Bedford, Indiana gets a BestPlaces Cost of Living index of 75.6, which means the total cost of housing, food, child care, transportation, health care, taxes, and other necessities is 24.4 percent lower than the U.S. average and 9.7 percent higher than the average for Indiana.
A typical home costs $165,300, which is 51.1 percent less expensive than the national average of $338,100 and 25.4 percent less expensive than the average Indiana home, at $221,600. Renting a two-bedroom unit in Bedford costs $1,270 per month, which is 11.2 percent cheaper than the national average of $1,430 and 22.8 percent cheaper than the state average of $980.
To live comfortably in Bedford, Indiana, a minimum annual income of $31,680 for a family, and $38,400 for a single person is recommended.
Our cost of living indices are based on a US average of 100. An amount below 100 means Bedford is cheaper than the US average. A cost of living index above 100 means Bedford, Indiana is more expensive.
Bedford cost of living is 75.6