Air Force Academy, CO Cost Of Living

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-02-06
118
Air Force Academy's Overall Cost Of Living
1.2x
Higher Than The National Average
73 out of 109
In Colorado
4,688 out of 6,399
In America
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means Air Force Academy is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Air Force Academy, CO?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Air Force Academy has an overall cost of living index of 118 which is 1.2x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Colorado, Air Force Academy has a cost of living index that's 1.1x higher than Colorado's index of 110.

The standard of living in Air Force Academy ranks as #4,691 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Colorado. By definition, that implies Air Force Academy ranks as the #1,716 most expensive place in the Centennial State.

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Air Force Academy Cost Of Living Vs. Colorado

Living Expense Air Force Academy Colorado National Average
Overall 118 110 100
Services 104 103 100
Groceries 94 97 100
Health 107 104 100
Housing 156 134 100
Transportation 99 102 100
Utilities 99 86 100
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Air Force Academy Cost of Living Vs. CO

Air Force Academy, CO Housing Cost Breakdown

Housing swings affordability the most between places in Colorado, 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.

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Median Home Value
$1,665
Median Rent
$78,750
Median Income
Statistic Air Force Academy Colorado United States
Median Home Value - $343,300 $217,500
Median Rent $1,665 $1,271 $1,062
Median Income $78,750 $72,331 $62,843
Home Value To Income nanx 4.7x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.25x 0.21x 0.2x

Detailed Air Force Academy Services Costs Vs. Colorado

Item Air Force Academy Colorado
Shampoo $1.02 $1.01
Movie $10.24 $10.72
Bowling $15.0 $13.86

Detailed Air Force Academy Groceries Costs Vs. Colorado

Item Air Force Academy Colorado
Ground Beef $3.95 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.44 $1.4
Milk $1.62 $1.96

Detailed Air Force Academy Health Costs Vs. Colorado

Item Air Force Academy Colorado
Haircut $20.57 $17.49
Beauty Salon $41.14 $38.17
Toothpaste $2.74 $2.32

Detailed Air Force Academy Transportation Costs Vs. Colorado

Item Air Force Academy Colorado
Potatoes $2.71 $3.18
Pizza $11.17 $10.39
Beer $9.12 $9.23
Optometrist $108.79 $106.34
Doctor $145.0 $115.25
Dentist $99.14 $98.38

Detailed Air Force Academy Utilities Costs Vs. Colorado

Item Air Force Academy Colorado
Gasoline $2.56 $2.59
Tire Balancing $50.25 $48.9
All Electricity $165.38 $167.6
Phone $179.26 $163.42

Air Force Academy SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
1
Affordability
1
Diversity
8.5
Safety
N/A
Amenities
7
Education
9
Commute
10

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Air Force Academy

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Air Force Academy
Colorado Springs, CO 464,871 105 0.9x
Security-Widefield, CO 39,612 102 0.9x
Cimarron Hills, CO 18,727 98 0.8x
Fort Carson, CO 14,951 115 1.0x
Black Forest, CO 14,081 142 1.2x
Woodmoor, CO 9,345 128 1.1x
Woodland Park, CO 7,555 112 0.9x
Monument, CO 7,398 125 1.1x
Gleneagle, CO 6,885 119 1.0x
Stratmoor, CO 6,484 96 0.8x

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