Boulder, CO Cost of Living Index

Boulder cost of living index

IndexBoulderColoradoNational
Cost of living index117101100
Goods & Services index10799100
Groceries index103100100
Health care index105100100
Housing index154109100
Transportation index9498100
Utilities index9091100
In the event that the cost of living data was unavailable for this city, estimates based upon nearby cities were used.
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  • The cost of living in Boulder is 16.2% greater than the Colorado average.
  • The cost of living in Boulder is 17.4% greater than the national average.
  • Each cost of living index is based on a national average of 100. If the amount is below 100, it is lower than the national average. If the amount is above 100, it is higher than the national average.

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  • Gas
  • The price of gas in Boulder, CO is $3.40.
  • The price of gas in Boulder is 6.5% lower than the national average.
  • Kodiak, AK is the most expensive city for gas at $4.55 per gallon.
  • Augusta, GA is the least expensive city for gas at $3.11 per gallon.
  • Coffee
  • The price of coffee in Boulder, CO is $5.99.
  • The price of coffee in Boulder is 19.7% higher than the national average.
  • Juneau, AK is the most expensive city for coffee at $7.29.
  • Waco, TX is the least expensive city for coffee at $2.79.
  • Pizza
  • The price of pizza in Boulder, CO is $10.00.
  • The price of pizza in Boulder is 10.6% higher than the national average.
  • Dothan, AL is the most expensive city for pizza at $14.79.
  • Ogden, UT is the least expensive city for pizza at $6.33.

Colorado average prices compared to national average

The average prices for Boulder, CO goods and services that are below the "0" percentile are lower compared to the national average. If the average prices are above the "0" percentile, they are higher compared to the national average.

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Neighborhoods in & around Boulder, CO

NeighborhoodMilesNeighborhoodMiles
Crossroads, Boulder0.5East Boulder, Boulder2.1
Colorado University, Boulder0.7North Boulder, Boulder2.7
Central Boulder, Boulder1.6Southeast Boulder, Boulder2.8
Palo Park, Boulder1.8South Boulder, Boulder3.2
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Cities near Boulder, CO

CityMilesCityMiles
Boulder, CO0Broomfield, CO11.9
Gunbarrel, CO5Longmont, CO13.2
Louisville, CO6.8Nederland, CO13.9
Niwot, CO7.6Lyons, CO14.1
Superior, CO7.8Westminster, CO14.7
Lafayette, CO8.6Arvada, CO15.9
Coal Creek, CO10.2Federal Heights, CO16.8
Erie, CO10.8Northglenn, CO16.9
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