North Dakota Cost of Living


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North Dakota cost of living score
88.6
Less expensive
11.4% lower
than the US average
0.0% lower
than the North Dakota average
North Dakota gets a BestPlaces Cost of Living score of 88.6, which means the total cost of housing, food, childcare, transportation, healthcare, taxes, and other necessities is 11.4% lower than the U.S. average and 0.0% lower than the average for North Dakota.

North Dakota

Housing costs in North Dakota?
A typical home costs $240,700, which is 28.8% less expensive than the national average of $338,100 and 0.0% less expensive than the average North Dakota home, at $240,700. Renting a two-bedroom unit in North Dakota costs $920 per month, which is 35.7% cheaper than the national average of $1,430 and close to the state average of $920.

Can I afford North Dakota?
To live comfortably in North Dakota, a minimum annual income of $46,080 for a family, and $30,000 for a single person is recommended.

What does A.I. say about North Dakota?
Living in North Dakota State is relatively affordable compared to many other states. According to BestPlaces, the cost of living index in North Dakota is 84.61, which is lower than the national average of 100. Housing costs make up a large portion of the cost of living in any area and North Dakota State is no different. The median rent for a one bedroom apartment in North Dakota State is around $700 per month while the median price for a house is around $210,000. Additionally, groceries are very affordable at 8% below the national average, making it possible to find great deals when shopping for food items. Utility costs are also relatively low throughout the state as they are 11% below the national average. Overall, living in North Dakota State can be considered quite affordable with its low cost of living that makes it a great option for those looking to relocate on a budget or save money on their monthly expenses.
   Cost of living score
     CategoriesNorth Dakota, North DakotaUnited States
  88.6100.0
  95.1100
  103.4100.0
  82.3100.0
  $240,700$338,100
  89.4%100.0%
  74.4100.0
  92.5100.0

   100=National Average

   Average Rent by Bedroom Size
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I have lived in Bismarck for most of my life and I really do enjoy it. It does have its pitfalls being it does have very extremes when it comes to weather. Much of the  More

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Two thirds of the peope in Washington state are 24/7/365 indoor and outdoor wood burners. People have no hobbies, interests, commom sense, intelligence or compassion for  More

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Over 14 years ago

Out in the middle part of North Dakota roads are poorly maintained. I have seen numerous people miss up their alignment, hurt the bottom of their car, etc. due to  More

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