According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Denison has an overall cost of living index of 83 which is 0.8x lower than the national index of 100.
Compared to only Iowa, Denison has a cost of living index that's 0.9x lower than Iowa's index of 92.
The standard of living in Denison ranks as #491 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Iowa. By definition, that implies Denison ranks as the #5,927 most expensive place in the Hawkeye State.
|Living Expense||Denison||Iowa||National Average|
Housing swings affordability the most between places in Iowa, 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||$99,500||$153,900||$229,800|
|Home Value To Income||1.8x||2.5x||3.5x|
|Rent To Monthly Income||0.16x||0.16x||0.2x|
|City||Population||Cost Of Living||Vs. Denison|
|Storm Lake, IA||10,508||89||1.1x|