Elsmere, KY Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
92
Elsmere's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
51 out of 84
In Kentucky
2,059 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 Elsmere is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Elsmere, KY?

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

Compared to only Kentucky, Elsmere has a cost of living index that's 1.0x higher than Kentucky's index of 89.

The standard of living in Elsmere ranks as #2,060 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Kentucky. By definition, that implies Elsmere ranks as the #4,346 most expensive place in the Bluegrass State.

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Elsmere Cost Of Living Vs. Kentucky

Living Expense Elsmere Kentucky National Average
Overall 92 89 100
Services 102 100 100
Groceries 97 91 100
Health 103 90 100
Housing 73 70 100
Transportation 111 99 100
Utilities 87 98 100
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Elsmere Cost of Living Vs. KY

Elsmere, 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.

$111,400
Median Home Value
$1,082
Median Rent
$54,602
Median Income
Statistic Elsmere Kentucky United States
Median Home Value $111,400 $141,000 $217,500
Median Rent $1,082 $763 $1,062
Median Income $54,602 $50,589 $62,843
Home Value To Income 2.0x 2.8x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.24x 0.18x 0.2x

Detailed Elsmere Services Costs Vs. Kentucky

Item Elsmere Kentucky
Shampoo $0.9 $1.01
Movie $12.92 $10.72
Bowling $14.2 $13.86

Detailed Elsmere Groceries Costs Vs. Kentucky

Item Elsmere Kentucky
Ground Beef $3.41 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.16 $1.4
Milk $1.09 $1.96

Detailed Elsmere Health Costs Vs. Kentucky

Item Elsmere Kentucky
Haircut $16.73 $17.49
Beauty Salon $32.8 $38.17
Toothpaste $1.96 $2.32

Detailed Elsmere Transportation Costs Vs. Kentucky

Item Elsmere Kentucky
Potatoes $3.86 $3.18
Pizza $9.99 $10.39
Beer $8.31 $9.23
Optometrist $92.3 $106.34
Doctor $118.82 $115.25
Dentist $107.0 $98.38

Detailed Elsmere Utilities Costs Vs. Kentucky

Item Elsmere Kentucky
Gasoline $2.93 $2.59
Tire Balancing $54.59 $48.9
All Electricity $133.62 $167.6
Phone $176.25 $163.42

Elsmere SnackAbility

8
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
7
Affordability
8
Diversity
7
Safety
8.5
Amenities
8.5
Education
6
Commute
8.5

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Elsmere

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Elsmere
Florence, KY 32,369 94 1.0x
Independence, KY 27,683 98 1.1x
Erlanger, KY 18,967 92 1.0x
Bridgetown, OH 14,352 91 1.0x
Monfort Heights, OH 12,962 99 1.1x
Mack, OH 11,492 104 1.1x
Forestville, OH 10,415 102 1.1x
Madeira, OH 9,147 109 1.2x
Oakbrook, KY 9,023 96 1.0x
Edgewood, KY 8,745 102 1.1x

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