Sandy, UT Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
114
Sandy's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average
75 out of 92
In Utah
4,426 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 Sandy is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Sandy, UT?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Sandy has an overall cost of living index of 114 which is 1.1x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Utah, Sandy has a cost of living index that's 1.1x higher than Utah's index of 103.

The standard of living in Sandy ranks as #4,428 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Utah. By definition, that implies Sandy ranks as the #1,979 most expensive place in the Beehive State.

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Sandy Cost Of Living Vs. Utah

Living Expense Sandy Utah National Average
Overall 114 103 100
Services 100 98 100
Groceries 103 99 100
Health 104 93 100
Housing 147 114 100
Transportation 108 104 100
Utilities 90 93 100
For more reading on cost of living around Utah, check out:
Sandy Cost of Living Vs. UT

Sandy, 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.

$356,500
Median Home Value
$1,305
Median Rent
$94,018
Median Income
Statistic Sandy Utah United States
Median Home Value $356,500 $279,100 $217,500
Median Rent $1,305 $1,037 $1,062
Median Income $94,018 $71,621 $62,843
Home Value To Income 3.8x 3.9x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.17x 0.17x 0.2x

Detailed Sandy Services Costs Vs. Utah

Item Sandy Utah
Shampoo $1.02 $1.01
Movie $10.28 $10.72
Bowling $18.33 $13.86

Detailed Sandy Groceries Costs Vs. Utah

Item Sandy Utah
Ground Beef $4.26 $3.9
Fried Chicken $2.51 $1.4
Milk $1.55 $1.96

Detailed Sandy Health Costs Vs. Utah

Item Sandy Utah
Haircut $15.0 $17.49
Beauty Salon $40.6 $38.17
Toothpaste $2.47 $2.32

Detailed Sandy Transportation Costs Vs. Utah

Item Sandy Utah
Potatoes $3.33 $3.18
Pizza $10.99 $10.39
Beer $8.3 $9.23
Optometrist $94.0 $106.34
Doctor $115.75 $115.25
Dentist $107.17 $98.38

Detailed Sandy Utilities Costs Vs. Utah

Item Sandy Utah
Gasoline $2.77 $2.59
Tire Balancing $55.95 $48.9
All Electricity $133.74 $167.6
Phone $184.96 $163.42

Sandy SnackAbility

9
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
9/10
Housing
9
Affordability
7
Diversity
7
Safety
6
Amenities
9.5
Education
8.5
Commute
8

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Sandy

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Sandy
South Jordan, UT 71,198 123 1.1x
Lehi, UT 64,006 110 1.0x
Taylorsville, UT 60,138 101 0.9x
Murray, UT 49,105 106 0.9x
Draper, UT 48,000 127 1.1x
Riverton, UT 43,250 114 1.0x
Cottonwood Heights, UT 34,036 118 1.0x
Midvale, UT 33,318 102 0.9x
Holladay, UT 30,636 120 1.1x
Highland, UT 18,726 136 1.2x

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