Sandpoint, ID Cost Of Living

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
106
Sandpoint's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average
30 out of 32
In Idaho
3,772 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 Sandpoint is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Sandpoint, ID?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Sandpoint has an overall cost of living index of 106 which is 1.1x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Idaho, Sandpoint has a cost of living index that's 1.1x higher than Idaho's index of 94.

The standard of living in Sandpoint ranks as #3,773 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Idaho. By definition, that implies Sandpoint ranks as the #2,646 most expensive place in the Gem State.

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Sandpoint Cost Of Living Vs. Idaho

Living Expense Sandpoint Idaho National Average
Overall 106 94 100
Services 115 97 100
Groceries 103 95 100
Health 122 97 100
Housing 99 87 100
Transportation 111 107 100
Utilities 101 81 100
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Sandpoint Cost of Living Vs. ID

Sandpoint, 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.

$282,600
Median Home Value
$915
Median Rent
$46,712
Median Income
Statistic Sandpoint Idaho United States
Median Home Value $282,600 $235,600 $229,800
Median Rent $915 $887 $1,096
Median Income $46,712 $58,915 $64,994
Home Value To Income 6.0x 4.0x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.24x 0.18x 0.2x

Detailed Sandpoint Services Costs Vs. Idaho

Item Sandpoint Idaho
Shampoo $1.17 $1.06
Movie $13.73 $10.68
Bowling $17.07 $14.67

Detailed Sandpoint Groceries Costs Vs. Idaho

Item Sandpoint Idaho
Ground Beef $4.02 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.36 $1.39
Milk $2.07 $2.05

Detailed Sandpoint Health Costs Vs. Idaho

Item Sandpoint Idaho
Haircut $21.08 $18.62
Beauty Salon $33.17 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.49 $2.34

Detailed Sandpoint Transportation Costs Vs. Idaho

Item Sandpoint Idaho
Potatoes $2.82 $3.29
Pizza $11.89 $10.62
Beer $9.83 $9.38
Optometrist $149.56 $108.57
Doctor $153.04 $116.17
Dentist $113.0 $99.13

Detailed Sandpoint Utilities Costs Vs. Idaho

Item Sandpoint Idaho
Gasoline $2.55 $2.22
Tire Balancing $49.64 $50.07
All Electricity $163.0 $167.67
Phone $191.51 $175.64

Sandpoint SnackAbility

8
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
8
Affordability
4
Diversity
6
Safety
8
Amenities
8.5
Education
7
Commute
9.5

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Sandpoint

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Sandpoint
Coeur d'Alene, ID 51,491 103 1.0x
Post Falls, ID 34,971 103 1.0x
Hayden, ID 15,049 104 1.0x
Liberty Lake, WA 10,381 113 1.1x
Rathdrum, ID 8,672 104 1.0x
Otis Orchards-East Farms, WA 5,968 106 1.0x

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