According to the most recent data on the cost of living, St. Matthews has an overall cost of living index of 100 which is 1.0x lower than the national index of 100.
Compared to only Kentucky, St. Matthews has a cost of living index that's 1.1x higher than Kentucky's index of 90.
The standard of living in St. Matthews ranks as #3,149 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Kentucky. By definition, that implies St. Matthews ranks as the #3,269 most expensive place in the Bluegrass State.
|Living Expense||St. Matthews||Kentucky||National Average|
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.
|Statistic||St. Matthews||Kentucky||United States|
|Median Home Value||$256,100||$147,100||$229,800|
|Home Value To Income||3.8x||2.8x||3.5x|
|Rent To Monthly Income||0.19x||0.18x||0.2x|
|City||Population||Cost Of Living||Vs. St. Matthews|
|Douglass Hills, KY||5,713||107||1.1x|