Tell City, IN Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
Tell City's Overall Cost Of Living
Lower Than The National Average
38 out of 126
In Indiana
795 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 Tell City is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Tell City, IN?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Tell City has an overall cost of living index of 85 which is 0.8x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Indiana, Tell City has a cost of living index that's 1.0x lower than Indiana's index of 89.

The standard of living in Tell City ranks as #795 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Indiana. By definition, that implies Tell City ranks as the #5,611 most expensive place in the Hoosier State.

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Tell City Cost Of Living Vs. Indiana

Living Expense Tell City Indiana National Average
Overall 85 89 100
Services 98 97 100
Groceries 91 92 100
Health 90 94 100
Housing 53 72 100
Transportation 101 100 100
Utilities 117 99 100
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Tell City Cost of Living Vs. IN

Tell City, 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.

Median Home Value
Median Rent
Median Income
Statistic Tell City Indiana United States
Median Home Value $101,700 $141,700 $217,500
Median Rent $544 $826 $1,062
Median Income $44,809 $56,303 $62,843
Home Value To Income 2.3x 2.5x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.15x 0.18x 0.2x

Detailed Tell City Services Costs Vs. Indiana

Item Tell City Indiana
Shampoo $0.91 $1.01
Movie $8.72 $10.72
Bowling $13.0 $13.86

Detailed Tell City Groceries Costs Vs. Indiana

Item Tell City Indiana
Ground Beef $3.95 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.29 $1.4
Milk $0.88 $1.96

Detailed Tell City Health Costs Vs. Indiana

Item Tell City Indiana
Haircut $20.6 $17.49
Beauty Salon $34.0 $38.17
Toothpaste $2.02 $2.32

Detailed Tell City Transportation Costs Vs. Indiana

Item Tell City Indiana
Potatoes $2.92 $3.18
Pizza $9.99 $10.39
Beer $8.67 $9.23
Optometrist $116.6 $106.34
Doctor $98.75 $115.25
Dentist $88.17 $98.38

Detailed Tell City Utilities Costs Vs. Indiana

Item Tell City Indiana
Gasoline $2.72 $2.59
Tire Balancing $48.0 $48.9
All Electricity $217.34 $167.6
Phone $181.43 $163.42

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