Jerome, ID Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
84
Jerome's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
4 out of 32
In Idaho
629 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 Jerome is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Jerome, ID?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Jerome has an overall cost of living index of 84 which is 0.8x lower than the national index of 100.

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

The standard of living in Jerome ranks as #629 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Idaho. By definition, that implies Jerome ranks as the #5,789 most expensive place in the Gem State.

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Jerome Cost Of Living Vs. Idaho

Living Expense Jerome Idaho National Average
Overall 84 94 100
Services 87 97 100
Groceries 90 95 100
Health 90 97 100
Housing 67 87 100
Transportation 103 107 100
Utilities 85 81 100
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Jerome Cost of Living Vs. ID

Jerome, 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.

$146,800
Median Home Value
$771
Median Rent
$47,389
Median Income
Statistic Jerome Idaho United States
Median Home Value $146,800 $235,600 $229,800
Median Rent $771 $887 $1,096
Median Income $47,389 $58,915 $64,994
Home Value To Income 3.1x 4.0x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.2x 0.18x 0.2x

Detailed Jerome Services Costs Vs. Idaho

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

Detailed Jerome Groceries Costs Vs. Idaho

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

Detailed Jerome Health Costs Vs. Idaho

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

Detailed Jerome Transportation Costs Vs. Idaho

Item Jerome 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 Jerome Utilities Costs Vs. Idaho

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

Jerome SnackAbility

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

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Jerome

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Jerome
Twin Falls, ID 49,819 85 1.0x
Burley, ID 10,476 79 0.9x
Rupert, ID 5,820 80 1.0x

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