Apache Junction, AZ Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2020-03-08
Apache Junction's Overall Cost Of Living
Lower Than The National Average
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means Apache Junction is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Apache Junction, AZ?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Apache Junction has an overall cost of living index of 85 which is 0.8x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Arizona, Apache Junction has a cost of living index that's 0.9x lower than Arizona's index of 99.

The standard of living in Apache Junction ranks as #795 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in Arizona. By definition, that implies Apache Junction ranks as the #5611 most expensive place in the Grand Canyon State.

Apache Junction Cost Of Living Vs. Arizona

Living Expense Apache Junction Arizona National Average
Overall 85 99 100
Services 91 98 100
Groceries 100 99 100
Health 89 98 100
Housing 59 97 100
Transportation 100 104 100
Utilities 107 103 100
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Apache Junction, AZ Housing Cost Breakdown

Housing swings affordability the most between places in Arizona, so we broke down the statistics around housing costs into more detail. It's also important to consider median household incomes to make apples-to-apples comparisons across locations.

Home and income come data comes from the most recent US Census ACS 2014-2018.

Median Home Value
Median Rent
Median Income
Statistic Apache Junction Arizona United States
Median Home Value $97,400 $209,600 $204,900
Median Rent $761 $1,009 $1,023
Median Income $42,115 $56,213 $60,293
Home Value To Income 2.3x 3.7x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.22x 0.22x 0.2x

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Cost Of Living In Cities Around Apache Junction

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Apache Junction
Mesa, AZ 491,194 95 1.1x
Chandler, AZ 248,631 107 1.3x
Gilbert, AZ 237,484 110 1.3x
Tempe, AZ 183,652 102 1.2x
San Tan Valley, AZ 93,230 97 1.1x
Queen Creek, AZ 36,053 111 1.3x
Fountain Hills, AZ 24,490 120 1.4x
Gold Canyon, AZ 11,038 110 1.3x

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