Williston, ND Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2020-03-08
108
Williston's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average
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 108 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 95.

The standard of living in Williston ranks as #3965 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in North Dakota. By definition, that implies Williston ranks as the #2441 most expensive place in the Peace Garden State.

Williston Cost Of Living Vs. North Dakota

Living Expense Williston North Dakota National Average
Overall 108 95 100
Services 102 97 100
Groceries 113 106 100
Health 113 113 100
Housing 115 85 100
Transportation 113 104 100
Utilities 89 89 100
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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.

$249,400
Median Home Value
$910
Median Rent
$85,426
Median Income
Statistic Williston North Dakota United States
Median Home Value $249,400 $185,000 $204,900
Median Rent $910 $806 $1,023
Median Income $85,426 $63,473 $60,293
Home Value To Income 2.9x 2.9x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.13x 0.15x 0.2x

Williston SnackAbility

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

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