Star, ID Cost Of Living

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
105
Star's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average
29 out of 32
In Idaho
3,676 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 Star is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Star, ID?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Star has an overall cost of living index of 105 which is 1.1x higher than the national index of 100.

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

The standard of living in Star ranks as #3,677 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Idaho. By definition, that implies Star ranks as the #2,741 most expensive place in the Gem State.

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Star Cost Of Living Vs. Idaho

Living Expense Star Idaho National Average
Overall 105 94 100
Services 105 97 100
Groceries 92 95 100
Health 99 97 100
Housing 113 87 100
Transportation 111 107 100
Utilities 84 81 100
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Star Cost of Living Vs. ID

Star, 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.

$306,000
Median Home Value
$891
Median Rent
$71,759
Median Income
Statistic Star Idaho United States
Median Home Value $306,000 $235,600 $229,800
Median Rent $891 $887 $1,096
Median Income $71,759 $58,915 $64,994
Home Value To Income 4.3x 4.0x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.15x 0.18x 0.2x

Detailed Star Services Costs Vs. Idaho

Item Star Idaho
Shampoo $0.97 $1.06
Movie $10.88 $10.68
Bowling $15.93 $14.67

Detailed Star Groceries Costs Vs. Idaho

Item Star Idaho
Ground Beef $4.05 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.13 $1.39
Milk $1.37 $2.05

Detailed Star Health Costs Vs. Idaho

Item Star Idaho
Haircut $22.71 $18.62
Beauty Salon $36.81 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.71 $2.34

Detailed Star Transportation Costs Vs. Idaho

Item Star Idaho
Potatoes $1.98 $3.29
Pizza $9.49 $10.62
Beer $9.27 $9.38
Optometrist $133.84 $108.57
Doctor $124.87 $116.17
Dentist $83.97 $99.13

Detailed Star Utilities Costs Vs. Idaho

Item Star Idaho
Gasoline $2.37 $2.22
Tire Balancing $56.02 $50.07
All Electricity $126.26 $167.67
Phone $170.23 $175.64

Star SnackAbility

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

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Star

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Star
Pine Bluff, AR 42,323 84 0.8x
Monticello, AR 9,392 81 0.8x
Stuttgart, AR 8,617 85 0.8x
Warren, AR 5,596 78 0.7x
White Hall, AR 5,017 91 0.9x

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