Reno, NV Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
110
Reno's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average
27 out of 33
In Nevada
4,134 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 Reno is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Reno, NV?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Reno has an overall cost of living index of 110 which is 1.1x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Nevada, Reno has a cost of living index that's 1.1x higher than Nevada's index of 103.

The standard of living in Reno ranks as #4,135 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Nevada. By definition, that implies Reno ranks as the #2,271 most expensive place in the Silver State.

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Reno Cost Of Living Vs. Nevada

Living Expense Reno Nevada National Average
Overall 110 103 100
Services 113 104 100
Groceries 100 98 100
Health 110 105 100
Housing 117 104 100
Transportation 113 112 100
Utilities 85 92 100
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Reno Cost of Living Vs. NV

Reno, 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.

$335,000
Median Home Value
$1,029
Median Rent
$58,790
Median Income
Statistic Reno Nevada United States
Median Home Value $335,000 $267,900 $217,500
Median Rent $1,029 $1,107 $1,062
Median Income $58,790 $60,365 $62,843
Home Value To Income 5.7x 4.4x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.21x 0.22x 0.2x

Detailed Reno Services Costs Vs. Nevada

Item Reno Nevada
Shampoo $1.02 $1.01
Movie $10.33 $10.72
Bowling $4.57 $13.86

Detailed Reno Groceries Costs Vs. Nevada

Item Reno Nevada
Ground Beef $3.52 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.55 $1.4
Milk $2.16 $1.96

Detailed Reno Health Costs Vs. Nevada

Item Reno Nevada
Haircut $17.55 $17.49
Beauty Salon $46.47 $38.17
Toothpaste $3.68 $2.32

Detailed Reno Transportation Costs Vs. Nevada

Item Reno Nevada
Potatoes $1.99 $3.18
Pizza $13.32 $10.39
Beer $8.19 $9.23
Optometrist $108.47 $106.34
Doctor $138.14 $115.25
Dentist $99.33 $98.38

Detailed Reno Utilities Costs Vs. Nevada

Item Reno Nevada
Gasoline $2.73 $2.59
Tire Balancing $44.33 $48.9
All Electricity $113.26 $167.6
Phone $30.01 $163.42

Reno SnackAbility

7
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
5
Diversity
9
Safety
5
Amenities
9
Education
8
Commute
8.5

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Reno

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Reno
Sparks, NV 100,589 107 1.0x
Sun Valley, NV 21,159 97 0.9x
Spanish Springs, NV 15,938 119 1.1x
Cold Springs, NV 9,633 105 1.0x
Lemmon Valley, NV 5,383 101 0.9x

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