Oakdale, MN Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2020-03-08
Oakdale's Overall Cost Of Living
Higher Than The National Average
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means Oakdale is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Oakdale, MN?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Oakdale has an overall cost of living index of 108 which is 1.1x higher than the national index of 100.

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

The standard of living in Oakdale ranks as #3965 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in Minnesota. By definition, that implies Oakdale ranks as the #2441 most expensive place in the North Star State.

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Oakdale Cost Of Living Vs. Minnesota

Living Expense Oakdale Minnesota National Average
Overall 108 104 100
Services 114 109 100
Groceries 103 106 100
Health 105 110 100
Housing 109 100 100
Transportation 102 100 100
Utilities 96 98 100
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Oakdale Cost of Living Vs. MN

Oakdale, 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.

Median Home Value
Median Rent
Median Income
Statistic Oakdale Minnesota United States
Median Home Value $216,200 $211,800 $204,900
Median Rent $1,083 $944 $1,023
Median Income $70,861 $68,411 $60,293
Home Value To Income 3.1x 3.1x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.18x 0.17x 0.2x

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Cost Of Living In Cities Around Oakdale

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Oakdale
Woodbury, MN 68,686 120 1.1x
Eagan, MN 66,363 114 1.1x
Maplewood, MN 40,387 106 1.0x
Cottage Grove, MN 36,221 111 1.0x
Richfield, MN 35,982 105 1.0x
Shoreview, MN 26,627 113 1.0x
White Bear Lake, MN 25,601 106 1.0x
Rosemount, MN 23,885 113 1.0x
Golden Valley, MN 21,364 116 1.1x
North St. Paul, MN 12,342 103 1.0x

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