Everyone wants a home that mixes affordability with comfort and Wyoming does this very well. Families love the Equality State’s beaches, midlands, and mountains as tourists before moving here and calling it home.
But before you decide to relocate, you have to do some research into the exact cost of living around the state — and that’s how we’re going to help you.
These are the places in Wyoming that cost a pretty penny — the most expensive cities in the state.
After we saved up for months and could finally afford it, we landed on this list of the ten most expensive cities in Wyoming for 2018:
- Sheridan (Photos | Homes For Sale)
- Cody (Photos | Homes For Sale)
- Powell (Photos | Homes For Sale)
- Basin (Photos | Homes For Sale)
- Worland (Photos | Homes For Sale)
- Lovell (Photos | Homes For Sale)
- Greybull (Photos | Homes For Sale)
- Jackson (Photos | Homes For Sale)
- Star Valley Ranch (Homes For Sale)
- Pinedale (Photos | Homes For Sale)
So hopefully Mills (the cheapest place to live in Wyoming) can show these guys how to live on a budget in the coming years. Read on for how these places had costs rise faster than inflation.
Population: 17,421 Services: 101
Health Care: 106
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Sheridan is a city in Sheridan County, Wyoming, United States. The 2010 census put the population at 17,444 and a Micropolitan Statistical Area of 29,116. It is the county seat of Sheridan County.
Population: 6,261 Services: 101
Health Care: 106
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Powell is a city in Park County, Wyoming, United States. The population was 6,314 at the 2010 census. Powell is an All-America City and home to Northwest College.
Population: 9,646 Services: 87
Health Care: 106
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Jackson is a town in the Jackson Hole valley of Teton County, Wyoming, United States. The population was 9,577 at the 2010 census, up from 8,647 in 2000. It is the county seat of Teton County and is its largest town.
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How We Determined The Most Expensive Places To Live In The Equality State For 2018
There are basic necessities that you have to buy no matter where in the country you live. Those things include:
- Health Insurance
You can then compare the cost of these things in each of the places in Wyoming to figure out which is the most expensive.
What you are left with is a “Cost of Living Index” that normalizes to 100 for an average place in the United States.
So we used that cost of living index in order to rank all of the 41 places in Wyoming that have more than 5,000 people.
And just so you can better understand how the cost of living index works, 100 is the average cost of a place in the United States. A score of 90 means that the place cost 10% less than average.
San Francisco has a score of 243 meaning it’s almost 2.5 times as expensive as the average place in the country.
Taking A Chunk Out Of Your Paycheck
Well there you have it, the places in Wyoming that have the highest cost of living, with Sheridan ranking as the most expensive city in the Equality State.
If you’re curious, here are the least expensive cities in Wyoming:
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Detailed List Of The Most Expensive Cities In Wyoming
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