According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Grand Forks has an overall cost of living index of 93 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.
Compared to only North Dakota, Grand Forks has a cost of living index that's 1.0x lower than North Dakota's index of 95.
The standard of living in Grand Forks ranks as #2224 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in North Dakota. By definition, that implies Grand Forks ranks as the #4182 most expensive place in the Peace Garden State.
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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.