El Mirage, AZ Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
92
El Mirage's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
26 out of 94
In Arizona
1,974 out of 6,412
In America
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means El Mirage is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in El Mirage, AZ?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, El Mirage has an overall cost of living index of 92 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Arizona, El Mirage has a cost of living index that's 0.9x lower than Arizona's index of 97.

The standard of living in El Mirage ranks as #1,974 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Arizona. By definition, that implies El Mirage ranks as the #4,444 most expensive place in the Grand Canyon State.

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El Mirage Cost Of Living Vs. Arizona

Living Expense El Mirage Arizona National Average
Overall 92 97 100
Services 89 98 100
Groceries 92 98 100
Health 80 98 100
Housing 80 97 100
Transportation 109 105 100
Utilities 131 103 100
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El Mirage Cost of Living Vs. AZ

El Mirage, AZ Housing Cost Breakdown

Housing swings affordability the most between places in Arizona, 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.

$177,200
Median Home Value
$1,308
Median Rent
$59,975
Median Income
Statistic El Mirage Arizona United States
Median Home Value $177,200 $242,000 $229,800
Median Rent $1,308 $1,097 $1,096
Median Income $59,975 $61,529 $64,994
Home Value To Income 3.0x 3.9x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.26x 0.21x 0.2x

Detailed El Mirage Services Costs Vs. Arizona

Item El Mirage Arizona
Shampoo $0.98 $1.06
Movie $10.49 $10.68
Bowling $12.92 $14.67

Detailed El Mirage Groceries Costs Vs. Arizona

Item El Mirage Arizona
Ground Beef $3.83 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.36 $1.39
Milk $1.56 $2.05

Detailed El Mirage Health Costs Vs. Arizona

Item El Mirage Arizona
Haircut $15.83 $18.62
Beauty Salon $21.21 $39.05
Toothpaste $1.7 $2.34

Detailed El Mirage Transportation Costs Vs. Arizona

Item El Mirage Arizona
Potatoes $2.21 $3.29
Pizza $10.66 $10.62
Beer $9.13 $9.38
Optometrist $67.89 $108.57
Doctor $91.67 $116.17
Dentist $66.83 $99.13

Detailed El Mirage Utilities Costs Vs. Arizona

Item El Mirage Arizona
Gasoline $2.59 $2.22
Tire Balancing $43.76 $50.07
All Electricity $260.63 $167.67
Phone $178.49 $175.64

El Mirage SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
8
Affordability
6
Diversity
9.5
Safety
5
Amenities
9
Education
4
Commute
5

Cost Of Living In Cities Around El Mirage

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. El Mirage
Phoenix, AZ 1,658,422 96 1.0x
Glendale, AZ 250,290 97 1.1x
Peoria, AZ 172,109 101 1.1x
Surprise, AZ 139,007 100 1.1x
Avondale, AZ 86,091 95 1.0x
Tolleson, AZ 7,340 96 1.0x
Litchfield Park, AZ 6,228 114 1.2x
Citrus Park, AZ 5,744 127 1.4x

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