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
|Composit Cost-of-Living Index||87||90|
|Goods & Services||98||99|
Source: AreaVibes.com 2016 (utilizing C2ER Cost of Living Index), Garner Economics