Harrisburg, SD Cost Of Living

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
Harrisburg's Overall Cost Of Living
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 Harrisburg is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Harrisburg, SD?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Harrisburg 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, Harrisburg has a cost of living index that's 1.1x higher than South Dakota's index of 91.

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

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Harrisburg Cost Of Living Vs. South Dakota

Living Expense Harrisburg South Dakota National Average
Overall 98 91 100
Services 96 94 100
Groceries 104 97 100
Health 122 96 100
Housing 88 79 100
Transportation 98 93 100
Utilities 96 88 100
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Harrisburg Cost of Living Vs. SD

Harrisburg, 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 Harrisburg South Dakota United States
Median Home Value $210,200 $174,600 $229,800
Median Rent $1,016 $761 $1,096
Median Income $78,826 $59,896 $64,994
Home Value To Income 2.7x 2.9x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.15x 0.15x 0.2x

Detailed Harrisburg Services Costs Vs. South Dakota

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

Detailed Harrisburg Groceries Costs Vs. South Dakota

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

Detailed Harrisburg Health Costs Vs. South Dakota

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

Detailed Harrisburg Transportation Costs Vs. South Dakota

Item Harrisburg 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 Harrisburg Utilities Costs Vs. South Dakota

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

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Cost Of Living In Cities Around Harrisburg

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Harrisburg
Sioux Falls, SD 180,927 95 1.0x
Brandon, SD 10,030 98 1.0x
Tea, SD 5,714 98 1.0x

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