Bozeman, MT Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
107
Bozeman's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average
21 out of 23
In Montana
3,867 out of 6,412
In America
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means Bozeman is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Bozeman, MT?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Bozeman has an overall cost of living index of 107 which is 1.1x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Montana, Bozeman has a cost of living index that's 1.1x higher than Montana's index of 97.

The standard of living in Bozeman ranks as #3,868 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Montana. By definition, that implies Bozeman ranks as the #2,551 most expensive place in the Treasure State.

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Bozeman Cost Of Living Vs. Montana

Living Expense Bozeman Montana National Average
Overall 107 97 100
Services 106 99 100
Groceries 102 99 100
Health 93 100 100
Housing 136 100 100
Transportation 93 94 100
Utilities 89 87 100
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Bozeman Cost of Living Vs. MT

Bozeman, MT Housing Cost Breakdown

Housing swings affordability the most between places in Montana, 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.

$412,500
Median Home Value
$1,145
Median Rent
$59,695
Median Income
Statistic Bozeman Montana United States
Median Home Value $412,500 $244,900 $229,800
Median Rent $1,145 $836 $1,096
Median Income $59,695 $56,539 $64,994
Home Value To Income 6.9x 4.3x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.23x 0.18x 0.2x

Detailed Bozeman Services Costs Vs. Montana

Item Bozeman Montana
Shampoo $0.93 $1.06
Movie $11.29 $10.68
Bowling $15.74 $14.67

Detailed Bozeman Groceries Costs Vs. Montana

Item Bozeman Montana
Ground Beef $4.85 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.4 $1.39
Milk $2.33 $2.05

Detailed Bozeman Health Costs Vs. Montana

Item Bozeman Montana
Haircut $25.25 $18.62
Beauty Salon $38.69 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.8 $2.34

Detailed Bozeman Transportation Costs Vs. Montana

Item Bozeman Montana
Potatoes $3.39 $3.29
Pizza $11.02 $10.62
Beer $8.69 $9.38
Optometrist $132.98 $108.57
Doctor $96.5 $116.17
Dentist $96.5 $99.13

Detailed Bozeman Utilities Costs Vs. Montana

Item Bozeman Montana
Gasoline $2.2 $2.22
Tire Balancing $38.47 $50.07
All Electricity $136.2 $167.67
Phone $176.16 $175.64

Bozeman SnackAbility

8
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
4
Diversity
6
Safety
6
Amenities
9
Education
9.5
Commute
9.5

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Bozeman

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Bozeman
Belgrade, MT 9,184 97 0.9x
Livingston, MT 7,696 94 0.9x

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