According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Pocatello has an overall cost of living index of 87 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.
Compared to only Idaho, Pocatello has a cost of living index that's 0.9x lower than Idaho's index of 94.
The standard of living in Pocatello ranks as #1,101 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Idaho. By definition, that implies Pocatello ranks as the #5,317 most expensive place in the Gem State.
|Living Expense||Pocatello||Idaho||National Average|
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.
|Median Home Value||$154,000||$235,600||$229,800|
|Home Value To Income||3.3x||4.0x||3.5x|
|Rent To Monthly Income||0.17x||0.18x||0.2x|
|City||Population||Cost Of Living||Vs. Pocatello|
|Idaho Falls, ID||62,417||87||1.0x|