Orchard Mesa, CO Cost Of Living

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-02-06
99
Orchard Mesa's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average
28 out of 109
In Colorado
3,077 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 Orchard Mesa is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Orchard Mesa, CO?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Orchard Mesa has an overall cost of living index of 99 which is 1.0x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Colorado, Orchard Mesa has a cost of living index that's 0.9x lower than Colorado's index of 110.

The standard of living in Orchard Mesa ranks as #3,078 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Colorado. By definition, that implies Orchard Mesa ranks as the #3,329 most expensive place in the Centennial State.

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Orchard Mesa Cost Of Living Vs. Colorado

Living Expense Orchard Mesa Colorado National Average
Overall 99 110 100
Services 97 103 100
Groceries 108 97 100
Health 106 104 100
Housing 98 134 100
Transportation 108 102 100
Utilities 84 86 100
For more reading on cost of living around Colorado, check out:
Orchard Mesa Cost of Living Vs. CO

Orchard Mesa, 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.

$189,400
Median Home Value
$1,154
Median Rent
$50,227
Median Income
Statistic Orchard Mesa Colorado United States
Median Home Value $189,400 $343,300 $217,500
Median Rent $1,154 $1,271 $1,062
Median Income $50,227 $72,331 $62,843
Home Value To Income 3.8x 4.7x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.28x 0.21x 0.2x

Detailed Orchard Mesa Services Costs Vs. Colorado

Item Orchard Mesa Colorado
Shampoo $0.88 $1.01
Movie $12.15 $10.72
Bowling $13.75 $13.86

Detailed Orchard Mesa Groceries Costs Vs. Colorado

Item Orchard Mesa Colorado
Ground Beef $3.29 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.36 $1.4
Milk $2.18 $1.96

Detailed Orchard Mesa Health Costs Vs. Colorado

Item Orchard Mesa Colorado
Haircut $22.5 $17.49
Beauty Salon $35.0 $38.17
Toothpaste $1.96 $2.32

Detailed Orchard Mesa Transportation Costs Vs. Colorado

Item Orchard Mesa Colorado
Potatoes $2.16 $3.18
Pizza $12.4 $10.39
Beer $9.32 $9.23
Optometrist $72.5 $106.34
Doctor $148.0 $115.25
Dentist $97.5 $98.38

Detailed Orchard Mesa Utilities Costs Vs. Colorado

Item Orchard Mesa Colorado
Gasoline $2.69 $2.59
Tire Balancing $57.33 $48.9
All Electricity $117.83 $167.6
Phone $183.45 $163.42

Orchard Mesa SnackAbility

7
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
8
Affordability
4
Diversity
7
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8
Education
8
Commute
9

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Orchard Mesa

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Orchard Mesa
Grand Junction, CO 62,062 101 1.0x
Clifton, CO 20,748 91 0.9x
Fruita, CO 13,236 103 1.0x
Delta, CO 8,829 95 1.0x
Redlands, CO 8,765 113 1.1x
Fruitvale, CO 7,874 101 1.0x

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