Santa Cruz County, AZ Cost of Living

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Santa Cruz cost of living score
Less expensive
18.4% lower
than the US average
23.3% lower
than the Arizona average
Santa Cruz Ariz County, Arizona gets a BestPlaces Cost of Living score of 81.6, which means the total cost of housing, food, childcare, transportation, healthcare, taxes, and other necessities is 18.4% lower than the U.S. average and 23.3% lower than the average for Arizona.

Santa Cruz County, AZ

Housing costs in Santa Cruz?
A typical home costs $253,600, which is 25.0% less expensive than the national average of $338,100 and 37.8% less expensive than the average Arizona home, at $407,400. Renting a two-bedroom unit in Santa Cruz costs $910 per month, which is 36.4% cheaper than the national average of $1,430 and 70.3% cheaper than the state average of $1,550.

Can I afford Santa Cruz?
To live comfortably in Santa Cruz Ariz County, Arizona, a minimum annual income of $48,600 for a family, and $27,600 for a single person is recommended.

What does A.I. say about Santa Cruz?
Santa Cruz, AZ County has an 81.6 Cost of Living index score, which is considered to be relatively low compared to the US average of 100. Although the median house value in Santa Cruz is a little over $253,600, it is still lower than the national average of $338,100. This suggests that living expenses such as rent and utilities in Santa Cruz are likely much more affordable than other areas in the US. This may make it a desirable location for those looking for an affordable place to live, while still enjoying all that Arizona has to offer.
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