Telluride, CO Cost of Living


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United States / Colorado / No Metro Area / San Miguel County / Telluride / Zip Codes

Telluride cost of living score
157
More expensive
57.0% higher
than the US average
30.3% higher
than the Colorado average
Telluride, Colorado gets a BestPlaces Cost of Living score of 157, which means the total cost of housing, food, childcare, transportation, healthcare, taxes, and other necessities is 57.0% higher than the U.S. average and 30.3% lower than the average for Colorado.

Telluride, CO

Housing costs in Telluride?
A typical home costs $1,819,200, which is 438.1% more expensive than the national average of $338,100 and 245.1% more expensive than the average Colorado home, at $527,200. Renting a two-bedroom unit in Telluride costs $2,900 per month, which is 102.8% more than the national average of $1,430 and 43.1% more than the state average of $1,650.

Can I afford Telluride?
To live comfortably in Telluride, Colorado, a minimum annual income of $348,480 for a family, and $88,000 for a single person is recommended.

What does A.I. say about Telluride?
The cost of living in Telluride, CO is quite high. According to a recent study, the cost of living index in Telluride is about 50% higher than the national average. Groceries and housing costs are particularly expensive, with the median home price being over $1 million and groceries costing more than 20% above the average. Other expenses such as transportation and utilities also tend to be higher than the national average. While this can make it difficult for some to afford living in Telluride, it's still a great place to live due to its breathtaking natural beauty and laid-back atmosphere.
   Cost of living score
     CategoriesTellurideColoradoUnited States
  157.0120.5100.0
  115.4100.7100
  80.083.8100.0
  385.7167.5100.0
  $1,819,200$527,200$338,100
  102.2%98.4%100.0%
  79.4106.7100.0
  140.8120.4100.0

   100=National Average

   Average Rent by Bedroom Size
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Affordable housing means something different in Telluride than most other places in the country. Here the Town subsidizes housing down to be affordable for purchase by  More

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