Idaho Falls, ID Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
87
Idaho Falls's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
9 out of 32
In Idaho
1,101 out of 6,412
In America
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means Idaho Falls is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Idaho Falls, ID?

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

Compared to only Idaho, Idaho Falls has a cost of living index that's 0.9x lower than Idaho's index of 94.

The standard of living in Idaho Falls ranks as #1,101 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Idaho. By definition, that implies Idaho Falls ranks as the #5,317 most expensive place in the Gem State.

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Idaho Falls Cost Of Living Vs. Idaho

Living Expense Idaho Falls Idaho National Average
Overall 87 94 100
Services 90 97 100
Groceries 92 95 100
Health 92 97 100
Housing 79 87 100
Transportation 101 107 100
Utilities 83 81 100
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Idaho Falls Cost of Living Vs. ID

Idaho Falls, 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.

$179,600
Median Home Value
$787
Median Rent
$56,590
Median Income
Statistic Idaho Falls Idaho United States
Median Home Value $179,600 $235,600 $229,800
Median Rent $787 $887 $1,096
Median Income $56,590 $58,915 $64,994
Home Value To Income 3.2x 4.0x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.17x 0.18x 0.2x

Detailed Idaho Falls Services Costs Vs. Idaho

Item Idaho Falls Idaho
Shampoo $0.93 $1.06
Movie $9.24 $10.68
Bowling $11.72 $14.67

Detailed Idaho Falls Groceries Costs Vs. Idaho

Item Idaho Falls Idaho
Ground Beef $4.96 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.07 $1.39
Milk $1.45 $2.05

Detailed Idaho Falls Health Costs Vs. Idaho

Item Idaho Falls Idaho
Haircut $13.91 $18.62
Beauty Salon $27.37 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.61 $2.34

Detailed Idaho Falls Transportation Costs Vs. Idaho

Item Idaho Falls Idaho
Potatoes $3.61 $3.29
Pizza $10.01 $10.62
Beer $8.84 $9.38
Optometrist $97.6 $108.57
Doctor $98.0 $116.17
Dentist $92.5 $99.13

Detailed Idaho Falls Utilities Costs Vs. Idaho

Item Idaho Falls Idaho
Gasoline $2.3 $2.22
Tire Balancing $47.0 $50.07
All Electricity $126.93 $167.67
Phone $170.98 $175.64

Idaho Falls SnackAbility

8
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
7
Affordability
8
Diversity
8
Safety
5
Amenities
9
Education
8
Commute
9.5

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Idaho Falls

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Idaho Falls
Pocatello, ID 56,016 87 1.0x
Rexburg, ID 29,064 97 1.1x
Ammon, ID 16,403 90 1.0x
Chubbuck, ID 15,301 86 1.0x
Blackfoot, ID 11,936 82 0.9x

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