Longmont, CO Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
110
Longmont's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average
54 out of 111
In Colorado
4,128 out of 6,412
In America
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means Longmont is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Longmont, CO?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Longmont has an overall cost of living index of 110 which is 1.1x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Colorado, Longmont has a cost of living index that's 1.0x lower than Colorado's index of 112.

The standard of living in Longmont ranks as #4,129 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Colorado. By definition, that implies Longmont ranks as the #2,289 most expensive place in the Centennial State.

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Longmont Cost Of Living Vs. Colorado

Living Expense Longmont Colorado National Average
Overall 110 112 100
Services 105 104 100
Groceries 92 103 100
Health 99 103 100
Housing 136 133 100
Transportation 109 108 100
Utilities 80 87 100
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Longmont Cost of Living Vs. CO

Longmont, 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.

$396,000
Median Home Value
$1,437
Median Rent
$79,140
Median Income
Statistic Longmont Colorado United States
Median Home Value $396,000 $369,900 $229,800
Median Rent $1,437 $1,335 $1,096
Median Income $79,140 $75,231 $64,994
Home Value To Income 5.0x 4.9x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.22x 0.21x 0.2x

Detailed Longmont Services Costs Vs. Colorado

Item Longmont Colorado
Shampoo $0.88 $1.06
Movie $13.19 $10.68
Bowling $20.67 $14.67

Detailed Longmont Groceries Costs Vs. Colorado

Item Longmont Colorado
Ground Beef $4.62 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.15 $1.39
Milk $1.78 $2.05

Detailed Longmont Health Costs Vs. Colorado

Item Longmont Colorado
Haircut $24.05 $18.62
Beauty Salon $35.0 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.11 $2.34

Detailed Longmont Transportation Costs Vs. Colorado

Item Longmont Colorado
Potatoes $3.04 $3.29
Pizza $11.32 $10.62
Beer $8.96 $9.38
Optometrist $99.83 $108.57
Doctor $117.67 $116.17
Dentist $92.83 $99.13

Detailed Longmont Utilities Costs Vs. Colorado

Item Longmont Colorado
Gasoline $2.24 $2.22
Tire Balancing $59.83 $50.07
All Electricity $103.99 $167.67
Phone $187.21 $175.64

Longmont SnackAbility

8
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
9
Affordability
5
Diversity
8.5
Safety
5
Amenities
9.5
Education
8
Commute
7

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Longmont

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Longmont
Thornton, CO 144,186 106 1.0x
Westminster, CO 114,832 106 1.0x
Loveland, CO 81,774 106 1.0x
Northglenn, CO 39,201 103 0.9x
Erie, CO 27,157 127 1.2x
Firestone, CO 13,165 111 1.0x
Gunbarrel, CO 10,494 130 1.2x
Frederick, CO 10,414 110 1.0x
Fort Lupton, CO 8,600 96 0.9x
Berthoud, CO 8,574 106 1.0x

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