Augusta, KS Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
88
Augusta's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
27 out of 62
In Kansas
1,324 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 Augusta is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Augusta, KS?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Augusta has an overall cost of living index of 88 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Kansas, Augusta has a cost of living index that's 1.0x lower than Kansas's index of 89.

The standard of living in Augusta ranks as #1,324 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Kansas. By definition, that implies Augusta ranks as the #5,083 most expensive place in the Sunflower State.

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Augusta Cost Of Living Vs. Kansas

Living Expense Augusta Kansas National Average
Overall 88 89 100
Services 103 93 100
Groceries 94 93 100
Health 96 99 100
Housing 63 76 100
Transportation 97 95 100
Utilities 98 98 100
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Augusta Cost of Living Vs. KS

Augusta, KS Housing Cost Breakdown

Housing swings affordability the most between places in Kansas, 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.

$125,900
Median Home Value
$830
Median Rent
$48,887
Median Income
Statistic Augusta Kansas United States
Median Home Value $125,900 $151,900 $217,500
Median Rent $830 $850 $1,062
Median Income $48,887 $59,597 $62,843
Home Value To Income 2.6x 2.5x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.2x 0.17x 0.2x

Detailed Augusta Services Costs Vs. Kansas

Item Augusta Kansas
Shampoo $0.89 $1.01
Movie $9.38 $10.72
Bowling $12.8 $13.86

Detailed Augusta Groceries Costs Vs. Kansas

Item Augusta Kansas
Ground Beef $3.68 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.31 $1.4
Milk $1.53 $1.96

Detailed Augusta Health Costs Vs. Kansas

Item Augusta Kansas
Haircut $17.8 $17.49
Beauty Salon $41.0 $38.17
Toothpaste $1.83 $2.32

Detailed Augusta Transportation Costs Vs. Kansas

Item Augusta Kansas
Potatoes $2.89 $3.18
Pizza $9.99 $10.39
Beer $8.79 $9.23
Optometrist $159.8 $106.34
Doctor $105.05 $115.25
Dentist $86.6 $98.38

Detailed Augusta Utilities Costs Vs. Kansas

Item Augusta Kansas
Gasoline $2.45 $2.59
Tire Balancing $50.63 $48.9
All Electricity $157.5 $167.6
Phone $186.0 $163.42

Augusta SnackAbility

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

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Augusta

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Augusta
Derby, KS 24,067 96 1.1x
Andover, KS 13,062 100 1.1x
El Dorado, KS 12,988 86 1.0x
Bel Aire, KS 7,858 95 1.1x

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