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Cost of Living

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Our cost of living indices are based on a US average of 100. An amount below 100 means Phoenix, Arizona is cheaper than the US average. A cost of living index above 100 means Phoenix, Arizona is more expensive.

Phoenix, Arizona cost of living is 99.40.

Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
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  COST OF LIVINGPhoenix, ArizonaUnited States
  Overall  99100
  Grocery  98.6100
  Health  95100
  Housing  103100
  Utilities  98100
  Transportation  101100
  Miscellaneous  96100


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Arizona native for 43 years

The description of Phoenix really isn't accurate. Average commute time is not 15 minutes, its typically 30-45 minutes based on traffic. Schools are also crowded with... (Read More)



Like Groundhog Day

I'll be brief. I've lived in several different states in the US, and have lived/worked overseas as well (non-military). I hate Phoenix and its metropolitan... (Read More)



Not a wholesome town

I would rate Phoenix only 1 star because after moving and living near Phoenix we have made a decision to leave. We moved here from the Chicago suburbs for a professional... (Read More)



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