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Cost of Living

Stunning Views, Surprising Value

Expect awe-inspiring views, not jaw-dropping prices when comes to the cost of living in Colorado Springs. Prices for home, rentals, utilities and other quality of life components are competitive and, in some cases, lower than national averages. Paired with high-quality job growth, the region’s affordability offers the financial freedom to enjoy an ideally crafted lifestyle. Spend more time and less money on the things that matter when you live in Colorado Springs.


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 Huntsville ALSan Antonio TXOmaha NEFort Worth TXNational AverageSalt Lake City UTPhoenix AZColorado Springs CODallas TXChicago ILLos Angeles-Long Beach CASeattle WA
Composite (100%)90.99394.394.6100101.9102.1104.4106.6124.2147.7155.9
Grocery (14.16%)9789.598.498.210099.897.597.999.4106.3113.1128.3
Housing (27.87%)7089.788.281.1100105.9112.4108.8113.8163.6229.4229.6
Utilities (9.30%)95.388.895.5107.710090.1106.298.5108.292.2107.8108.9
Transportation (8.87%)94.89196.986.8100110.5105107.191.6114.7134.1140.7
Health (4.69%)95.386.694.997.110098.589.6104.2113.798.6110.3126.5
Miscellaneous (35.11%)102.499.696.3101.9100100.995.6104.5106.2114.3115.9128.8
Source: C2ER 2021 Q1 data release

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