Idaho Falls, ID Cost of Living


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Idaho Falls cost of living score
94.3
Less expensive
5.7% lower
than the US average
10.6% lower
than the Idaho average
Idaho Falls, Idaho gets a BestPlaces Cost of Living score of 94.3, which means the total cost of housing, food, childcare, transportation, healthcare, taxes, and other necessities is 5.7% lower than the U.S. average and 10.6% lower than the average for Idaho.

Idaho Falls, ID

Housing costs in Idaho Falls?
A typical home costs $344,700, which is 2.0% more expensive than the national average of $338,100 and 22.5% less expensive than the average Idaho home, at $445,000. Renting a two-bedroom unit in Idaho Falls costs $960 per month, which is 32.9% cheaper than the national average of $1,430 and 16.7% cheaper than the state average of $1,120.

Can I afford Idaho Falls?
To live comfortably in Idaho Falls, Idaho, a minimum annual income of $65,880 for a family, and $31,200 for a single person is recommended.

What does A.I. say about Idaho Falls?
Idaho Falls, ID is known for its relatively low cost of living when compared to the US average. According to statistics, the cost of living in Idaho Falls, ID is 93.1 compared to the US average of 100. This lower cost of living means that residents are able to live comfortably within their budget and still enjoy a variety of amenities that are available in Idaho Falls. Despite this lower cost of living, however, the median value for homes in Idaho Falls is still higher than the overall US average at $344700 compared to $338100 for the US as a whole.
   Cost of living score
     CategoriesIdaho FallsIdahoUnited States
  94.3105.5100.0
  91.394.4100
  108.3104.5100.0
  103.3136.8100.0
  $344,700$445,000$338,100
  88.9%89.3%100.0%
  74.481.6100.0
  90.579.5100.0

   100=National Average

   Average Rent by Bedroom Size
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Over 2 years ago

After escaping the liberalism in California I moved here with my family and loved the friendly folks, cleanliness, and beautiful views. Some things that I dislike is the  More

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I have lived here for about 17 years. I will admit that I have difficulty with the winter, the wind and the traffic. It seems that the traffic is constantly getting  More

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Anywhere in Idaho, Montana, Wyoming and Utah are now THEe BEST places to live. There is a reason people are flocking there...to live red, since blue has driven them out  More

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