Williston, ND Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-08
Williston's Overall Cost Of Living
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 Williston is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Williston, ND?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Williston 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, Williston has a cost of living index that's 1.1x higher than North Dakota's index of 97.

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

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Williston Cost Of Living Vs. North Dakota

Living Expense Williston North Dakota National Average
Overall 106 97 100
Services 102 98 100
Groceries 101 105 100
Health 116 113 100
Housing 116 84 100
Transportation 106 104 100
Utilities 90 92 100
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Williston Cost of Living Vs. ND

Williston, 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.

Median Home Value
Median Rent
Median Income
Statistic Williston North Dakota United States
Median Home Value $244,400 $199,900 $229,800
Median Rent $1,009 $828 $1,096
Median Income $76,873 $65,315 $64,994
Home Value To Income 3.2x 3.1x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.16x 0.15x 0.2x

Detailed Williston Services Costs Vs. North Dakota

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

Detailed Williston Groceries Costs Vs. North Dakota

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

Detailed Williston Health Costs Vs. North Dakota

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

Detailed Williston Transportation Costs Vs. North Dakota

Item Williston 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 Williston Utilities Costs Vs. North Dakota

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

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