Wichita, Kansas vs. Longmont, Colorado

Cost of Living Comparison

A salary of $149,955 in Wichita, Kansas should increase to $221,073 in Longmont, Colorado (assumptions include Homeowner, no Child Care, and Taxes are not considered. Click here to customize.)

- Overall, Longmont, Colorado is more expensive than Wichita, Kansas
- Median Home Cost is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
- Median Home Cost is 210% more expensive in Longmont.
Cost of Living IndexesWichita, KSLongmont, CODifference
Overall Index: Homeowner, No Child care, Taxes Not Considered81.6120.347.4% more
Food & Groceries95.0101.46.7% more
Housing (Homeowner)55.9172.1207.9% more
Median Home Cost$172,400$535,800$363,400 (210.8% more)
Utilities103.598.25.1% less
Transportation80.492.515.0% more
Health102.985.516.9% less
Miscellaneous97.3109.712.7% more
100 = US Average. (Below 100 means cheaper than the US average. Above 100 means more expensive.)

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