Lewiston, ID Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
96
Lewiston's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average
19 out of 31
In Idaho
2,651 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 Lewiston is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Lewiston, ID?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Lewiston has an overall cost of living index of 96 which is 1.0x lower than the national index of 100.

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

The standard of living in Lewiston ranks as #2,652 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Idaho. By definition, that implies Lewiston ranks as the #3,754 most expensive place in the Gem State.

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Lewiston Cost Of Living Vs. Idaho

Living Expense Lewiston Idaho National Average
Overall 96 94 100
Services 98 99 100
Groceries 99 93 100
Health 115 96 100
Housing 84 88 100
Transportation 107 108 100
Utilities 99 82 100
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Lewiston Cost of Living Vs. ID

Lewiston, 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.

$189,400
Median Home Value
$722
Median Rent
$56,479
Median Income
Statistic Lewiston Idaho United States
Median Home Value $189,400 $212,300 $217,500
Median Rent $722 $853 $1,062
Median Income $56,479 $55,785 $62,843
Home Value To Income 3.4x 3.8x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.15x 0.18x 0.2x

Detailed Lewiston Services Costs Vs. Idaho

Item Lewiston Idaho
Shampoo $1.03 $1.01
Movie $13.74 $10.72
Bowling $16.25 $13.86

Detailed Lewiston Groceries Costs Vs. Idaho

Item Lewiston Idaho
Ground Beef $3.47 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.41 $1.4
Milk $1.57 $1.96

Detailed Lewiston Health Costs Vs. Idaho

Item Lewiston Idaho
Haircut $18.5 $17.49
Beauty Salon $32.17 $38.17
Toothpaste $2.42 $2.32

Detailed Lewiston Transportation Costs Vs. Idaho

Item Lewiston Idaho
Potatoes $2.81 $3.18
Pizza $9.99 $10.39
Beer $9.46 $9.23
Optometrist $129.67 $106.34
Doctor $150.75 $115.25
Dentist $108.0 $98.38

Detailed Lewiston Utilities Costs Vs. Idaho

Item Lewiston Idaho
Gasoline $2.81 $2.59
Tire Balancing $52.25 $48.9
All Electricity $156.86 $167.6
Phone $190.17 $163.42

Lewiston SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
7
Affordability
8
Diversity
5
Safety
6
Amenities
8.5
Education
8
Commute
9.5

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Lewiston

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Lewiston
Pullman, WA 33,598 104 1.1x
Moscow, ID 25,319 100 1.0x
Clarkston, WA 7,381 91 0.9x
Clarkston Heights-Vineland, WA 6,348 105 1.1x
West Clarkston-Highland, WA 5,830 96 1.0x

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