The cost of living indexes are based on a US average of 100. An amount below 100 is cheaper.
The total of all cost of living categories weighed subjectively as following:
- Housing: 30%
- Food & Groceries: 15%
- Transportation: 10%
- Utilities: 6%
- Healthcare: 7%
- Miscellaneous Expenses (ex. Clothing, Services, & Entertainment): 32%
State and Local taxes are not included in any category.
Source: Sterling's Best Places