Belle Fourche, SD Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
Belle Fourche's Overall Cost Of Living
Lower Than The National Average
3 out of 19
In South Dakota
938 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 Belle Fourche is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Belle Fourche, SD?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Belle Fourche has an overall cost of living index of 86 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only South Dakota, Belle Fourche has a cost of living index that's 0.9x lower than South Dakota's index of 91.

The standard of living in Belle Fourche ranks as #938 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in South Dakota. By definition, that implies Belle Fourche ranks as the #5,481 most expensive place in the Mount Rushmore State.

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Belle Fourche Cost Of Living Vs. South Dakota

Living Expense Belle Fourche South Dakota National Average
Overall 86 91 100
Services 94 94 100
Groceries 98 97 100
Health 96 96 100
Housing 65 79 100
Transportation 92 93 100
Utilities 88 88 100
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Belle Fourche Cost of Living Vs. SD

Belle Fourche, SD Housing Cost Breakdown

Housing swings affordability the most between places in South 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 Belle Fourche South Dakota United States
Median Home Value $130,900 $174,600 $229,800
Median Rent $768 $761 $1,096
Median Income $48,212 $59,896 $64,994
Home Value To Income 2.7x 2.9x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.19x 0.15x 0.2x

Detailed Belle Fourche Services Costs Vs. South Dakota

Item Belle Fourche South Dakota
Shampoo $1.17 $1.06
Movie $9.0 $10.68
Bowling $12.0 $14.67

Detailed Belle Fourche Groceries Costs Vs. South Dakota

Item Belle Fourche South Dakota
Ground Beef $3.94 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.34 $1.39
Milk $2.02 $2.05

Detailed Belle Fourche Health Costs Vs. South Dakota

Item Belle Fourche South Dakota
Haircut $15.74 $18.62
Beauty Salon $23.63 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.17 $2.34

Detailed Belle Fourche Transportation Costs Vs. South Dakota

Item Belle Fourche South Dakota
Potatoes $2.6 $3.29
Pizza $11.2 $10.62
Beer $9.52 $9.38
Optometrist $174.08 $108.57
Doctor $118.42 $116.17
Dentist $77.12 $99.13

Detailed Belle Fourche Utilities Costs Vs. South Dakota

Item Belle Fourche South Dakota
Gasoline $2.1 $2.22
Tire Balancing $42.58 $50.07
All Electricity $134.29 $167.67
Phone $187.6 $175.64

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Cost Of Living In Cities Around Belle Fourche

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Belle Fourche
Spearfish, SD 11,702 99 1.2x
Sturgis, SD 6,914 87 1.0x

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