According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Denver has an overall cost of living index of 116 which is 1.2x higher than the national index of 100.
Compared to only Colorado, Denver has a cost of living index that's 1.0x higher than Colorado's index of 112.
The standard of living in Denver ranks as #4,560 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Colorado. By definition, that implies Denver ranks as the #1,858 most expensive place in the Centennial State.
|Living Expense||Denver||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||$427,600||$369,900||$229,800|
|Home Value To Income||5.9x||4.9x||3.5x|
|Rent To Monthly Income||0.23x||0.21x||0.2x|
|City||Population||Cost Of Living||Vs. Denver|
|Federal Heights, CO||13,537||80||0.7x|