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Old 09-17-2017, 05:04 PM
Location: Middle of the ocean
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Originally Posted by AlaskaErik View Post
I take CD numbers with a grain of salt. According to CD, Bethel, Alaska cost of living index is 91.6, with the US average being 100. How someone ever came to that conclusion is beyond me. Milk is about $10 a gallon. Soda is $13.49 for a 12 pack. Housing is expensive. Utilities are expensive. Gas is expensive. There is nothing cheap about living in Bethel. The real cost of living index is somewhere around 133 and I would consider that a conservative estimate.

Sperlings says it's 111.6, so same range.
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