevada0%0%

Goods & Services

ItemWalker LakeNational avg.Difference
Haircut $17.55$16.099.1%
Beauty Salon $46.47$37.3324.5%
Toothpaste $3.68$2.4550.5%
Shampoo $1.02$1.001.9%
Movie $10.33$10.280.5%
Bowling $4.57$4.937.3%

Groceries

ItemWalker LakeNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $3.52$3.807.5%
Fried Chicken $1.55$1.4011.0%
Milk $2.16$2.017.8%
Potatoes $1.99$3.0133.9%
Pizza $13.32$9.8934.8%
Beer $8.19$8.908.0%

Health Care

ItemWalker LakeNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $108.47$102.166.2%
Doctor $138.14$108.3627.5%
Dentist $99.33$92.537.4%
Ibuprofen $10.44$9.2812.5%
Lipitor $385.41$425.829.5%

Housing

ItemWalker LakeNational avg.Difference
Home Price $65,800.00$184,700.0064.4%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,275.94$1,202.446.1%
Apartment Rent $0.00$949.00100.0%

Transportation

ItemWalker LakeNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.73$2.2421.5%
Tire Balancing $44.33$46.294.2%

Utilities

ItemWalker LakeNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$113.26$165.9631.8%
Phone $30.01$28.684.6%
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.
Hawthorne, NV2,81290-10%
Walker Lake, NV40785-15%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Beverly Beach, FL40791-9%
Collins, OH40790-10%
Danbury, IA40775-25%
Alexandria, PA40791-9%
Elkhart, IL40787-13%
Walker Lake, NV40785-15%
Source: The Walker Lake, NV cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2017.