According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Arvada has an overall cost of living index of 109 which is 1.1x higher than the national index of 100.
Compared to only Colorado, Arvada has a cost of living index that's 1.0x lower than Colorado's index of 112.
The standard of living in Arvada ranks as #4,039 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Colorado. By definition, that implies Arvada ranks as the #2,380 most expensive place in the Centennial State.
|Living Expense||Arvada||Colorado||National Average|
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.
|Median Home Value||$424,100||$369,900||$229,800|
|Home Value To Income||4.6x||4.9x||3.5x|
|Rent To Monthly Income||0.19x||0.21x||0.2x|
|City||Population||Cost Of Living||Vs. Arvada|
|Wheat Ridge, CO||31,889||110||1.0x|
|Federal Heights, CO||13,537||80||0.7x|