Utah gets a BestPlaces Cost of Living index of 114.2, which means the total cost of housing, food, child care, transportation, health care, taxes, and other necessities is 14.2 percent higher than the U.S. average and 14.2 percent lower than the average for Utah.
A typical home costs $510,600, which is 51.0 percent more expensive than the national average of $338,100 and 51.0 percent more expensive than the average Utah home, at $338,100. Renting a two-bedroom unit in Utah costs $1,280 per month, which is 10.5 percent more than the national average of $1,430 and close to the state average of $1,280.
To live comfortably in Utah, a minimum annual income of $97,920 for a family, and $42,800 for a single person is recommended.
Our cost of living indices are based on a US average of 100. An amount below 100 means Utah is cheaper than the US average. A cost of living index above 100 means Utah, Utah is more expensive.
Utah cost of living is 114.2