Plainfield, IN Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
95
Plainfield's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
92 out of 124
In Indiana
2,449 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 Plainfield is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Plainfield, IN?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Plainfield has an overall cost of living index of 95 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Indiana, Plainfield has a cost of living index that's 1.1x higher than Indiana's index of 86.

The standard of living in Plainfield ranks as #2,449 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Indiana. By definition, that implies Plainfield ranks as the #3,969 most expensive place in the Hoosier State.

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Plainfield Cost Of Living Vs. Indiana

Living Expense Plainfield Indiana National Average
Overall 95 86 100
Services 95 93 100
Groceries 94 93 100
Health 88 94 100
Housing 86 74 100
Transportation 93 95 100
Utilities 103 96 100
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Plainfield Cost of Living Vs. IN

Plainfield, IN Housing Cost Breakdown

Housing swings affordability the most between places in Indiana, 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.

$185,800
Median Home Value
$1,053
Median Rent
$65,306
Median Income
Statistic Plainfield Indiana United States
Median Home Value $185,800 $148,900 $229,800
Median Rent $1,053 $844 $1,096
Median Income $65,306 $58,235 $64,994
Home Value To Income 2.8x 2.6x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.19x 0.17x 0.2x

Detailed Plainfield Services Costs Vs. Indiana

Item Plainfield Indiana
Shampoo $1.03 $1.06
Movie $11.27 $10.68
Bowling $16.9 $14.67

Detailed Plainfield Groceries Costs Vs. Indiana

Item Plainfield Indiana
Ground Beef $4.16 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.37 $1.39
Milk $1.68 $2.05

Detailed Plainfield Health Costs Vs. Indiana

Item Plainfield Indiana
Haircut $17.8 $18.62
Beauty Salon $37.63 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.02 $2.34

Detailed Plainfield Transportation Costs Vs. Indiana

Item Plainfield Indiana
Potatoes $2.69 $3.29
Pizza $10.99 $10.62
Beer $8.71 $9.38
Optometrist $65.9 $108.57
Doctor $88.25 $116.17
Dentist $92.92 $99.13

Detailed Plainfield Utilities Costs Vs. Indiana

Item Plainfield Indiana
Gasoline $2.12 $2.22
Tire Balancing $40.89 $50.07
All Electricity $171.81 $167.67
Phone $184.27 $175.64

Plainfield SnackAbility

7
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8
Affordability
8
Diversity
8
Safety
8
Amenities
8.5
Education
8.5
Commute
8

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Plainfield

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Plainfield
Indianapolis, IN 869,387 88 0.9x
Greenwood, IN 58,784 92 1.0x
Brownsburg, IN 26,560 95 1.0x
Avon, IN 18,056 99 1.0x
Beech Grove, IN 15,148 86 0.9x
Speedway, IN 12,327 88 0.9x
Martinsville, IN 11,807 86 0.9x
Danville, IN 10,380 92 1.0x
Mooresville, IN 9,727 89 0.9x
Bargersville, IN 7,417 93 1.0x

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