Elko, NV Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
98
Elko's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average
10 out of 33
In Nevada
2,952 out of 6,399
In America
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means Elko is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Elko, NV?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Elko has an overall cost of living index of 98 which is 1.0x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Nevada, Elko has a cost of living index that's 1.0x lower than Nevada's index of 103.

The standard of living in Elko ranks as #2,953 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Nevada. By definition, that implies Elko ranks as the #3,453 most expensive place in the Silver State.

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Elko Cost Of Living Vs. Nevada

Living Expense Elko Nevada National Average
Overall 98 103 100
Services 92 104 100
Groceries 90 98 100
Health 91 105 100
Housing 112 104 100
Transportation 103 112 100
Utilities 82 92 100
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Elko Cost of Living Vs. NV

Elko, NV Housing Cost Breakdown

Housing swings affordability the most between places in Nevada, 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.

$232,100
Median Home Value
$1,021
Median Rent
$79,205
Median Income
Statistic Elko Nevada United States
Median Home Value $232,100 $267,900 $217,500
Median Rent $1,021 $1,107 $1,062
Median Income $79,205 $60,365 $62,843
Home Value To Income 2.9x 4.4x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.15x 0.22x 0.2x

Detailed Elko Services Costs Vs. Nevada

Item Elko Nevada
Shampoo $0.96 $1.01
Movie $10.0 $10.72
Bowling $10.67 $13.86

Detailed Elko Groceries Costs Vs. Nevada

Item Elko Nevada
Ground Beef $4.04 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.03 $1.4
Milk $1.61 $1.96

Detailed Elko Health Costs Vs. Nevada

Item Elko Nevada
Haircut $12.3 $17.49
Beauty Salon $27.0 $38.17
Toothpaste $2.51 $2.32

Detailed Elko Transportation Costs Vs. Nevada

Item Elko Nevada
Potatoes $1.58 $3.18
Pizza $9.99 $10.39
Beer $8.56 $9.23
Optometrist $97.6 $106.34
Doctor $100.83 $115.25
Dentist $92.4 $98.38

Detailed Elko Utilities Costs Vs. Nevada

Item Elko Nevada
Gasoline $2.82 $2.59
Tire Balancing $47.0 $48.9
All Electricity $124.1 $167.6
Phone $168.15 $163.42

Elko SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8
Affordability
8
Diversity
8.5
Safety
5
Amenities
8
Education
6
Commute
6

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