Brandon, SD Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-08
98
Brandon's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average
17 out of 19
In South Dakota
2,890 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 Brandon is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Brandon, SD?

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

Compared to only South Dakota, Brandon has a cost of living index that's 1.1x higher than South Dakota's index of 91.

The standard of living in Brandon ranks as #2,890 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in South Dakota. By definition, that implies Brandon ranks as the #3,528 most expensive place in the Mount Rushmore State.

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Brandon Cost Of Living Vs. South Dakota

Living Expense Brandon South Dakota National Average
Overall 98 91 100
Services 97 94 100
Groceries 101 97 100
Health 121 96 100
Housing 97 79 100
Transportation 99 93 100
Utilities 98 88 100
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Brandon Cost of Living Vs. SD

Brandon, 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.

$245,500
Median Home Value
$905
Median Rent
$93,536
Median Income
Statistic Brandon South Dakota United States
Median Home Value $245,500 $174,600 $229,800
Median Rent $905 $761 $1,096
Median Income $93,536 $59,896 $64,994
Home Value To Income 2.6x 2.9x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.12x 0.15x 0.2x

Detailed Brandon Services Costs Vs. South Dakota

Item Brandon South Dakota
Shampoo $0.92 $1.06
Movie $8.83 $10.68
Bowling $9.17 $14.67

Detailed Brandon Groceries Costs Vs. South Dakota

Item Brandon South Dakota
Ground Beef $4.86 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.64 $1.39
Milk $2.14 $2.05

Detailed Brandon Health Costs Vs. South Dakota

Item Brandon South Dakota
Haircut $21.16 $18.62
Beauty Salon $30.55 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.27 $2.34

Detailed Brandon Transportation Costs Vs. South Dakota

Item Brandon South Dakota
Potatoes $3.84 $3.29
Pizza $11.66 $10.62
Beer $8.98 $9.38
Optometrist $125.17 $108.57
Doctor $204.33 $116.17
Dentist $101.0 $99.13

Detailed Brandon Utilities Costs Vs. South Dakota

Item Brandon South Dakota
Gasoline $2.2 $2.22
Tire Balancing $47.72 $50.07
All Electricity $157.58 $167.67
Phone $182.1 $175.64

Brandon SnackAbility

7
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
9/10
Housing
8
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
4
Safety
9
Amenities
8.5
Education
9
Commute
8.5

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Brandon

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Brandon
Sioux Falls, SD 180,927 95 1.0x
Harrisburg, SD 6,420 98 1.0x
Tea, SD 5,714 98 1.0x

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