South Salt Lake, UT Cost Of Living

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

What is the cost of living in South Salt Lake, UT?

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

Compared to only Utah, South Salt Lake has a cost of living index that's 1.0x lower than Utah's index of 103.

The standard of living in South Salt Lake ranks as #2953 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in Utah. By definition, that implies South Salt Lake ranks as the #3453 most expensive place in the Beehive State.

South Salt Lake Cost Of Living Vs. Utah

Living Expense South Salt Lake Utah National Average
Overall 98 103 100
Services 100 98 100
Groceries 103 99 100
Health 104 93 100
Housing 91 114 100
Transportation 108 104 100
Utilities 90 93 100
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South Salt Lake Cost of Living Vs. UT

South Salt Lake, UT Housing Cost Breakdown

Housing swings affordability the most between places in Utah, 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 South Salt Lake Utah United States
Median Home Value $206,300 $256,700 $204,900
Median Rent $861 $988 $1,023
Median Income $42,749 $68,374 $60,293
Home Value To Income 4.8x 3.8x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.24x 0.17x 0.2x

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Cost Of Living In Cities Around South Salt Lake

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. South Salt Lake
West Jordan, UT 113,089 107 1.1x
Sandy, UT 95,420 114 1.2x
South Jordan, UT 68,491 123 1.3x
Lehi, UT 61,508 110 1.1x
Millcreek, UT 60,557 113 1.2x
Taylorsville, UT 60,294 101 1.0x
Murray, UT 49,118 106 1.1x
Draper, UT 47,402 127 1.3x
Riverton, UT 42,680 114 1.2x
Kearns, UT 37,748 99 1.0x

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