Fountain, CO Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
105
Fountain's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average
43 out of 109
In Colorado
3,704 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 Fountain is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Fountain, CO?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Fountain has an overall cost of living index of 105 which is 1.1x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Colorado, Fountain has a cost of living index that's 1.0x lower than Colorado's index of 110.

The standard of living in Fountain ranks as #3,705 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Colorado. By definition, that implies Fountain ranks as the #2,702 most expensive place in the Centennial State.

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Fountain Cost Of Living Vs. Colorado

Living Expense Fountain Colorado National Average
Overall 105 110 100
Services 104 103 100
Groceries 94 97 100
Health 107 104 100
Housing 113 134 100
Transportation 99 102 100
Utilities 99 86 100
For more reading on cost of living around Colorado, check out:
Fountain Cost of Living Vs. CO

Fountain, 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.

$229,200
Median Home Value
$1,424
Median Rent
$64,582
Median Income
Statistic Fountain Colorado United States
Median Home Value $229,200 $343,300 $217,500
Median Rent $1,424 $1,271 $1,062
Median Income $64,582 $72,331 $62,843
Home Value To Income 3.5x 4.7x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.26x 0.21x 0.2x

Detailed Fountain Services Costs Vs. Colorado

Item Fountain Colorado
Shampoo $1.02 $1.01
Movie $10.24 $10.72
Bowling $15.0 $13.86

Detailed Fountain Groceries Costs Vs. Colorado

Item Fountain Colorado
Ground Beef $3.95 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.44 $1.4
Milk $1.62 $1.96

Detailed Fountain Health Costs Vs. Colorado

Item Fountain Colorado
Haircut $20.57 $17.49
Beauty Salon $41.14 $38.17
Toothpaste $2.74 $2.32

Detailed Fountain Transportation Costs Vs. Colorado

Item Fountain 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 Fountain Utilities Costs Vs. Colorado

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

Fountain SnackAbility

8
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
5
Diversity
9.5
Safety
5
Amenities
8
Education
8
Commute
7

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Fountain

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Fountain
Colorado Springs, CO 464,871 105 1.0x
Security-Widefield, CO 39,612 102 1.0x
Cimarron Hills, CO 18,727 98 0.9x
Fort Carson, CO 14,951 115 1.1x
Air Force Academy, CO 6,512 118 1.1x
Stratmoor, CO 6,484 96 0.9x
Manitou Springs, CO 5,283 112 1.1x

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