Newton, KS Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
86
Newton's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
25 out of 63
In Kansas
938 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 Newton is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Newton, KS?

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

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

The standard of living in Newton ranks as #938 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Kansas. By definition, that implies Newton ranks as the #5,481 most expensive place in the Sunflower State.

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Newton Cost Of Living Vs. Kansas

Living Expense Newton Kansas National Average
Overall 86 89 100
Services 99 89 100
Groceries 94 94 100
Health 93 100 100
Housing 62 75 100
Transportation 93 94 100
Utilities 96 100 100
For more reading on cost of living around Kansas, check out:
Newton Cost of Living Vs. KS

Newton, 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
$735
Median Rent
$56,729
Median Income
Statistic Newton Kansas United States
Median Home Value $109,100 $157,600 $229,800
Median Rent $735 $863 $1,096
Median Income $56,729 $61,091 $64,994
Home Value To Income 1.9x 2.6x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.16x 0.17x 0.2x

Detailed Newton Services Costs Vs. Kansas

Item Newton Kansas
Shampoo $1.0 $1.06
Movie $9.37 $10.68
Bowling $12.85 $14.67

Detailed Newton Groceries Costs Vs. Kansas

Item Newton Kansas
Ground Beef $4.62 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.23 $1.39
Milk $1.75 $2.05

Detailed Newton Health Costs Vs. Kansas

Item Newton Kansas
Haircut $20.69 $18.62
Beauty Salon $39.58 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.05 $2.34

Detailed Newton Transportation Costs Vs. Kansas

Item Newton Kansas
Potatoes $2.94 $3.29
Pizza $10.01 $10.62
Beer $8.57 $9.38
Optometrist $148.22 $108.57
Doctor $100.2 $116.17
Dentist $86.82 $99.13

Detailed Newton Utilities Costs Vs. Kansas

Item Newton Kansas
Gasoline $2.03 $2.22
Tire Balancing $46.0 $50.07
All Electricity $156.49 $167.67
Phone $188.68 $175.64

Newton SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
5
Affordability
9
Diversity
8
Safety
5
Amenities
8.5
Education
8
Commute
8.5

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Newton

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Newton
Derby, KS 24,428 93 1.1x
Andover, KS 13,609 98 1.1x
McPherson, KS 13,066 92 1.1x
Bel Aire, KS 8,082 94 1.1x
Valley Center, KS 7,843 90 1.0x
Mulvane, KS 6,025 90 1.0x
Maize, KS 5,044 96 1.1x

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