Dodge City, KS Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
86
Dodge City's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
21 out of 62
In Kansas
959 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 Dodge City is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Dodge City, KS?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Dodge City has an overall cost of living index of 86 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

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

The standard of living in Dodge City ranks as #959 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Kansas. By definition, that implies Dodge City ranks as the #5,447 most expensive place in the Sunflower State.

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Dodge City Cost Of Living Vs. Kansas

Living Expense Dodge City Kansas National Average
Overall 86 89 100
Services 93 93 100
Groceries 98 93 100
Health 107 99 100
Housing 60 76 100
Transportation 105 95 100
Utilities 96 98 100
For more reading on cost of living around Kansas, check out:
Dodge City Cost of Living Vs. KS

Dodge City, 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.

$109,100
Median Home Value
$785
Median Rent
$50,338
Median Income
Statistic Dodge City Kansas United States
Median Home Value $109,100 $151,900 $217,500
Median Rent $785 $850 $1,062
Median Income $50,338 $59,597 $62,843
Home Value To Income 2.2x 2.5x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.19x 0.17x 0.2x

Detailed Dodge City Services Costs Vs. Kansas

Item Dodge City Kansas
Shampoo $1.06 $1.01
Movie $9.79 $10.72
Bowling $8.0 $13.86

Detailed Dodge City Groceries Costs Vs. Kansas

Item Dodge City Kansas
Ground Beef $3.39 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.05 $1.4
Milk $2.37 $1.96

Detailed Dodge City Health Costs Vs. Kansas

Item Dodge City Kansas
Haircut $14.6 $17.49
Beauty Salon $30.25 $38.17
Toothpaste $1.78 $2.32

Detailed Dodge City Transportation Costs Vs. Kansas

Item Dodge City Kansas
Potatoes $2.82 $3.18
Pizza $10.49 $10.39
Beer $8.24 $9.23
Optometrist $126.0 $106.34
Doctor $85.0 $115.25
Dentist $134.5 $98.38

Detailed Dodge City Utilities Costs Vs. Kansas

Item Dodge City Kansas
Gasoline $2.5 $2.59
Tire Balancing $60.0 $48.9
All Electricity $151.54 $167.6
Phone $187.58 $163.42

Dodge City SnackAbility

4
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
6
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
8.5
Safety
5
Amenities
8.5
Education
4
Commute
10

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