Preston, ID Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
90
Preston's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
12 out of 31
In Idaho
1,705 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 Preston is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Preston, ID?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Preston has an overall cost of living index of 90 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

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

The standard of living in Preston ranks as #1,706 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Idaho. By definition, that implies Preston ranks as the #4,700 most expensive place in the Gem State.

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Preston Cost Of Living Vs. Idaho

Living Expense Preston Idaho National Average
Overall 90 94 100
Services 99 99 100
Groceries 92 93 100
Health 96 96 100
Housing 76 88 100
Transportation 101 108 100
Utilities 89 82 100
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Preston Cost of Living Vs. ID

Preston, 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.

$168,100
Median Home Value
$657
Median Rent
$48,408
Median Income
Statistic Preston Idaho United States
Median Home Value $168,100 $212,300 $217,500
Median Rent $657 $853 $1,062
Median Income $48,408 $55,785 $62,843
Home Value To Income 3.5x 3.8x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.16x 0.18x 0.2x

Detailed Preston Services Costs Vs. Idaho

Item Preston Idaho
Shampoo $0.91 $1.01
Movie $9.71 $10.72
Bowling $16.0 $13.86

Detailed Preston Groceries Costs Vs. Idaho

Item Preston Idaho
Ground Beef $3.68 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.59 $1.4
Milk $1.36 $1.96

Detailed Preston Health Costs Vs. Idaho

Item Preston Idaho
Haircut $18.5 $17.49
Beauty Salon $33.33 $38.17
Toothpaste $2.73 $2.32

Detailed Preston Transportation Costs Vs. Idaho

Item Preston Idaho
Potatoes $1.94 $3.18
Pizza $10.99 $10.39
Beer $8.78 $9.23
Optometrist $96.0 $106.34
Doctor $105.4 $115.25
Dentist $92.08 $98.38

Detailed Preston Utilities Costs Vs. Idaho

Item Preston Idaho
Gasoline $2.81 $2.59
Tire Balancing $44.49 $48.9
All Electricity $131.84 $167.6
Phone $184.38 $163.42

Preston SnackAbility

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

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Preston

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Preston
Logan, UT 50,863 92 1.0x
Smithfield, UT 11,373 98 1.1x
North Logan, UT 10,711 103 1.1x
Tremonton, UT 8,638 92 1.0x
Hyrum, UT 8,224 94 1.0x
Providence, UT 7,407 104 1.2x
Nibley, UT 6,819 100 1.1x

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