Cottonwood Heights, UT Cost Of Living

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
120
Cottonwood Heights's Overall Cost Of Living
1.2x
Higher Than The National Average
79 out of 91
In Utah
4,798 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 Cottonwood Heights is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Cottonwood Heights, UT?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Cottonwood Heights has an overall cost of living index of 120 which is 1.2x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Utah, Cottonwood Heights has a cost of living index that's 1.2x higher than Utah's index of 101.

The standard of living in Cottonwood Heights ranks as #4,800 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Utah. By definition, that implies Cottonwood Heights ranks as the #1,619 most expensive place in the Beehive State.

Cottonwood Heights Cost Of Living Vs. Utah

Living Expense Cottonwood Heights Utah National Average
Overall 120 101 100
Services 99 99 100
Groceries 101 98 100
Health 101 90 100
Housing 160 115 100
Transportation 112 108 100
Utilities 91 95 100
For more reading on cost of living around Utah, check out:
Cottonwood Heights Cost of Living Vs. UT

Cottonwood Heights, UT Housing Cost Breakdown

Housing swings affordability the most between places in Utah, 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.

$402,100
Median Home Value
$1,288
Median Rent
$95,427
Median Income
Statistic Cottonwood Heights Utah United States
Median Home Value $402,100 $305,400 $229,800
Median Rent $1,288 $1,090 $1,096
Median Income $95,427 $74,197 $64,994
Home Value To Income 4.2x 4.1x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.16x 0.18x 0.2x

Detailed Cottonwood Heights Services Costs Vs. Utah

Item Cottonwood Heights Utah
Shampoo $1.03 $1.06
Movie $10.88 $10.68
Bowling $19.37 $14.67

Detailed Cottonwood Heights Groceries Costs Vs. Utah

Item Cottonwood Heights Utah
Ground Beef $4.06 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.81 $1.39
Milk $1.73 $2.05

Detailed Cottonwood Heights Health Costs Vs. Utah

Item Cottonwood Heights Utah
Haircut $22.28 $18.62
Beauty Salon $34.97 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.19 $2.34

Detailed Cottonwood Heights Transportation Costs Vs. Utah

Item Cottonwood Heights Utah
Potatoes $2.47 $3.29
Pizza $11.32 $10.62
Beer $9.08 $9.38
Optometrist $89.78 $108.57
Doctor $107.49 $116.17
Dentist $101.65 $99.13

Detailed Cottonwood Heights Utilities Costs Vs. Utah

Item Cottonwood Heights Utah
Gasoline $2.44 $2.22
Tire Balancing $59.61 $50.07
All Electricity $134.97 $167.67
Phone $187.8 $175.64

Cottonwood Heights SnackAbility

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

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Cottonwood Heights

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Cottonwood Heights
Sandy, UT 96,137 113 0.9x
South Jordan, UT 73,695 124 1.0x
Lehi, UT 66,980 112 0.9x
Taylorsville, UT 59,926 103 0.9x
Murray, UT 48,969 106 0.9x
Draper, UT 48,594 127 1.1x
Riverton, UT 43,793 115 1.0x
Midvale, UT 33,708 104 0.9x
Holladay, UT 30,461 122 1.0x
South Salt Lake, UT 25,125 99 0.8x

Articles About Utah

Enjoy The Snack?