Glendale, AZ Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
97
Glendale's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average
45 out of 94
In Arizona
2,747 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 Glendale is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Glendale, AZ?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Glendale has an overall cost of living index of 97 which is 1.0x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Arizona, Glendale has a cost of living index that's 1.0x lower than Arizona's index of 97.

The standard of living in Glendale ranks as #2,747 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Arizona. By definition, that implies Glendale ranks as the #3,672 most expensive place in the Grand Canyon State.

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Glendale Cost Of Living Vs. Arizona

Living Expense Glendale Arizona National Average
Overall 97 97 100
Services 97 98 100
Groceries 99 98 100
Health 92 98 100
Housing 89 97 100
Transportation 105 105 100
Utilities 107 103 100
For more reading on cost of living around Arizona, check out:
Glendale Cost of Living Vs. AZ

Glendale, 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.

$231,200
Median Home Value
$1,051
Median Rent
$56,991
Median Income
Statistic Glendale Arizona United States
Median Home Value $231,200 $242,000 $229,800
Median Rent $1,051 $1,097 $1,096
Median Income $56,991 $61,529 $64,994
Home Value To Income 4.1x 3.9x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.22x 0.21x 0.2x

Detailed Glendale Services Costs Vs. Arizona

Item Glendale Arizona
Shampoo $0.99 $1.06
Movie $8.84 $10.68
Bowling $17.06 $14.67

Detailed Glendale Groceries Costs Vs. Arizona

Item Glendale Arizona
Ground Beef $3.91 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.68 $1.39
Milk $1.63 $2.05

Detailed Glendale Health Costs Vs. Arizona

Item Glendale Arizona
Haircut $17.22 $18.62
Beauty Salon $41.67 $39.05
Toothpaste $1.53 $2.34

Detailed Glendale Transportation Costs Vs. Arizona

Item Glendale Arizona
Potatoes $3.42 $3.29
Pizza $10.99 $10.62
Beer $9.58 $9.38
Optometrist $96.17 $108.57
Doctor $96.33 $116.17
Dentist $89.83 $99.13

Detailed Glendale Utilities Costs Vs. Arizona

Item Glendale Arizona
Gasoline $2.49 $2.22
Tire Balancing $45.83 $50.07
All Electricity $189.67 $167.67
Phone $178.49 $175.64

Glendale SnackAbility

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

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Glendale

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Glendale
Phoenix, AZ 1,658,422 96 1.0x
Tempe, AZ 191,607 105 1.1x
Peoria, AZ 172,109 101 1.0x
Surprise, AZ 139,007 100 1.0x
Avondale, AZ 86,091 95 1.0x
El Mirage, AZ 35,702 92 0.9x
Paradise Valley, AZ 14,502 238 2.5x
Tolleson, AZ 7,340 96 1.0x
Guadalupe, AZ 6,572 87 0.9x
Litchfield Park, AZ 6,228 114 1.2x

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