Griffith, IN Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
98
Griffith's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average
103 out of 126
In Indiana
2,952 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 Griffith is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Griffith, IN?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Griffith has an overall cost of living index of 98 which is 1.0x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Indiana, Griffith has a cost of living index that's 1.1x higher than Indiana's index of 89.

The standard of living in Griffith ranks as #2,953 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Indiana. By definition, that implies Griffith ranks as the #3,453 most expensive place in the Hoosier State.

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Griffith Cost Of Living Vs. Indiana

Living Expense Griffith Indiana National Average
Overall 98 89 100
Services 109 97 100
Groceries 104 92 100
Health 100 94 100
Housing 77 72 100
Transportation 125 100 100
Utilities 93 99 100
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Griffith Cost of Living Vs. IN

Griffith, IN Housing Cost Breakdown

Housing swings affordability the most between places in Indiana, 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.

$141,700
Median Home Value
$919
Median Rent
$65,534
Median Income
Statistic Griffith Indiana United States
Median Home Value $141,700 $141,700 $217,500
Median Rent $919 $826 $1,062
Median Income $65,534 $56,303 $62,843
Home Value To Income 2.2x 2.5x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.17x 0.18x 0.2x

Detailed Griffith Services Costs Vs. Indiana

Item Griffith Indiana
Shampoo $0.92 $1.01
Movie $14.86 $10.72
Bowling $19.0 $13.86

Detailed Griffith Groceries Costs Vs. Indiana

Item Griffith Indiana
Ground Beef $4.07 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.74 $1.4
Milk $2.09 $1.96

Detailed Griffith Health Costs Vs. Indiana

Item Griffith Indiana
Haircut $22.0 $17.49
Beauty Salon $69.77 $38.17
Toothpaste $2.69 $2.32

Detailed Griffith Transportation Costs Vs. Indiana

Item Griffith Indiana
Potatoes $3.74 $3.18
Pizza $10.0 $10.39
Beer $8.14 $9.23
Optometrist $97.0 $106.34
Doctor $105.0 $115.25
Dentist $102.0 $98.38

Detailed Griffith Utilities Costs Vs. Indiana

Item Griffith Indiana
Gasoline $3.42 $2.59
Tire Balancing $57.0 $48.9
All Electricity $131.81 $167.6
Phone $200.46 $163.42

Griffith SnackAbility

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

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Griffith

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Griffith
Hammond, IN 76,547 93 0.9x
Gary, IN 76,010 90 0.9x
Tinley Park, IL 56,505 106 1.1x
Merrillville, IN 34,889 99 1.0x
Schererville, IN 28,590 108 1.1x
Lansing, IL 27,904 98 1.0x
Oak Forest, IL 27,617 100 1.0x
Munster, IN 22,689 109 1.1x
South Holland, IL 21,677 106 1.1x
Evergreen Park, IL 19,479 105 1.1x

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