Minot cost of living index

In the event that the cost of living data was unavailable for this city, estimates based upon nearby cities were used. 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.
IndexMinotNorth DakotaNational
Cost of living index9490100
IndexMinotNorth DakotaNational
Goods & Services index10399100
Groceries index108105100
Health care index108109100
Housing index7568100
Transportation index100100100
Utilities index8790100

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  • The cost of living in Minot is 4% higher than the North Dakota average.
  • The cost of living in Minot is 6% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Minot is 25% lower than the national average.
  • North Dakota general sales tax is 2% lower than the national average.
  • North Dakota state income tax is 45% lower than the national average.
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Compare Minot, ND Cost of living To Other Cities

North Dakota Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
North Dakota5%8%

North Dakota Income Tax

StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
North Dakota1.22%3.22%

Goods & Services

ItemMinotNational avg.Difference
Haircut $14.00$14.594.1%
Beauty Salon $23.33$34.6832.7%
Toothpaste $3.55$2.4743.5%
Shampoo $1.16$1.0213.5%
Movie $10.75$9.878.9%
Bowling $4.25$4.393.2%

Groceries

ItemMinotNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $4.38$4.482.2%
Fried Chicken $1.69$1.4615.4%
Milk $2.84$2.3620.5%
Potatoes $3.18$3.063.9%
Pizza $11.00$9.2419.0%
Beer $8.16$8.635.5%

Health Care

ItemMinotNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $98.00$99.781.8%
Doctor $146.67$105.0339.6%
Dentist $77.33$88.7012.8%
Ibuprofen $9.65$9.412.5%
Lipitor $326.26$298.509.3%

Housing

ItemMinotNational avg.Difference
Home Price $137,500.00$181,400.0024.2%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,111.92$1,081.032.9%
Apartment Rent $663.00$889.0025.4%

Transportation

ItemMinotNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.00$2.094.4%
Tire Balancing $50.28$45.2911.0%

Utilities

ItemMinotNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$150.00$170.8012.2%
Phone $23.97$28.2615.2%
Although the cost of living data is updated regularly, this cost of living information is to be used as estimates only as prices can change on an ongoing basis.

Nearby cities with low cost of living

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Ruthville, ND22079-21%
Deering, ND13082-18%
Des Lacs, ND18986-14%
Sawyer, ND36087-13%
Logan, ND20890-10%
Minot, ND41,25194-6%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Woonsocket, RI41,24411414%
San Bruno, CA41,21416969%
Hicksville, NY41,29115050%
Urbana, IL41,29993-7%
Findlay, OH41,30191-9%
Minot, ND41,25194-6%
Source: The Minot, ND cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2015.