Manchester, IA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-08
89
Manchester's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
42 out of 80
In Iowa
1,460 out of 6,412
In America
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means Manchester is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Manchester, IA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Manchester has an overall cost of living index of 89 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Iowa, Manchester has a cost of living index that's 1.0x lower than Iowa's index of 92.

The standard of living in Manchester ranks as #1,460 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Iowa. By definition, that implies Manchester ranks as the #4,958 most expensive place in the Hawkeye State.

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Manchester Cost Of Living Vs. Iowa

Living Expense Manchester Iowa National Average
Overall 89 92 100
Services 99 95 100
Groceries 98 95 100
Health 108 102 100
Housing 58 74 100
Transportation 97 100 100
Utilities 109 99 100
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Manchester Cost of Living Vs. IA

Manchester, IA Housing Cost Breakdown

Housing swings affordability the most between places in Iowa, so we broke down the statistics around housing costs into more detail. It's also important to consider median household incomes to make apples-to-apples comparisons across locations.

Home and income come data comes from the most recent US Census ACS 2014-2018.

$113,300
Median Home Value
$623
Median Rent
$49,729
Median Income
Statistic Manchester Iowa United States
Median Home Value $113,300 $153,900 $229,800
Median Rent $623 $806 $1,096
Median Income $49,729 $61,836 $64,994
Home Value To Income 2.3x 2.5x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.15x 0.16x 0.2x

Detailed Manchester Services Costs Vs. Iowa

Item Manchester Iowa
Shampoo $1.08 $1.06
Movie $9.71 $10.68
Bowling $15.0 $14.67

Detailed Manchester Groceries Costs Vs. Iowa

Item Manchester Iowa
Ground Beef $3.53 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.68 $1.39
Milk $2.49 $2.05

Detailed Manchester Health Costs Vs. Iowa

Item Manchester Iowa
Haircut $24.36 $18.62
Beauty Salon $37.59 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.14 $2.34

Detailed Manchester Transportation Costs Vs. Iowa

Item Manchester Iowa
Potatoes $2.43 $3.29
Pizza $9.92 $10.62
Beer $8.92 $9.38
Optometrist $102.58 $108.57
Doctor $122.25 $116.17
Dentist $115.0 $99.13

Detailed Manchester Utilities Costs Vs. Iowa

Item Manchester Iowa
Gasoline $2.15 $2.22
Tire Balancing $49.33 $50.07
All Electricity $188.83 $167.67
Phone $180.82 $175.64

Manchester SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
4
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
3
Safety
7
Amenities
8
Education
6
Commute
9.5

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Manchester

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Manchester
Cedar Rapids, IA 133,125 94 1.1x
Dubuque, IA 58,052 88 1.0x
Marion, IA 39,910 95 1.1x
Central, LA 29,235 96 1.1x
La Porte, IN 21,328 83 0.9x
Hiawatha, IA 7,395 95 1.1x
Independence, IA 6,085 81 0.9x
Prairie du Chien, WI 5,605 86 1.0x
Anamosa, IA 5,484 86 1.0x
Vinton, IA 5,075 90 1.0x

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