Junction City, KS Cost Of Living

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
Junction City's Overall Cost Of Living
Lower Than The National Average
33 out of 63
In Kansas
1,633 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 Junction City is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

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

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Junction City has an overall cost of living index of 90 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

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

The standard of living in Junction City ranks as #1,633 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Kansas. By definition, that implies Junction City ranks as the #4,785 most expensive place in the Sunflower State.

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Junction City Cost Of Living Vs. Kansas

Living Expense Junction City Kansas National Average
Overall 90 89 100
Services 87 89 100
Groceries 88 94 100
Health 106 100 100
Housing 81 75 100
Transportation 98 94 100
Utilities 103 100 100
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Junction 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.

Median Home Value
Median Rent
Median Income
Statistic Junction City Kansas United States
Median Home Value $138,300 $157,600 $229,800
Median Rent $880 $863 $1,096
Median Income $52,159 $61,091 $64,994
Home Value To Income 2.7x 2.6x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.2x 0.17x 0.2x

Detailed Junction City Services Costs Vs. Kansas

Item Junction City Kansas
Shampoo $0.94 $1.06
Movie $10.98 $10.68
Bowling $15.01 $14.67

Detailed Junction City Groceries Costs Vs. Kansas

Item Junction City Kansas
Ground Beef $3.33 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.65 $1.39
Milk $1.48 $2.05

Detailed Junction City Health Costs Vs. Kansas

Item Junction City Kansas
Haircut $14.5 $18.62
Beauty Salon $30.19 $39.05
Toothpaste $1.74 $2.34

Detailed Junction City Transportation Costs Vs. Kansas

Item Junction City Kansas
Potatoes $2.6 $3.29
Pizza $10.45 $10.62
Beer $8.38 $9.38
Optometrist $146.64 $108.57
Doctor $116.63 $116.17
Dentist $101.04 $99.13

Detailed Junction City Utilities Costs Vs. Kansas

Item Junction City Kansas
Gasoline $2.17 $2.22
Tire Balancing $47.06 $50.07
All Electricity $166.2 $167.67
Phone $190.79 $175.64

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