Cambridge, MN Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
98
Cambridge's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average
37 out of 147
In Minnesota
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 Cambridge is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Cambridge, MN?

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

Compared to only Minnesota, Cambridge has a cost of living index that's 0.9x lower than Minnesota's index of 104.

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

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Cambridge Cost Of Living Vs. Minnesota

Living Expense Cambridge Minnesota National Average
Overall 98 104 100
Services 113 109 100
Groceries 103 106 100
Health 103 110 100
Housing 78 100 100
Transportation 104 100 100
Utilities 97 98 100
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Cambridge Cost of Living Vs. MN

Cambridge, MN Housing Cost Breakdown

Housing swings affordability the most between places in Minnesota, 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.

$157,700
Median Home Value
$952
Median Rent
$51,904
Median Income
Statistic Cambridge Minnesota United States
Median Home Value $157,700 $223,900 $217,500
Median Rent $952 $977 $1,062
Median Income $51,904 $71,306 $62,843
Home Value To Income 3.0x 3.1x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.22x 0.16x 0.2x

Detailed Cambridge Services Costs Vs. Minnesota

Item Cambridge Minnesota
Shampoo $1.08 $1.01
Movie $10.43 $10.72
Bowling $21.05 $13.86

Detailed Cambridge Groceries Costs Vs. Minnesota

Item Cambridge Minnesota
Ground Beef $4.52 $3.9
Fried Chicken $2.1 $1.4
Milk $2.62 $1.96

Detailed Cambridge Health Costs Vs. Minnesota

Item Cambridge Minnesota
Haircut $24.49 $17.49
Beauty Salon $34.71 $38.17
Toothpaste $3.37 $2.32

Detailed Cambridge Transportation Costs Vs. Minnesota

Item Cambridge Minnesota
Potatoes $3.36 $3.18
Pizza $12.73 $10.39
Beer $8.91 $9.23
Optometrist $89.9 $106.34
Doctor $150.44 $115.25
Dentist $85.78 $98.38

Detailed Cambridge Utilities Costs Vs. Minnesota

Item Cambridge Minnesota
Gasoline $2.47 $2.59
Tire Balancing $59.72 $48.9
All Electricity $162.02 $167.6
Phone $178.08 $163.42

Cambridge SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8
Affordability
6
Diversity
5
Safety
7
Amenities
8
Education
8
Commute
4

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Cambridge

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Cambridge
East Bethel, MN 11,870 111 1.1x
North Branch, MN 10,454 102 1.0x
Oak Grove, MN 8,682 116 1.2x
Wyoming, MN 7,914 107 1.1x
St. Francis, MN 7,652 102 1.0x
Isanti, MN 5,749 98 1.0x
Zimmerman, MN 5,657 102 1.0x

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