Shively, KY Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
86
Shively's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
20 out of 84
In Kentucky
959 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 Shively is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Shively, KY?

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

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

The standard of living in Shively ranks as #959 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Kentucky. By definition, that implies Shively ranks as the #5,447 most expensive place in the Bluegrass State.

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Shively Cost Of Living Vs. Kentucky

Living Expense Shively Kentucky National Average
Overall 86 89 100
Services 101 100 100
Groceries 95 91 100
Health 102 90 100
Housing 57 70 100
Transportation 102 99 100
Utilities 94 98 100
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Shively Cost of Living Vs. KY

Shively, 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.

$107,000
Median Home Value
$697
Median Rent
$39,048
Median Income
Statistic Shively Kentucky United States
Median Home Value $107,000 $141,000 $217,500
Median Rent $697 $763 $1,062
Median Income $39,048 $50,589 $62,843
Home Value To Income 2.7x 2.8x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.21x 0.18x 0.2x

Detailed Shively Services Costs Vs. Kentucky

Item Shively Kentucky
Shampoo $0.95 $1.01
Movie $12.9 $10.72
Bowling $18.33 $13.86

Detailed Shively Groceries Costs Vs. Kentucky

Item Shively Kentucky
Ground Beef $3.66 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.12 $1.4
Milk $1.16 $1.96

Detailed Shively Health Costs Vs. Kentucky

Item Shively Kentucky
Haircut $15.16 $17.49
Beauty Salon $37.33 $38.17
Toothpaste $1.89 $2.32

Detailed Shively Transportation Costs Vs. Kentucky

Item Shively Kentucky
Potatoes $3.74 $3.18
Pizza $10.0 $10.39
Beer $9.16 $9.23
Optometrist $76.33 $106.34
Doctor $154.17 $115.25
Dentist $85.0 $98.38

Detailed Shively Utilities Costs Vs. Kentucky

Item Shively Kentucky
Gasoline $2.86 $2.59
Tire Balancing $45.0 $48.9
All Electricity $151.92 $167.6
Phone $177.97 $163.42

Shively SnackAbility

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

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Shively

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Shively
New Albany, IN 36,647 89 1.0x
Georgetown, KY 33,605 92 1.1x
Jeffersontown, KY 28,035 97 1.1x
St. Matthews, KY 18,161 101 1.2x
Lyndon, KY 11,431 97 1.1x
Middletown, KY 7,891 101 1.2x
Louisville, MS 6,124 82 1.0x
Douglass Hills, KY 5,710 104 1.2x

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