Provo, UT Cost of Living


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Provo cost of living score
117.2
More expensive
17.2% higher
than the US average
2.6% higher
than the Utah average
Provo, Utah gets a BestPlaces Cost of Living score of 117.2, which means the total cost of housing, food, childcare, transportation, healthcare, taxes, and other necessities is 17.2% higher than the U.S. average and 2.6% lower than the average for Utah.

Provo, UT

Housing costs in Provo?
A typical home costs $454,100, which is 34.3% more expensive than the national average of $338,100 and 11.1% less expensive than the average Utah home, at $510,600. Renting a two-bedroom unit in Provo costs $1,070 per month, which is 25.2% cheaper than the national average of $1,430 and 19.6% cheaper than the state average of $1,280.

Can I afford Provo?
To live comfortably in Provo, Utah, a minimum annual income of $87,120 for a family, and $37,600 for a single person is recommended.

What does A.I. say about Provo?
Provo enjoys one of the lowest costs of living when compared to other Utah cities due largely to its absence of citywide sales taxes (outside county taxes). Median home prices sit near the state average with a price tag of roughly $300k while rental rates range between 650-800 depending upon desired location & amenities offered by property owner/management company. Grocery prices however remain 4% above US levels despite tending towards being more affordable when looking solely within Utah's borders
   Cost of living score
     CategoriesProvoUtahUnited States
  117.2114.2100.0
  94.193.2100
  101.7102.7100.0
  143.1157.3100.0
  $454,100$510,600$338,100
  94.6%94.6%100.0%
  85.491.2100.0
  106.691.0100.0

   100=National Average

   Average Rent by Bedroom Size
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Over 4 years ago

I was born in Provo and have lived in a few cities nearby my entire life. While I was raised in a semi-Mormon family, I am no longer LDS. I haven’t been for about 20  More

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Over 6 years ago

I live in Mississippi and im 15. Im looking for somewhere to relocate when I graduate college. Even though im 15 and I have a long way ahead before I even graduate  More

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Great Quality of life. People are  More

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