Belle Plaine, MN Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2020-03-08
Belle Plaine'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 Belle Plaine is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Belle Plaine, MN?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Belle Plaine has an overall cost of living index of 98 which is 1.0x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Minnesota, Belle Plaine has a cost of living index that's 0.9x lower than Minnesota's index of 104.

The standard of living in Belle Plaine ranks as #2953 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in Minnesota. By definition, that implies Belle Plaine ranks as the #3453 most expensive place in the North Star State.

Belle Plaine Cost Of Living Vs. Minnesota

Living Expense Belle Plaine Minnesota National Average
Overall 98 104 100
Services 98 109 100
Groceries 103 106 100
Health 118 110 100
Housing 93 100 100
Transportation 99 100 100
Utilities 97 98 100
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Belle Plaine, 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.

Median Home Value
Median Rent
Median Income
Statistic Belle Plaine Minnesota United States
Median Home Value $207,600 $211,800 $204,900
Median Rent $777 $944 $1,023
Median Income $80,625 $68,411 $60,293
Home Value To Income 2.6x 3.1x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.12x 0.17x 0.2x

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Cost Of Living In Cities Around Belle Plaine

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Belle Plaine
Shakopee, MN 40,418 111 1.1x
Chaska, MN 25,998 112 1.1x
Prior Lake, MN 25,880 118 1.2x
Chanhassen, MN 25,357 125 1.3x
Waconia, MN 11,981 112 1.1x
Victoria, MN 9,032 129 1.3x
New Prague, MN 7,746 107 1.1x
Jordan, MN 6,155 109 1.1x

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