Safford, AZ Cost of Living

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Safford cost of living score
Less expensive
15.3% lower
than the US average
20.4% lower
than the Arizona average
Safford, Arizona gets a BestPlaces Cost of Living score of 84.7, which means the total cost of housing, food, childcare, transportation, healthcare, taxes, and other necessities is 15.3% lower than the U.S. average and 20.4% lower than the average for Arizona.

Safford, AZ

Housing costs in Safford?
A typical home costs $237,100, which is 29.9% less expensive than the national average of $338,100 and 41.8% less expensive than the average Arizona home, at $407,400. Renting a two-bedroom unit in Safford costs $1,040 per month, which is 27.3% cheaper than the national average of $1,430 and 49.0% cheaper than the state average of $1,550.

Can I afford Safford?
To live comfortably in Safford, Arizona, a minimum annual income of $45,360 for a family, and $34,400 for a single person is recommended.

What does A.I. say about Safford?
The cost of living in Safford, AZ is quite reasonable. Housing costs are significantly lower than the national average, with a median home value of $162,800. Utilities also tend to be lower than other parts of the country since water and electricity prices are significantly discounted thanks to a large solar plant nearby. Food prices are generally lower than the US average too, making Safford an affordable place to live for those looking for an escape from expensive city living. Additionally, there is no state income tax in Arizona which helps add to its affordability.
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Over 12 years ago

The newest percentage of unemployment in Graham County is 8.6 percent in mid-2012 , which is down quite a bit from 11.3 in  More

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Over 16 years ago

Safford and Graham county have only 2 seasons, summer and not summer. Too hot from june 1st through september. Allergies are a problem in this area due to dirty air and  More

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Our teachers are overwhelmed and most classes that I am aware of have at least 23 or more students. Some class sizes are reported to be above 30 per teacher. Our town  More

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