Corbin, KY Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
77
Corbin's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
3 out of 84
In Kentucky
82 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 Corbin is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Corbin, KY?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Corbin has an overall cost of living index of 77 which is 0.8x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Kentucky, Corbin has a cost of living index that's 0.9x lower than Kentucky's index of 89.

The standard of living in Corbin ranks as #82 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Kentucky. By definition, that implies Corbin ranks as the #6,324 most expensive place in the Bluegrass State.

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Corbin Cost Of Living Vs. Kentucky

Living Expense Corbin Kentucky National Average
Overall 77 89 100
Services 85 100 100
Groceries 89 91 100
Health 92 90 100
Housing 52 70 100
Transportation 83 99 100
Utilities 93 98 100
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Corbin Cost of Living Vs. KY

Corbin, 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.

$104,000
Median Home Value
$627
Median Rent
$40,119
Median Income
Statistic Corbin Kentucky United States
Median Home Value $104,000 $141,000 $217,500
Median Rent $627 $763 $1,062
Median Income $40,119 $50,589 $62,843
Home Value To Income 2.6x 2.8x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.19x 0.18x 0.2x

Detailed Corbin Services Costs Vs. Kentucky

Item Corbin Kentucky
Shampoo $0.85 $1.01
Movie $10.16 $10.72
Bowling $18.0 $13.86

Detailed Corbin Groceries Costs Vs. Kentucky

Item Corbin Kentucky
Ground Beef $4.22 $3.9
Fried Chicken $0.98 $1.4
Milk $1.77 $1.96

Detailed Corbin Health Costs Vs. Kentucky

Item Corbin Kentucky
Haircut $14.6 $17.49
Beauty Salon $37.4 $38.17
Toothpaste $1.44 $2.32

Detailed Corbin Transportation Costs Vs. Kentucky

Item Corbin Kentucky
Potatoes $2.92 $3.18
Pizza $9.99 $10.39
Beer $9.69 $9.23
Optometrist $88.0 $106.34
Doctor $102.6 $115.25
Dentist $89.6 $98.38

Detailed Corbin Utilities Costs Vs. Kentucky

Item Corbin Kentucky
Gasoline $2.42 $2.59
Tire Balancing $32.76 $48.9
All Electricity $146.78 $167.6
Phone $182.13 $163.42

Corbin SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
4
Affordability
8
Diversity
4
Safety
8
Amenities
8
Education
6
Commute
9

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Corbin

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Corbin
Berea, KY 15,474 89 1.2x
Somerset, KY 11,447 85 1.1x
Middlesborough, KY 9,395 79 1.0x
London, KY 8,059 87 1.1x
La Follette, TN 6,857 73 0.9x
Monticello, KY 6,070 75 1.0x
Williamsburg, KY 5,260 76 1.0x

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