South Salt Lake, UT Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
98
South Salt Lake's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average
24 out of 92
In Utah
2,952 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 South Salt Lake is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in South Salt Lake, UT?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, South Salt Lake has an overall cost of living index of 98 which is 1.0x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Utah, South Salt Lake has a cost of living index that's 1.0x lower than Utah's index of 103.

The standard of living in South Salt Lake ranks as #2,953 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Utah. By definition, that implies South Salt Lake ranks as the #3,453 most expensive place in the Beehive State.

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South Salt Lake Cost Of Living Vs. Utah

Living Expense South Salt Lake Utah National Average
Overall 98 103 100
Services 100 98 100
Groceries 103 99 100
Health 104 93 100
Housing 91 114 100
Transportation 108 104 100
Utilities 90 93 100
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South Salt Lake Cost of Living Vs. UT

South Salt Lake, 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.

$226,000
Median Home Value
$908
Median Rent
$47,813
Median Income
Statistic South Salt Lake Utah United States
Median Home Value $226,000 $279,100 $217,500
Median Rent $908 $1,037 $1,062
Median Income $47,813 $71,621 $62,843
Home Value To Income 4.7x 3.9x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.23x 0.17x 0.2x

Detailed South Salt Lake Services Costs Vs. Utah

Item South Salt Lake Utah
Shampoo $1.02 $1.01
Movie $10.28 $10.72
Bowling $18.33 $13.86

Detailed South Salt Lake Groceries Costs Vs. Utah

Item South Salt Lake Utah
Ground Beef $4.26 $3.9
Fried Chicken $2.51 $1.4
Milk $1.55 $1.96

Detailed South Salt Lake Health Costs Vs. Utah

Item South Salt Lake Utah
Haircut $15.0 $17.49
Beauty Salon $40.6 $38.17
Toothpaste $2.47 $2.32

Detailed South Salt Lake Transportation Costs Vs. Utah

Item South Salt Lake 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 South Salt Lake Utilities Costs Vs. Utah

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

South Salt Lake SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
8
Affordability
5
Diversity
9.5
Safety
3
Amenities
9
Education
7
Commute
8.5

Cost Of Living In Cities Around South Salt Lake

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. South Salt Lake
West Jordan, UT 114,138 107 1.1x
Sandy, UT 96,127 114 1.2x
South Jordan, UT 71,198 123 1.3x
Lehi, UT 64,006 110 1.1x
Millcreek, UT 60,557 113 1.2x
Taylorsville, UT 60,138 101 1.0x
Murray, UT 49,105 106 1.1x
Draper, UT 48,000 127 1.3x
Riverton, UT 43,250 114 1.2x
Kearns, UT 37,748 99 1.0x

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