Sandpoint, ID Cost Of Living

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-02-06
99
Sandpoint's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average
24 out of 31
In Idaho
3,077 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 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 99 which is 1.0x lower 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 #3,078 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Idaho. By definition, that implies Sandpoint ranks as the #3,329 most expensive place in the Gem State.

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Sandpoint Cost Of Living Vs. Idaho

Living Expense Sandpoint Idaho National Average
Overall 99 94 100
Services 98 99 100
Groceries 99 93 100
Health 115 96 100
Housing 97 88 100
Transportation 107 108 100
Utilities 99 82 100
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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.

$249,400
Median Home Value
$965
Median Rent
$43,938
Median Income
Statistic Sandpoint Idaho United States
Median Home Value $249,400 $212,300 $217,500
Median Rent $965 $853 $1,062
Median Income $43,938 $55,785 $62,843
Home Value To Income 5.7x 3.8x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.26x 0.18x 0.2x

Detailed Sandpoint Services Costs Vs. Idaho

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

Detailed Sandpoint Groceries Costs Vs. Idaho

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

Detailed Sandpoint Health Costs Vs. Idaho

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

Detailed Sandpoint Transportation Costs Vs. Idaho

Item Sandpoint 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 Sandpoint Utilities Costs Vs. Idaho

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

Sandpoint SnackAbility

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

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Sandpoint

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Sandpoint
Post Falls, ID 33,225 98 1.0x
Hayden, ID 14,698 101 1.0x
Liberty Lake, WA 9,836 109 1.1x
Rathdrum, ID 8,284 97 1.0x
Otis Orchards-East Farms, WA 6,466 100 1.0x

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