Lewistown, MT Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
86
Lewistown's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
1 out of 23
In Montana
938 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 Lewistown is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Lewistown, MT?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Lewistown has an overall cost of living index of 86 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Montana, Lewistown has a cost of living index that's 0.9x lower than Montana's index of 97.

The standard of living in Lewistown ranks as #938 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Montana. By definition, that implies Lewistown ranks as the #5,481 most expensive place in the Treasure State.

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Lewistown Cost Of Living Vs. Montana

Living Expense Lewistown Montana National Average
Overall 86 97 100
Services 97 99 100
Groceries 102 99 100
Health 103 100 100
Housing 63 100 100
Transportation 97 94 100
Utilities 88 87 100
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Lewistown Cost of Living Vs. MT

Lewistown, 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.

$111,500
Median Home Value
$728
Median Rent
$34,065
Median Income
Statistic Lewistown Montana United States
Median Home Value $111,500 $244,900 $229,800
Median Rent $728 $836 $1,096
Median Income $34,065 $56,539 $64,994
Home Value To Income 3.3x 4.3x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.26x 0.18x 0.2x

Detailed Lewistown Services Costs Vs. Montana

Item Lewistown Montana
Shampoo $0.91 $1.06
Movie $11.29 $10.68
Bowling $10.0 $14.67

Detailed Lewistown Groceries Costs Vs. Montana

Item Lewistown Montana
Ground Beef $4.39 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.44 $1.39
Milk $2.35 $2.05

Detailed Lewistown Health Costs Vs. Montana

Item Lewistown Montana
Haircut $13.44 $18.62
Beauty Salon $31.95 $39.05
Toothpaste $1.94 $2.34

Detailed Lewistown Transportation Costs Vs. Montana

Item Lewistown Montana
Potatoes $2.18 $3.29
Pizza $11.37 $10.62
Beer $8.2 $9.38
Optometrist $135.99 $108.57
Doctor $110.01 $116.17
Dentist $94.21 $99.13

Detailed Lewistown Utilities Costs Vs. Montana

Item Lewistown Montana
Gasoline $2.22 $2.22
Tire Balancing $43.84 $50.07
All Electricity $134.18 $167.67
Phone $176.34 $175.64

Lewistown SnackAbility

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

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Lewistown

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Lewistown
Quincy, IL 40,111 83 1.0x
Monroe, NC 35,339 97 1.1x
Kirksville, MO 17,645 85 1.0x
Hannibal, MO 17,312 86 1.0x
Fort Madison, IA 10,407 82 1.0x
Keokuk, IA 10,225 78 0.9x
Macon, MO 5,357 84 1.0x

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