Glenwood, IA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
87
Glenwood's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
33 out of 80
In Iowa
1,128 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 Glenwood is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Glenwood, IA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Glenwood has an overall cost of living index of 87 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Iowa, Glenwood has a cost of living index that's 1.0x lower than Iowa's index of 90.

The standard of living in Glenwood ranks as #1,128 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Iowa. By definition, that implies Glenwood ranks as the #5,279 most expensive place in the Hawkeye State.

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Glenwood Cost Of Living Vs. Iowa

Living Expense Glenwood Iowa National Average
Overall 87 90 100
Services 91 96 100
Groceries 98 98 100
Health 95 100 100
Housing 70 73 100
Transportation 96 101 100
Utilities 99 98 100
For more reading on cost of living around Iowa, check out:
Glenwood Cost of Living Vs. IA

Glenwood, IA Housing Cost Breakdown

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.

$148,500
Median Home Value
$695
Median Rent
$61,930
Median Income
Statistic Glenwood Iowa United States
Median Home Value $148,500 $147,800 $217,500
Median Rent $695 $789 $1,062
Median Income $61,930 $60,523 $62,843
Home Value To Income 2.4x 2.4x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.13x 0.16x 0.2x

Detailed Glenwood Services Costs Vs. Iowa

Item Glenwood Iowa
Shampoo $0.9 $1.01
Movie $10.64 $10.72
Bowling $15.33 $13.86

Detailed Glenwood Groceries Costs Vs. Iowa

Item Glenwood Iowa
Ground Beef $3.09 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.89 $1.4
Milk $1.67 $1.96

Detailed Glenwood Health Costs Vs. Iowa

Item Glenwood Iowa
Haircut $16.6 $17.49
Beauty Salon $31.57 $38.17
Toothpaste $1.93 $2.32

Detailed Glenwood Transportation Costs Vs. Iowa

Item Glenwood Iowa
Potatoes $3.82 $3.18
Pizza $9.99 $10.39
Beer $9.13 $9.23
Optometrist $119.8 $106.34
Doctor $122.85 $115.25
Dentist $76.96 $98.38

Detailed Glenwood Utilities Costs Vs. Iowa

Item Glenwood Iowa
Gasoline $2.49 $2.59
Tire Balancing $48.37 $48.9
All Electricity $158.16 $167.6
Phone $191.59 $163.42

Glenwood SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
6
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
4
Safety
6
Amenities
8
Education
7
Commute
8.5

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Glenwood

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Glenwood
Council Bluffs, IA 62,355 86 1.0x
Bellevue, NE 53,324 90 1.0x
Bartlett, IL 41,120 118 1.4x
Papillion, NE 20,423 93 1.1x
Ralston, NE 7,321 89 1.0x
Plattsmouth, NE 6,448 85 1.0x
Offutt AFB, NE 5,048 102 1.2x

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