Hastings, MN Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
104
Hastings's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Higher Than The National Average
68 out of 147
In Minnesota
3,612 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 Hastings is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Hastings, MN?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Hastings has an overall cost of living index of 104 which is 1.0x higher than the national index of 100.

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

The standard of living in Hastings ranks as #3,613 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Minnesota. By definition, that implies Hastings ranks as the #2,794 most expensive place in the North Star State.

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Hastings Cost Of Living Vs. Minnesota

Living Expense Hastings Minnesota National Average
Overall 104 104 100
Services 114 109 100
Groceries 103 106 100
Health 105 110 100
Housing 96 100 100
Transportation 102 100 100
Utilities 96 98 100
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Hastings Cost of Living Vs. MN

Hastings, 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.

$214,900
Median Home Value
$950
Median Rent
$71,264
Median Income
Statistic Hastings Minnesota United States
Median Home Value $214,900 $223,900 $217,500
Median Rent $950 $977 $1,062
Median Income $71,264 $71,306 $62,843
Home Value To Income 3.0x 3.1x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.16x 0.16x 0.2x

Detailed Hastings Services Costs Vs. Minnesota

Item Hastings Minnesota
Shampoo $1.09 $1.01
Movie $10.63 $10.72
Bowling $24.38 $13.86

Detailed Hastings Groceries Costs Vs. Minnesota

Item Hastings Minnesota
Ground Beef $4.47 $3.9
Fried Chicken $2.18 $1.4
Milk $2.59 $1.96

Detailed Hastings Health Costs Vs. Minnesota

Item Hastings Minnesota
Haircut $24.42 $17.49
Beauty Salon $36.27 $38.17
Toothpaste $3.37 $2.32

Detailed Hastings Transportation Costs Vs. Minnesota

Item Hastings Minnesota
Potatoes $3.37 $3.18
Pizza $12.8 $10.39
Beer $9.03 $9.23
Optometrist $90.86 $106.34
Doctor $150.51 $115.25
Dentist $89.86 $98.38

Detailed Hastings Utilities Costs Vs. Minnesota

Item Hastings Minnesota
Gasoline $2.48 $2.59
Tire Balancing $56.64 $48.9
All Electricity $157.4 $167.6
Phone $179.21 $163.42

Hastings SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
8
Affordability
8
Diversity
5
Safety
7
Amenities
8.5
Education
8.5
Commute
7

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Hastings

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Hastings
Woodbury, MN 69,906 120 1.2x
Eagan, MN 66,379 114 1.1x
Lakeville, MN 63,915 116 1.1x
Apple Valley, MN 52,889 110 1.1x
Cottage Grove, MN 36,602 111 1.1x
Rosemount, MN 24,292 113 1.1x
Farmington, MN 22,869 108 1.0x
Hudson, WI 13,795 110 1.1x
Mendota Heights, MN 11,289 125 1.2x
Lake Elmo, MN 8,969 127 1.2x

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