Reno, NV Cost of Living

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Reno cost of living score
More expensive
18.6% higher
than the US average
8.1% higher
than the Nevada average
Reno, Nevada gets a BestPlaces Cost of Living score of 118.6, which means the total cost of housing, food, childcare, transportation, healthcare, taxes, and other necessities is 18.6% higher than the U.S. average and 8.1% lower than the average for Nevada.

Reno, NV

Housing costs in Reno?
A typical home costs $494,500, which is 46.3% more expensive than the national average of $338,100 and 18.6% more expensive than the average Nevada home, at $417,100. Renting a two-bedroom unit in Reno costs $1,680 per month, which is 17.5% more than the national average of $1,430 and 13.7% more than the state average of $1,450.

Can I afford Reno?
To live comfortably in Reno, Nevada, a minimum annual income of $94,680 for a family, and $53,200 for a single person is recommended.

What does A.I. say about Reno?
Reno, Nevada has plenty of attractions as well as a competitive cost-of-living that makes it worth considering. Homeowners can take advantage of different types of housing options ranging from low cost single family homes to modern villas - while renters also have access to some attractive deals these days too. Furthermore, groceries and transportation expenses remain quite reasonable compared with other US cities - giving you more bang out of your buck if you choose Reno as your home.
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K · Reno, NV

Pros: Absolutely beautiful. Lots to do outdoors. Lots of community events, live music, performing arts entertainment, street festivals, etc. Many areas are very  More

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Over 4 years ago

Yeah I moved here from the Midwest and wouldn’t ever go back. The weather, outdoor activities, closeness to national parks and the coast of California and Oregon are  More

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I was born and raised in San Jose, CA. Not when it was "silicon valley". I had to basically flee after my son was born, 20 years ago because I was drowning financially.  More

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