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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 North Dakota, North Dakota is cheaper than the US average. A cost of living index above 100 means North Dakota, North Dakota is more expensive.

Overall, North Dakota, North Dakota cost of living is 105.30.

  COST OF LIVINGNorth Dakota, North DakotaUnited States
  Overall  105100
  Grocery  102.8100
  Health  103100
  Housing  117100
  Utilities  83100
  Transportation  95100
  Miscellaneous  104100


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Road Conditions
Out in the middle part of North Dakota roads are poorly maintained. I have seen numerous people miss up their alignment, hurt the bottom of their car, etc. due to... (read more)
the wind and the weather
I'm not from here, though I did move here, but this is not my best place to live. Too cold in the winter, too windy, and too sterile. No stores can open on Sunday till... (read more)
I have lived in North Dakota for three years and I have never really liked it. It is cold and boring, but some people love... (read more)
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Best kept secret
I moved away from the Mpls/St.Paul area as the cost of living was too high in comparison to the wages. I easily make as much in North Dakota as I made in Mn. but the... (read more)
If you are even thinking about moving to Bismarck
I am going to make this easy for you yes' and no's will tell you whether you belong here. Do you think low breastfeeding rates are good? thats one point for north... (read more)
North Dakota
North Dakota highlights include good people, historic and scenic draws for tourism, and four... (read more)
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