Glenwood Springs, CO Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2020-03-08
Glenwood Springs's Overall Cost Of Living
Higher Than The National Average
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means Glenwood Springs is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Glenwood Springs, CO?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Glenwood Springs has an overall cost of living index of 121 which is 1.2x higher than the national index of 100.

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

The standard of living in Glenwood Springs ranks as #4868 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in Colorado. By definition, that implies Glenwood Springs ranks as the #1539 most expensive place in the Centennial State.

Glenwood Springs Cost Of Living Vs. Colorado

Living Expense Glenwood Springs Colorado National Average
Overall 121 110 100
Services 109 103 100
Groceries 103 97 100
Health 114 104 100
Housing 161 134 100
Transportation 105 102 100
Utilities 84 86 100
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Glenwood Springs, 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.

Median Home Value
Median Rent
Median Income
Statistic Glenwood Springs Colorado United States
Median Home Value $370,600 $313,600 $204,900
Median Rent $1,229 $1,196 $1,023
Median Income $63,248 $68,811 $60,293
Home Value To Income 5.9x 4.6x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.23x 0.21x 0.2x

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Cost Of Living In Cities Around Glenwood Springs

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Glenwood Springs
Edwards, CO 10,071 148 1.2x
Rifle, CO 9,600 106 0.9x
Aspen, CO 7,234 140 1.2x
Gypsum, CO 7,079 118 1.0x
Eagle, CO 6,816 134 1.1x
Carbondale, CO 6,712 137 1.1x
Avon, CO 6,529 126 1.0x

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