Cost of Living

Cost of Living


Cost of living index is 87, lower than the national average of 100. All categories measured for cost of living also rank under 100 with the exception of Utilities, which is 115. (Areavibes.com, 2017)

Generally  speaking,  Harvey  County  has  an  affordable  cost  of  living  compared to the nation and the state. The Cost‐of‐Living Index uses the national average for purchasing a set basket of goods and services. In the table below, the lowest figure is highlighted in green.

Cost‐of‐Living Index, 4th Quarter 2015

Harvey County Kansas
Composit Cost-of-Living Index 87 90
Goods & Services 98 99
Groceries 94 93
Health Care 99 96
Housing 61 76
Transportation 87 89
Utilities 115 98

Source: AreaVibes.com 2016 (utilizing C2ER Cost of Living Index), Garner Economics

Contact Information

Harvey County EDC
500 N. Main, St. 109
Newton, KS 67114
Phone:
(800) 648-7759
(316) 283-6033
Fax:
(316) 283-8732
Email:
info@harveycoedc.org