Golden Valley, AZ Cost Of Living

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
Golden Valley's Overall Cost Of Living
Lower Than The National Average
2 out of 94
In Arizona
211 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 Golden Valley is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Golden Valley, AZ?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Golden Valley has an overall cost of living index of 80 which is 0.8x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Arizona, Golden Valley has a cost of living index that's 0.8x lower than Arizona's index of 97.

The standard of living in Golden Valley ranks as #211 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Arizona. By definition, that implies Golden Valley ranks as the #6,207 most expensive place in the Grand Canyon State.

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Golden Valley Cost Of Living Vs. Arizona

Living Expense Golden Valley Arizona National Average
Overall 80 97 100
Services 92 98 100
Groceries 96 98 100
Health 93 98 100
Housing 50 97 100
Transportation 99 105 100
Utilities 86 103 100
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Golden Valley Cost of Living Vs. AZ

Golden Valley, 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.

Median Home Value
Median Rent
Median Income
Statistic Golden Valley Arizona United States
Median Home Value $89,200 $242,000 $229,800
Median Rent $714 $1,097 $1,096
Median Income $40,430 $61,529 $64,994
Home Value To Income 2.2x 3.9x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.21x 0.21x 0.2x

Detailed Golden Valley Services Costs Vs. Arizona

Item Golden Valley Arizona
Shampoo $0.95 $1.06
Movie $8.59 $10.68
Bowling $10.0 $14.67

Detailed Golden Valley Groceries Costs Vs. Arizona

Item Golden Valley Arizona
Ground Beef $3.55 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.09 $1.39
Milk $1.63 $2.05

Detailed Golden Valley Health Costs Vs. Arizona

Item Golden Valley Arizona
Haircut $14.33 $18.62
Beauty Salon $26.02 $39.05
Toothpaste $1.93 $2.34

Detailed Golden Valley Transportation Costs Vs. Arizona

Item Golden Valley Arizona
Potatoes $2.44 $3.29
Pizza $8.99 $10.62
Beer $9.43 $9.38
Optometrist $87.22 $108.57
Doctor $103.28 $116.17
Dentist $91.83 $99.13

Detailed Golden Valley Utilities Costs Vs. Arizona

Item Golden Valley Arizona
Gasoline $2.14 $2.22
Tire Balancing $51.04 $50.07
All Electricity $126.21 $167.67
Phone $177.14 $175.64

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Cost Of Living In Cities Around Golden Valley

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Kingman, AZ 30,433 85 1.1x
Fort Mohave, AZ 16,016 90 1.1x
New Kingman-Butler, AZ 12,981 78 1.0x
Laughlin, NV 7,997 84 1.1x

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