Winterset, IA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
89
Winterset's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
45 out of 80
In Iowa
1,523 out of 6,399
In America
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means Winterset is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Winterset, IA?

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

Compared to only Iowa, Winterset has a cost of living index that's 1.0x lower than Iowa's index of 90.

The standard of living in Winterset ranks as #1,524 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Iowa. By definition, that implies Winterset ranks as the #4,883 most expensive place in the Hawkeye State.

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Winterset Cost Of Living Vs. Iowa

Living Expense Winterset Iowa National Average
Overall 89 90 100
Services 93 96 100
Groceries 95 98 100
Health 96 100 100
Housing 78 73 100
Transportation 102 101 100
Utilities 89 98 100
For more reading on cost of living around Iowa, check out:
Winterset Cost of Living Vs. IA

Winterset, 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.

$158,300
Median Home Value
$740
Median Rent
$52,835
Median Income
Statistic Winterset Iowa United States
Median Home Value $158,300 $147,800 $217,500
Median Rent $740 $789 $1,062
Median Income $52,835 $60,523 $62,843
Home Value To Income 3.0x 2.4x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.17x 0.16x 0.2x

Detailed Winterset Services Costs Vs. Iowa

Item Winterset Iowa
Shampoo $1.07 $1.01
Movie $9.06 $10.72
Bowling $17.6 $13.86

Detailed Winterset Groceries Costs Vs. Iowa

Item Winterset Iowa
Ground Beef $3.23 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.71 $1.4
Milk $2.22 $1.96

Detailed Winterset Health Costs Vs. Iowa

Item Winterset Iowa
Haircut $17.17 $17.49
Beauty Salon $31.0 $38.17
Toothpaste $1.94 $2.32

Detailed Winterset Transportation Costs Vs. Iowa

Item Winterset Iowa
Potatoes $2.2 $3.18
Pizza $9.99 $10.39
Beer $8.5 $9.23
Optometrist $114.14 $106.34
Doctor $123.0 $115.25
Dentist $81.17 $98.38

Detailed Winterset Utilities Costs Vs. Iowa

Item Winterset Iowa
Gasoline $2.61 $2.59
Tire Balancing $52.99 $48.9
All Electricity $137.97 $167.6
Phone $176.49 $163.42

Winterset SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
6
Affordability
8
Diversity
4
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8
Education
8
Commute
6

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Winterset

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Winterset
West Des Moines, IA 65,606 97 1.1x
Ankeny, IA 61,938 96 1.1x
Urbandale, IA 43,441 97 1.1x
Johnston, IA 21,406 103 1.2x
Waukee, IA 20,785 97 1.1x
Altoona, IA 18,458 93 1.0x
Clive, IA 17,167 102 1.1x
Grimes, IA 12,839 97 1.1x
Norwalk, IA 10,978 93 1.0x
Pleasant Hill, IA 9,871 96 1.1x

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