Alexandria, MN Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2020-03-08
101
Alexandria's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Higher Than The National Average
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means Alexandria is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Alexandria, MN?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Alexandria has an overall cost of living index of 101 which is 1.0x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Minnesota, Alexandria has a cost of living index that's 1.0x lower than Minnesota's index of 104.

The standard of living in Alexandria ranks as #3314 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in Minnesota. By definition, that implies Alexandria ranks as the #3093 most expensive place in the North Star State.

Alexandria Cost Of Living Vs. Minnesota

Living Expense Alexandria Minnesota National Average
Overall 101 104 100
Services 112 109 100
Groceries 116 106 100
Health 115 110 100
Housing 83 100 100
Transportation 95 100 100
Utilities 100 98 100
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Alexandria Cost of Living Vs. MN

Alexandria, MN Housing Cost Breakdown

Housing swings affordability the most between places in Minnesota, 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.

$176,500
Median Home Value
$738
Median Rent
$49,708
Median Income
Statistic Alexandria Minnesota United States
Median Home Value $176,500 $211,800 $204,900
Median Rent $738 $944 $1,023
Median Income $49,708 $68,411 $60,293
Home Value To Income 3.6x 3.1x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.18x 0.17x 0.2x

Alexandria SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
7
Affordability
7
Diversity
5
Safety
5
Amenities
8
Education
8
Commute
10

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Alexandria

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Alexandria
Fergus Falls, MN 13,647 89 0.9x
Little Falls, MN 8,664 95 0.9x
Morris, MN 5,353 100 1.0x

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