Caldwell, ID Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
91
Caldwell's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
14 out of 31
In Idaho
1,886 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 Caldwell is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Caldwell, ID?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Caldwell has an overall cost of living index of 91 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Idaho, Caldwell has a cost of living index that's 1.0x lower than Idaho's index of 94.

The standard of living in Caldwell ranks as #1,887 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Idaho. By definition, that implies Caldwell ranks as the #4,520 most expensive place in the Gem State.

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Caldwell Cost Of Living Vs. Idaho

Living Expense Caldwell Idaho National Average
Overall 91 94 100
Services 106 99 100
Groceries 96 93 100
Health 101 96 100
Housing 66 88 100
Transportation 112 108 100
Utilities 82 82 100
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Caldwell Cost of Living Vs. ID

Caldwell, ID Housing Cost Breakdown

Housing swings affordability the most between places in Idaho, 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.

$152,400
Median Home Value
$878
Median Rent
$49,046
Median Income
Statistic Caldwell Idaho United States
Median Home Value $152,400 $212,300 $217,500
Median Rent $878 $853 $1,062
Median Income $49,046 $55,785 $62,843
Home Value To Income 3.1x 3.8x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.21x 0.18x 0.2x

Detailed Caldwell Services Costs Vs. Idaho

Item Caldwell Idaho
Shampoo $0.97 $1.01
Movie $10.92 $10.72
Bowling $14.4 $13.86

Detailed Caldwell Groceries Costs Vs. Idaho

Item Caldwell Idaho
Ground Beef $4.11 $3.9
Fried Chicken $0.97 $1.4
Milk $1.36 $1.96

Detailed Caldwell Health Costs Vs. Idaho

Item Caldwell Idaho
Haircut $20.43 $17.49
Beauty Salon $37.3 $38.17
Toothpaste $2.21 $2.32

Detailed Caldwell Transportation Costs Vs. Idaho

Item Caldwell Idaho
Potatoes $1.68 $3.18
Pizza $9.49 $10.39
Beer $9.12 $9.23
Optometrist $130.43 $106.34
Doctor $124.27 $115.25
Dentist $88.0 $98.38

Detailed Caldwell Utilities Costs Vs. Idaho

Item Caldwell Idaho
Gasoline $2.95 $2.59
Tire Balancing $55.5 $48.9
All Electricity $123.07 $167.6
Phone $167.4 $163.42

Caldwell SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
7
Affordability
6
Diversity
8.5
Safety
6
Amenities
9
Education
4
Commute
7

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Caldwell

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Caldwell
Meridian, ID 101,905 103 1.1x
Nampa, ID 93,952 92 1.0x
Eagle, ID 26,514 118 1.3x
Kuna, ID 19,580 97 1.1x
Star, ID 9,115 104 1.1x
Middleton, ID 7,556 94 1.0x
Emmett, ID 6,770 89 1.0x

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