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  COST OF LIVING OVERVIEW
  

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

Overall, Salt Lake City, Utah cost of living is 115.00.

  COST OF LIVINGSalt Lake City, UtahUnited States
  Overall  115100
  Grocery  95.3100
  Health  93100
  Housing  155100
  Utilities  81100
  Transportation  98100
  Miscellaneous  100100
  COST OF LIVING COMMENTS
  
Small business , bad environmental laws segregat
Being a small business owner here in Slc Sugar House to be exact , I'm here to tell u that since right after the holidays business has tanked , this has been the... (read more)
Great Economy
The economy is doing awesome right now. We are proud of Utah's 2.9% unemployment rate and low turnover at most jobs. There is growth in all areas including retail,... (read more)
Inversions
The only real negative above and beyond those common to all big cities is the air quality. The inversions especially in the winter are just horrific. There are just too... (read more)
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  GENERAL COMMENTS
  
People in Salt Lake City smell disgusting and are
Salt Lake city is home to some of the most uneducated and foul smelling residents in the United States. I would avoid this place at all costs!!! They natives steal,... (read more)
Great place to live in 1987
If you are skier,great...go to Park City, if you can afford it.If you are LDS (mormon) move to Idaho.Bad air quality 9 months of the year from Ogden to Provo,the entire... (read more)
re: All That Glitters is NOT Gold - 3/14/2013
It is a shame that so many people have to stereo-type the Mormons. Miranna's posting is sprinkled with truths and exaggerated facts. A few real facts for you: 1. There... (read more)
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