Alamosa, CO Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2020-03-08
89
Alamosa's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
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 Alamosa is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Alamosa, CO?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Alamosa has an overall cost of living index of 89 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Colorado, Alamosa has a cost of living index that's 0.8x lower than Colorado's index of 110.

The standard of living in Alamosa ranks as #1524 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in Colorado. By definition, that implies Alamosa ranks as the #4883 most expensive place in the Centennial State.

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Alamosa Cost Of Living Vs. Colorado

Living Expense Alamosa Colorado National Average
Overall 89 110 100
Services 96 103 100
Groceries 98 97 100
Health 92 104 100
Housing 73 134 100
Transportation 102 102 100
Utilities 92 86 100
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Alamosa Cost of Living Vs. CO

Alamosa, CO Housing Cost Breakdown

Housing swings affordability the most between places in Colorado, 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.

$161,700
Median Home Value
$639
Median Rent
$34,840
Median Income
Statistic Alamosa Colorado United States
Median Home Value $161,700 $313,600 $204,900
Median Rent $639 $1,196 $1,023
Median Income $34,840 $68,811 $60,293
Home Value To Income 4.6x 4.6x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.22x 0.21x 0.2x

Alamosa SnackAbility

3
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
6
Affordability
5
Diversity
9
Safety
3
Amenities
8.5
Education
7
Commute
10

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