Salina, KS Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2020-03-08
84
Salina's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means Salina is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Salina, KS?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Salina has an overall cost of living index of 84 which is 0.8x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Kansas, Salina has a cost of living index that's 0.9x lower than Kansas's index of 89.

The standard of living in Salina ranks as #647 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in Kansas. By definition, that implies Salina ranks as the #5760 most expensive place in the Sunflower State.

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Salina Cost Of Living Vs. Kansas

Living Expense Salina Kansas National Average
Overall 84 89 100
Services 88 93 100
Groceries 87 93 100
Health 99 99 100
Housing 67 76 100
Transportation 98 95 100
Utilities 101 98 100
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Salina Cost of Living Vs. KS

Salina, KS Housing Cost Breakdown

Housing swings affordability the most between places in Kansas, 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.

$121,500
Median Home Value
$749
Median Rent
$48,079
Median Income
Statistic Salina Kansas United States
Median Home Value $121,500 $145,400 $204,900
Median Rent $749 $831 $1,023
Median Income $48,079 $57,422 $60,293
Home Value To Income 2.5x 2.5x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.19x 0.17x 0.2x

Salina SnackAbility

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

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Salina

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Salina
Frederick, MD 70,166 119 1.4x
McPherson, KS 13,041 93 1.1x
Fort Riley, KS 7,116 100 1.2x
Abilene, KS 6,422 84 1.0x

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