Crystal, MN Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
102
Crystal's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Higher Than The National Average
56 out of 147
In Minnesota
3,422 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 Crystal is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Crystal, MN?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Crystal has an overall cost of living index of 102 which is 1.0x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Minnesota, Crystal has a cost of living index that's 1.0x lower than Minnesota's index of 104.

The standard of living in Crystal ranks as #3,423 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Minnesota. By definition, that implies Crystal ranks as the #2,983 most expensive place in the North Star State.

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Crystal Cost Of Living Vs. Minnesota

Living Expense Crystal Minnesota National Average
Overall 102 104 100
Services 113 109 100
Groceries 103 106 100
Health 103 110 100
Housing 91 100 100
Transportation 104 100 100
Utilities 97 98 100
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Crystal Cost of Living Vs. MN

Crystal, 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.

$197,300
Median Home Value
$1,099
Median Rent
$67,342
Median Income
Statistic Crystal Minnesota United States
Median Home Value $197,300 $223,900 $217,500
Median Rent $1,099 $977 $1,062
Median Income $67,342 $71,306 $62,843
Home Value To Income 2.9x 3.1x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.2x 0.16x 0.2x

Detailed Crystal Services Costs Vs. Minnesota

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

Detailed Crystal Groceries Costs Vs. Minnesota

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

Detailed Crystal Health Costs Vs. Minnesota

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

Detailed Crystal Transportation Costs Vs. Minnesota

Item Crystal 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 Crystal Utilities Costs Vs. Minnesota

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

Crystal SnackAbility

8.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8
Affordability
7
Diversity
8.5
Safety
5
Amenities
9
Education
8.5
Commute
8

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Crystal

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Crystal
Brooklyn Park, MN 80,068 105 1.0x
Plymouth, MN 78,134 122 1.2x
Maple Grove, MN 70,627 117 1.1x
Eden Prairie, MN 64,179 123 1.2x
Minnetonka, MN 53,025 121 1.2x
Edina, MN 51,746 135 1.3x
Brooklyn Center, MN 30,849 100 1.0x
Fridley, MN 27,668 103 1.0x
Shoreview, MN 26,791 113 1.1x
Golden Valley, MN 21,566 116 1.1x

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