London, KY Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
88
London's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
27 out of 85
In Kentucky
1,278 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 London is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in London, KY?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, London has an overall cost of living index of 88 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

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

The standard of living in London ranks as #1,278 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Kentucky. By definition, that implies London ranks as the #5,140 most expensive place in the Bluegrass State.

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London Cost Of Living Vs. Kentucky

Living Expense London Kentucky National Average
Overall 88 90 100
Services 102 103 100
Groceries 91 90 100
Health 83 88 100
Housing 62 70 100
Transportation 95 98 100
Utilities 103 102 100
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London Cost of Living Vs. KY

London, 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.

$130,100
Median Home Value
$661
Median Rent
$40,574
Median Income
Statistic London Kentucky United States
Median Home Value $130,100 $147,100 $229,800
Median Rent $661 $783 $1,096
Median Income $40,574 $52,238 $64,994
Home Value To Income 3.2x 2.8x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.2x 0.18x 0.2x

Detailed London Services Costs Vs. Kentucky

Item London Kentucky
Shampoo $0.94 $1.06
Movie $9.56 $10.68
Bowling $15.2 $14.67

Detailed London Groceries Costs Vs. Kentucky

Item London Kentucky
Ground Beef $4.12 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.11 $1.39
Milk $1.64 $2.05

Detailed London Health Costs Vs. Kentucky

Item London Kentucky
Haircut $17.72 $18.62
Beauty Salon $37.9 $39.05
Toothpaste $1.74 $2.34

Detailed London Transportation Costs Vs. Kentucky

Item London Kentucky
Potatoes $2.9 $3.29
Pizza $10.33 $10.62
Beer $9.29 $9.38
Optometrist $74.07 $108.57
Doctor $82.39 $116.17
Dentist $76.8 $99.13

Detailed London Utilities Costs Vs. Kentucky

Item London Kentucky
Gasoline $2.08 $2.22
Tire Balancing $44.57 $50.07
All Electricity $157.57 $167.67
Phone $206.48 $175.64

London SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
5
Affordability
7
Diversity
5
Safety
6
Amenities
7
Education
4
Commute
9

Cost Of Living In Cities Around London

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. London
Richmond, KY 35,744 92 1.0x
Berea, KY 15,773 90 1.0x
Somerset, KY 11,548 85 1.0x
Middlesborough, KY 9,242 80 0.9x
Corbin, KY 7,558 80 0.9x
Williamsburg, KY 5,266 75 0.9x

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