Casper, WY Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-08
97
Casper's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average
7 out of 18
In Wyoming
2,747 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 Casper is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Casper, WY?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Casper has an overall cost of living index of 97 which is 1.0x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Wyoming, Casper has a cost of living index that's 1.0x lower than Wyoming's index of 100.

The standard of living in Casper ranks as #2,747 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Wyoming. By definition, that implies Casper ranks as the #3,672 most expensive place in the Equality State.

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Casper Cost Of Living Vs. Wyoming

Living Expense Casper Wyoming National Average
Overall 97 100 100
Services 109 104 100
Groceries 98 101 100
Health 100 98 100
Housing 99 101 100
Transportation 87 88 100
Utilities 89 89 100
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Casper Cost of Living Vs. WY

Casper, WY Housing Cost Breakdown

Housing swings affordability the most between places in Wyoming, 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.

$213,900
Median Home Value
$842
Median Rent
$59,412
Median Income
Statistic Casper Wyoming United States
Median Home Value $213,900 $228,000 $229,800
Median Rent $842 $853 $1,096
Median Income $59,412 $65,304 $64,994
Home Value To Income 3.6x 3.5x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.17x 0.16x 0.2x

Detailed Casper Services Costs Vs. Wyoming

Item Casper Wyoming
Shampoo $0.93 $1.06
Movie $10.49 $10.68
Bowling $13.56 $14.67

Detailed Casper Groceries Costs Vs. Wyoming

Item Casper Wyoming
Ground Beef $4.92 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.06 $1.39
Milk $2.31 $2.05

Detailed Casper Health Costs Vs. Wyoming

Item Casper Wyoming
Haircut $17.19 $18.62
Beauty Salon $35.16 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.3 $2.34

Detailed Casper Transportation Costs Vs. Wyoming

Item Casper Wyoming
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 Casper Utilities Costs Vs. Wyoming

Item Casper Wyoming
Gasoline $1.89 $2.22
Tire Balancing $43.18 $50.07
All Electricity $133.84 $167.67
Phone $179.47 $175.64

Casper SnackAbility

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

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City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Casper
Douglas, WY 6,369 100 1.0x

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