Monument, CO Cost Of Living

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-02-06
125
Monument's Overall Cost Of Living
1.2x
Higher Than The National Average
84 out of 109
In Colorado
5,044 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 Monument is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Monument, CO?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Monument has an overall cost of living index of 125 which is 1.2x higher than the national index of 100.

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

The standard of living in Monument ranks as #5,047 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Colorado. By definition, that implies Monument ranks as the #1,359 most expensive place in the Centennial State.

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Monument Cost Of Living Vs. Colorado

Living Expense Monument Colorado National Average
Overall 125 110 100
Services 104 103 100
Groceries 94 97 100
Health 107 104 100
Housing 180 134 100
Transportation 99 102 100
Utilities 99 86 100
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Monument Cost of Living Vs. CO

Monument, 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.

$381,600
Median Home Value
$1,586
Median Rent
$107,168
Median Income
Statistic Monument Colorado United States
Median Home Value $381,600 $343,300 $217,500
Median Rent $1,586 $1,271 $1,062
Median Income $107,168 $72,331 $62,843
Home Value To Income 3.6x 4.7x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.18x 0.21x 0.2x

Detailed Monument Services Costs Vs. Colorado

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

Detailed Monument Groceries Costs Vs. Colorado

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

Detailed Monument Health Costs Vs. Colorado

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

Detailed Monument Transportation Costs Vs. Colorado

Item Monument 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 Monument Utilities Costs Vs. Colorado

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

Monument SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
9
Affordability
7
Diversity
8
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8
Education
8.5
Commute
5

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Monument

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Monument
Colorado Springs, CO 464,871 105 0.8x
Cimarron Hills, CO 18,727 98 0.8x
Black Forest, CO 14,081 142 1.1x
Woodmoor, CO 9,345 128 1.0x
Woodland Park, CO 7,555 112 0.9x
Gleneagle, CO 6,885 119 1.0x
Air Force Academy, CO 6,512 118 0.9x
Manitou Springs, CO 5,283 112 0.9x

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