Princeton, KY Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
86
Princeton's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
20 out of 85
In Kentucky
938 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 Princeton is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Princeton, KY?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Princeton has an overall cost of living index of 86 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

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

The standard of living in Princeton ranks as #938 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Kentucky. By definition, that implies Princeton ranks as the #5,481 most expensive place in the Bluegrass State.

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Princeton Cost Of Living Vs. Kentucky

Living Expense Princeton Kentucky National Average
Overall 86 90 100
Services 93 103 100
Groceries 95 90 100
Health 94 88 100
Housing 53 70 100
Transportation 95 98 100
Utilities 112 102 100
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Princeton Cost of Living Vs. KY

Princeton, 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.

$75,600
Median Home Value
$648
Median Rent
$45,047
Median Income
Statistic Princeton Kentucky United States
Median Home Value $75,600 $147,100 $229,800
Median Rent $648 $783 $1,096
Median Income $45,047 $52,238 $64,994
Home Value To Income 1.7x 2.8x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.17x 0.18x 0.2x

Detailed Princeton Services Costs Vs. Kentucky

Item Princeton Kentucky
Shampoo $0.94 $1.06
Movie $9.18 $10.68
Bowling $13.56 $14.67

Detailed Princeton Groceries Costs Vs. Kentucky

Item Princeton Kentucky
Ground Beef $4.5 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.27 $1.39
Milk $1.23 $2.05

Detailed Princeton Health Costs Vs. Kentucky

Item Princeton Kentucky
Haircut $21.03 $18.62
Beauty Salon $28.06 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.75 $2.34

Detailed Princeton Transportation Costs Vs. Kentucky

Item Princeton Kentucky
Potatoes $3.81 $3.29
Pizza $9.01 $10.62
Beer $8.73 $9.38
Optometrist $118.2 $108.57
Doctor $95.88 $116.17
Dentist $91.44 $99.13

Detailed Princeton Utilities Costs Vs. Kentucky

Item Princeton Kentucky
Gasoline $2.09 $2.22
Tire Balancing $49.53 $50.07
All Electricity $208.57 $167.67
Phone $184.27 $175.64

Princeton SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
4
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
7
Safety
6
Amenities
7
Education
6
Commute
7

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Princeton

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Princeton
Elizabethtown, KY 30,179 98 1.1x
Central, LA 29,235 96 1.1x
Madisonville, KY 18,801 86 1.0x
Massac, KY 5,154 96 1.1x

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