Pierre, SD Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2020-03-08
92
Pierre'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 Pierre is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Pierre, SD?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Pierre has an overall cost of living index of 92 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only South Dakota, Pierre has a cost of living index that's 1.0x higher than South Dakota's index of 90.

The standard of living in Pierre ranks as #2060 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in South Dakota. By definition, that implies Pierre ranks as the #4346 most expensive place in the Mount Rushmore State.

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Pierre Cost Of Living Vs. South Dakota

Living Expense Pierre South Dakota National Average
Overall 92 90 100
Services 96 96 100
Groceries 102 99 100
Health 97 102 100
Housing 81 77 100
Transportation 102 96 100
Utilities 91 88 100
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Pierre Cost of Living Vs. SD

Pierre, SD Housing Cost Breakdown

Housing swings affordability the most between places in South Dakota, 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.

$171,000
Median Home Value
$617
Median Rent
$60,077
Median Income
Statistic Pierre South Dakota United States
Median Home Value $171,000 $159,100 $204,900
Median Rent $617 $722 $1,023
Median Income $60,077 $56,499 $60,293
Home Value To Income 2.8x 2.8x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.12x 0.15x 0.2x

Pierre SnackAbility

8
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
6
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
8
Safety
4
Amenities
8
Education
8.5
Commute
10

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