Spearfish, SD Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-08
99
Spearfish's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average
19 out of 19
In South Dakota
3,027 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 Spearfish is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Spearfish, SD?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Spearfish has an overall cost of living index of 99 which is 1.0x lower than the national index of 100.

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

The standard of living in Spearfish ranks as #3,027 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in South Dakota. By definition, that implies Spearfish ranks as the #3,392 most expensive place in the Mount Rushmore State.

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Spearfish Cost Of Living Vs. South Dakota

Living Expense Spearfish South Dakota National Average
Overall 99 91 100
Services 105 94 100
Groceries 99 97 100
Health 100 96 100
Housing 98 79 100
Transportation 84 93 100
Utilities 87 88 100
For more reading on cost of living around South Dakota, check out:
Spearfish Cost of Living Vs. SD

Spearfish, 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.

$223,200
Median Home Value
$821
Median Rent
$50,072
Median Income
Statistic Spearfish South Dakota United States
Median Home Value $223,200 $174,600 $229,800
Median Rent $821 $761 $1,096
Median Income $50,072 $59,896 $64,994
Home Value To Income 4.5x 2.9x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.2x 0.15x 0.2x

Detailed Spearfish Services Costs Vs. South Dakota

Item Spearfish South Dakota
Shampoo $0.93 $1.06
Movie $10.49 $10.68
Bowling $13.56 $14.67

Detailed Spearfish Groceries Costs Vs. South Dakota

Item Spearfish South Dakota
Ground Beef $4.92 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.06 $1.39
Milk $2.31 $2.05

Detailed Spearfish Health Costs Vs. South Dakota

Item Spearfish South Dakota
Haircut $17.19 $18.62
Beauty Salon $35.16 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.3 $2.34

Detailed Spearfish Transportation Costs Vs. South Dakota

Item Spearfish South Dakota
Potatoes $3.93 $3.29
Pizza $10.82 $10.62
Beer $9.58 $9.38
Optometrist $162.6 $108.57
Doctor $104.4 $116.17
Dentist $97.4 $99.13

Detailed Spearfish Utilities Costs Vs. South Dakota

Item Spearfish South Dakota
Gasoline $1.89 $2.22
Tire Balancing $43.18 $50.07
All Electricity $133.84 $167.67
Phone $179.47 $175.64

Spearfish SnackAbility

8
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8
Affordability
6
Diversity
5
Safety
5
Amenities
7
Education
9
Commute
9.5

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Spearfish

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Spearfish
Box Elder, SD 9,937 88 0.9x
Rapid Valley, SD 8,553 93 0.9x
Sturgis, SD 6,914 87 0.9x
Belle Fourche, SD 5,628 86 0.9x

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