Twin Falls, ID Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
Twin Falls's Overall Cost Of Living
Lower Than The National Average
5 out of 32
In Idaho
777 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 Twin Falls is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Twin Falls, ID?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Twin Falls has an overall cost of living index of 85 which is 0.8x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Idaho, Twin Falls has a cost of living index that's 0.9x lower than Idaho's index of 94.

The standard of living in Twin Falls ranks as #777 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Idaho. By definition, that implies Twin Falls ranks as the #5,642 most expensive place in the Gem State.

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Twin Falls Cost Of Living Vs. Idaho

Living Expense Twin Falls Idaho National Average
Overall 85 94 100
Services 91 97 100
Groceries 90 95 100
Health 92 97 100
Housing 79 87 100
Transportation 102 107 100
Utilities 81 81 100
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Twin Falls Cost of Living Vs. ID

Twin Falls, 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.

Median Home Value
Median Rent
Median Income
Statistic Twin Falls Idaho United States
Median Home Value $175,900 $235,600 $229,800
Median Rent $841 $887 $1,096
Median Income $50,839 $58,915 $64,994
Home Value To Income 3.5x 4.0x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.2x 0.18x 0.2x

Detailed Twin Falls Services Costs Vs. Idaho

Item Twin Falls Idaho
Shampoo $0.93 $1.06
Movie $9.24 $10.68
Bowling $11.72 $14.67

Detailed Twin Falls Groceries Costs Vs. Idaho

Item Twin Falls Idaho
Ground Beef $4.96 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.07 $1.39
Milk $1.45 $2.05

Detailed Twin Falls Health Costs Vs. Idaho

Item Twin Falls Idaho
Haircut $13.91 $18.62
Beauty Salon $27.37 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.61 $2.34

Detailed Twin Falls Transportation Costs Vs. Idaho

Item Twin Falls Idaho
Potatoes $3.61 $3.29
Pizza $10.01 $10.62
Beer $8.84 $9.38
Optometrist $97.6 $108.57
Doctor $98.0 $116.17
Dentist $92.5 $99.13

Detailed Twin Falls Utilities Costs Vs. Idaho

Item Twin Falls Idaho
Gasoline $2.3 $2.22
Tire Balancing $47.0 $50.07
All Electricity $126.93 $167.67
Phone $170.98 $175.64

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Cost Of Living In Cities Around Twin Falls

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Twin Falls
Jerome, ID 11,824 84 1.0x
Burley, ID 10,476 79 0.9x
Rupert, ID 5,820 80 0.9x

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