Vermillion, SD Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
88
Vermillion's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
6 out of 19
In South Dakota
1,324 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 Vermillion is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Vermillion, SD?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Vermillion has an overall cost of living index of 88 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only South Dakota, Vermillion has a cost of living index that's 1.0x lower than South Dakota's index of 90.

The standard of living in Vermillion ranks as #1,324 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in South Dakota. By definition, that implies Vermillion ranks as the #5,083 most expensive place in the Mount Rushmore State.

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Vermillion Cost Of Living Vs. South Dakota

Living Expense Vermillion South Dakota National Average
Overall 88 90 100
Services 96 96 100
Groceries 96 99 100
Health 107 102 100
Housing 72 77 100
Transportation 91 96 100
Utilities 85 88 100
For more reading on cost of living around South Dakota, check out:
Vermillion Cost of Living Vs. SD

Vermillion, 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.

$159,600
Median Home Value
$740
Median Rent
$40,874
Median Income
Statistic Vermillion South Dakota United States
Median Home Value $159,600 $167,100 $217,500
Median Rent $740 $747 $1,062
Median Income $40,874 $58,275 $62,843
Home Value To Income 3.9x 2.9x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.22x 0.15x 0.2x

Detailed Vermillion Services Costs Vs. South Dakota

Item Vermillion South Dakota
Shampoo $1.13 $1.01
Movie $9.75 $10.72
Bowling $15.19 $13.86

Detailed Vermillion Groceries Costs Vs. South Dakota

Item Vermillion South Dakota
Ground Beef $3.19 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.91 $1.4
Milk $2.13 $1.96

Detailed Vermillion Health Costs Vs. South Dakota

Item Vermillion South Dakota
Haircut $16.15 $17.49
Beauty Salon $30.2 $38.17
Toothpaste $2.13 $2.32

Detailed Vermillion Transportation Costs Vs. South Dakota

Item Vermillion South Dakota
Potatoes $2.49 $3.18
Pizza $10.49 $10.39
Beer $8.79 $9.23
Optometrist $124.0 $106.34
Doctor $142.5 $115.25
Dentist $100.0 $98.38

Detailed Vermillion Utilities Costs Vs. South Dakota

Item Vermillion South Dakota
Gasoline $2.58 $2.59
Tire Balancing $38.4 $48.9
All Electricity $124.73 $167.6
Phone $178.51 $163.42

Vermillion SnackAbility

7
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
6
Affordability
5
Diversity
7
Safety
6
Amenities
8.5
Education
9
Commute
10

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Vermillion

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Vermillion
Le Mars, IA 9,941 87 1.0x
Sioux Center, IA 7,534 94 1.1x
Harrisburg, SD 6,087 93 1.1x
Wayne, NE 5,557 86 1.0x
Tea, SD 5,397 94 1.1x

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