St. Paul, MN Cost of Living

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St. Paul cost of living score
More expensive
2.3% higher
than the US average
5.2% higher
than the Minnesota average
St. Paul, Minnesota gets a BestPlaces Cost of Living score of 102.3, which means the total cost of housing, food, childcare, transportation, healthcare, taxes, and other necessities is 2.3% higher than the U.S. average and 5.2% higher than the average for Minnesota.

St. Paul, MN

Housing costs in St. Paul?
A typical home costs $268,200, which is 20.7% less expensive than the national average of $338,100 and 13.3% less expensive than the average Minnesota home, at $309,500. Renting a two-bedroom unit in St. Paul costs $1,340 per month, which is 6.3% cheaper than the national average of $1,430 and 7.5% more than the state average of $1,240.

Can I afford St. Paul?
To live comfortably in St. Paul, Minnesota, a minimum annual income of $51,480 for a family, and $43,600 for a single person is recommended.

What does A.I. say about St. Paul?
St. Paul, Minnesota is quickly becoming one of America's premier destinations for those looking for excellent quality-of-life without spending too much. Homeowners can benefit from different types of housing options ranging from inexpensive single family homes to beachfront villas - while renters also have access to lots of great deals today too. Additionally, food and transportation costs are much lower than other major US cities - giving you more value for your dollar if you select St. Paul as your home.
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Over 6 years ago

St Paul is a nice city to live, especially for raising a family. I am a transplant, moving here 33 years ago at the age of 26. I am self employed in the remodeling  More

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Over 6 years ago

I have lived in Minnesota my whole life and I’m 50+. As you get older the humidity is unbearable and the mosquitoes seem to get bigger?! I can count on one hand how  More

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Over 7 years ago

The MPA community is the most at home I have ever felt.  More

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