Plainfield, IN Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
94
Plainfield's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
90 out of 126
In Indiana
2,370 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 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 94 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 89.

The standard of living in Plainfield ranks as #2,371 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Indiana. By definition, that implies Plainfield ranks as the #4,035 most expensive place in the Hoosier State.

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Plainfield Cost Of Living Vs. Indiana

Living Expense Plainfield Indiana National Average
Overall 94 89 100
Services 97 97 100
Groceries 93 92 100
Health 90 94 100
Housing 86 72 100
Transportation 99 100 100
Utilities 105 99 100
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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.

$170,400
Median Home Value
$1,001
Median Rent
$61,046
Median Income
Statistic Plainfield Indiana United States
Median Home Value $170,400 $141,700 $217,500
Median Rent $1,001 $826 $1,062
Median Income $61,046 $56,303 $62,843
Home Value To Income 2.8x 2.5x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.2x 0.18x 0.2x

Detailed Plainfield Services Costs Vs. Indiana

Item Plainfield Indiana
Shampoo $1.0 $1.01
Movie $11.17 $10.72
Bowling $16.4 $13.86

Detailed Plainfield Groceries Costs Vs. Indiana

Item Plainfield Indiana
Ground Beef $3.8 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.21 $1.4
Milk $1.57 $1.96

Detailed Plainfield Health Costs Vs. Indiana

Item Plainfield Indiana
Haircut $17.6 $17.49
Beauty Salon $41.0 $38.17
Toothpaste $1.91 $2.32

Detailed Plainfield Transportation Costs Vs. Indiana

Item Plainfield Indiana
Potatoes $2.75 $3.18
Pizza $10.99 $10.39
Beer $8.85 $9.23
Optometrist $57.8 $106.34
Doctor $91.86 $115.25
Dentist $93.8 $98.38

Detailed Plainfield Utilities Costs Vs. Indiana

Item Plainfield Indiana
Gasoline $2.78 $2.59
Tire Balancing $43.57 $48.9
All Electricity $183.99 $167.6
Phone $181.43 $163.42

Plainfield SnackAbility

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

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Plainfield

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Plainfield
Indianapolis, IN 864,447 90 1.0x
Greenwood, IN 57,764 92 1.0x
Brownsburg, IN 26,046 95 1.0x
Avon, IN 17,453 98 1.0x
Beech Grove, IN 14,990 86 0.9x
Speedway, IN 12,266 88 0.9x
Martinsville, IN 11,635 87 0.9x
Danville, IN 9,923 93 1.0x
Mooresville, IN 9,661 89 0.9x
Bargersville, IN 7,085 95 1.0x

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