Ulysses, KS Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
85
Ulysses's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
18 out of 62
In Kansas
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 Ulysses is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Ulysses, KS?

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

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

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

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Ulysses Cost Of Living Vs. Kansas

Living Expense Ulysses Kansas National Average
Overall 85 89 100
Services 93 93 100
Groceries 98 93 100
Health 107 99 100
Housing 57 76 100
Transportation 105 95 100
Utilities 96 98 100
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Ulysses Cost of Living Vs. KS

Ulysses, 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.

$111,200
Median Home Value
$691
Median Rent
$50,959
Median Income
Statistic Ulysses Kansas United States
Median Home Value $111,200 $151,900 $217,500
Median Rent $691 $850 $1,062
Median Income $50,959 $59,597 $62,843
Home Value To Income 2.2x 2.5x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.16x 0.17x 0.2x

Detailed Ulysses Services Costs Vs. Kansas

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

Detailed Ulysses Groceries Costs Vs. Kansas

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

Detailed Ulysses Health Costs Vs. Kansas

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

Detailed Ulysses Transportation Costs Vs. Kansas

Item Ulysses 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 Ulysses Utilities Costs Vs. Kansas

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

Ulysses SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
5
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
8.5
Safety
8
Amenities
8
Education
4
Commute
9.5

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Ulysses

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Ulysses
Liberal, KS 19,731 85 1.0x

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