Dickinson, ND Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-08
106
Dickinson's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average
12 out of 14
In North Dakota
3,772 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 Dickinson is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Dickinson, ND?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Dickinson has an overall cost of living index of 106 which is 1.1x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only North Dakota, Dickinson has a cost of living index that's 1.1x higher than North Dakota's index of 97.

The standard of living in Dickinson ranks as #3,773 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in North Dakota. By definition, that implies Dickinson ranks as the #2,646 most expensive place in the Peace Garden State.

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Dickinson Cost Of Living Vs. North Dakota

Living Expense Dickinson North Dakota National Average
Overall 106 97 100
Services 101 98 100
Groceries 100 105 100
Health 118 113 100
Housing 115 84 100
Transportation 104 104 100
Utilities 89 92 100
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Dickinson Cost of Living Vs. ND

Dickinson, ND Housing Cost Breakdown

Housing swings affordability the most between places in North Dakota, 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.

$237,900
Median Home Value
$904
Median Rent
$66,306
Median Income
Statistic Dickinson North Dakota United States
Median Home Value $237,900 $199,900 $229,800
Median Rent $904 $828 $1,096
Median Income $66,306 $65,315 $64,994
Home Value To Income 3.6x 3.1x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.16x 0.15x 0.2x

Detailed Dickinson Services Costs Vs. North Dakota

Item Dickinson North Dakota
Shampoo $1.19 $1.06
Movie $9.73 $10.68
Bowling $15.0 $14.67

Detailed Dickinson Groceries Costs Vs. North Dakota

Item Dickinson North Dakota
Ground Beef $4.09 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.85 $1.39
Milk $2.33 $2.05

Detailed Dickinson Health Costs Vs. North Dakota

Item Dickinson North Dakota
Haircut $19.28 $18.62
Beauty Salon $40.26 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.32 $2.34

Detailed Dickinson Transportation Costs Vs. North Dakota

Item Dickinson North Dakota
Potatoes $3.24 $3.29
Pizza $10.99 $10.62
Beer $10.36 $9.38
Optometrist $130.44 $108.57
Doctor $168.02 $116.17
Dentist $99.4 $99.13

Detailed Dickinson Utilities Costs Vs. North Dakota

Item Dickinson North Dakota
Gasoline $2.24 $2.22
Tire Balancing $57.24 $50.07
All Electricity $131.33 $167.67
Phone $187.57 $175.64

Dickinson SnackAbility

8
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
8
Affordability
8
Diversity
7
Safety
7
Amenities
8.5
Education
8
Commute
9.5

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