Grand Junction, CO Cost of Living

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Grand Junction cost of living score
Less expensive
0.9% lower
than the US average
17.8% lower
than the Colorado average
Grand Junction, Colorado gets a BestPlaces Cost of Living score of 99.1, which means the total cost of housing, food, childcare, transportation, healthcare, taxes, and other necessities is 0.9% lower than the U.S. average and 17.8% lower than the average for Colorado.

Grand Junction, CO

Housing costs in Grand Junction?
A typical home costs $373,700, which is 10.5% more expensive than the national average of $338,100 and 29.1% less expensive than the average Colorado home, at $527,200. Renting a two-bedroom unit in Grand Junction costs $1,150 per month, which is 19.6% cheaper than the national average of $1,430 and 43.5% cheaper than the state average of $1,650.

Can I afford Grand Junction?
To live comfortably in Grand Junction, Colorado, a minimum annual income of $71,640 for a family, and $34,800 for a single person is recommended.

What does A.I. say about Grand Junction?
Grand Junction, Colorado is a city with a cost of living that is slightly below the national average. According to data from area real estate, the median value of homes in Grand Junction is $373,700, substantially lower than the US average of $338,100. This suggests that living in Grand Junction may be more affordable than other cities across the country. In addition to this, the Cost of Living Index places Grand Junction at 96 compared to 100 nationally. This means that everyday expenses in Grand Junction are around 4% less than other cities. Overall, Grand Junction is an affordable place to live with costs that are just below national averages.
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Grand Junction is another one of those fast growing places due to its cheaper than average cost of living. However with each passing year, that once $600 a month one  More

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I’ve lived in Grand Junction for 18 years, but have been coming here (girlfriend, wife, family) since 1992. I think the biggest change or challenge for long time locals,  More

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Over 3 years ago

I've lived in Grand Junction for 14 months and it is a nice area, but very expensive to live. There is an ongoing housing crisis due to poor city planning and it has  More

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