Mount Sterling, KY Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
87
Mount Sterling's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
23 out of 84
In Kentucky
1,128 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 Mount Sterling is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Mount Sterling, KY?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Mount Sterling has an overall cost of living index of 87 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Kentucky, Mount Sterling has a cost of living index that's 1.0x lower than Kentucky's index of 89.

The standard of living in Mount Sterling ranks as #1,128 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Kentucky. By definition, that implies Mount Sterling ranks as the #5,279 most expensive place in the Bluegrass State.

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Mount Sterling Cost Of Living Vs. Kentucky

Living Expense Mount Sterling Kentucky National Average
Overall 87 89 100
Services 101 100 100
Groceries 92 91 100
Health 81 90 100
Housing 65 70 100
Transportation 96 99 100
Utilities 95 98 100
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Mount Sterling Cost of Living Vs. KY

Mount Sterling, 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.

$128,900
Median Home Value
$684
Median Rent
$42,460
Median Income
Statistic Mount Sterling Kentucky United States
Median Home Value $128,900 $141,000 $217,500
Median Rent $684 $763 $1,062
Median Income $42,460 $50,589 $62,843
Home Value To Income 3.0x 2.8x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.19x 0.18x 0.2x

Detailed Mount Sterling Services Costs Vs. Kentucky

Item Mount Sterling Kentucky
Shampoo $0.91 $1.01
Movie $10.04 $10.72
Bowling $15.0 $13.86

Detailed Mount Sterling Groceries Costs Vs. Kentucky

Item Mount Sterling Kentucky
Ground Beef $3.71 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.07 $1.4
Milk $1.78 $1.96

Detailed Mount Sterling Health Costs Vs. Kentucky

Item Mount Sterling Kentucky
Haircut $16.2 $17.49
Beauty Salon $41.2 $38.17
Toothpaste $1.77 $2.32

Detailed Mount Sterling Transportation Costs Vs. Kentucky

Item Mount Sterling Kentucky
Potatoes $3.35 $3.18
Pizza $10.59 $10.39
Beer $8.89 $9.23
Optometrist $74.8 $106.34
Doctor $83.92 $115.25
Dentist $74.4 $98.38

Detailed Mount Sterling Utilities Costs Vs. Kentucky

Item Mount Sterling Kentucky
Gasoline $2.61 $2.59
Tire Balancing $45.15 $48.9
All Electricity $151.88 $167.6
Phone $182.48 $163.42

Mount Sterling SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
6
Affordability
7
Diversity
6
Safety
5
Amenities
8
Education
7
Commute
9

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Mount Sterling

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Mount Sterling
Richmond, KY 35,133 89 1.0x
Georgetown, KY 33,605 92 1.1x
Nicholasville, KY 30,301 91 1.0x
Winchester, KY 18,429 88 1.0x
Berea, KY 15,474 89 1.0x
Paris, KY 9,817 86 1.0x
Versailles, KY 9,215 90 1.0x
Maysville, KY 8,782 88 1.0x
Morehead, KY 7,653 92 1.1x
Wilmore, KY 6,335 91 1.0x

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