Bardstown, KY Cost Of Living

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
92
Bardstown's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
48 out of 85
In Kentucky
1,974 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 Bardstown is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Bardstown, KY?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Bardstown has an overall cost of living index of 92 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Kentucky, Bardstown has a cost of living index that's 1.0x higher than Kentucky's index of 90.

The standard of living in Bardstown ranks as #1,974 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Kentucky. By definition, that implies Bardstown ranks as the #4,444 most expensive place in the Bluegrass State.

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Bardstown Cost Of Living Vs. Kentucky

Living Expense Bardstown Kentucky National Average
Overall 92 90 100
Services 105 103 100
Groceries 92 90 100
Health 97 88 100
Housing 67 70 100
Transportation 102 98 100
Utilities 94 102 100
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Bardstown Cost of Living Vs. KY

Bardstown, KY Housing Cost Breakdown

Housing swings affordability the most between places in Kentucky, 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.

$133,900
Median Home Value
$770
Median Rent
$52,604
Median Income
Statistic Bardstown Kentucky United States
Median Home Value $133,900 $147,100 $229,800
Median Rent $770 $783 $1,096
Median Income $52,604 $52,238 $64,994
Home Value To Income 2.5x 2.8x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.18x 0.18x 0.2x

Detailed Bardstown Services Costs Vs. Kentucky

Item Bardstown Kentucky
Shampoo $0.94 $1.06
Movie $12.1 $10.68
Bowling $18.55 $14.67

Detailed Bardstown Groceries Costs Vs. Kentucky

Item Bardstown Kentucky
Ground Beef $3.91 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.09 $1.39
Milk $1.15 $2.05

Detailed Bardstown Health Costs Vs. Kentucky

Item Bardstown Kentucky
Haircut $15.0 $18.62
Beauty Salon $49.58 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.56 $2.34

Detailed Bardstown Transportation Costs Vs. Kentucky

Item Bardstown Kentucky
Potatoes $2.99 $3.29
Pizza $10.33 $10.62
Beer $8.99 $9.38
Optometrist $71.56 $108.57
Doctor $133.98 $116.17
Dentist $82.89 $99.13

Detailed Bardstown Utilities Costs Vs. Kentucky

Item Bardstown Kentucky
Gasoline $2.28 $2.22
Tire Balancing $51.83 $50.07
All Electricity $157.62 $167.67
Phone $180.81 $175.64

Bardstown SnackAbility

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

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Bardstown

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Bardstown
Jeffersontown, KY 27,933 98 1.1x
St. Matthews, KY 18,022 100 1.1x
Shelbyville, KY 16,244 94 1.0x
Middletown, KY 7,885 103 1.1x
Douglass Hills, KY 5,713 107 1.2x
Buckner, KY 5,640 120 1.3x

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