St. George 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.
IndexSt. GeorgeUtahNational
Cost of living index101100100
IndexSt. GeorgeUtahNational
Goods & Services index9396100
Groceries index9596100
Health care index9289100
Housing index117112100
Transportation index99102100
Utilities index8890100

Did you know?

  • The cost of living in St. George is equal to the Utah average.
  • The cost of living in St. George is 1% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in St. George is 17% higher than the national average.
  • Utah general sales tax is 17% higher than the national average.
  • Utah state income tax is 125% higher than the national average.
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Compare St. George, UT Cost of living To Other Cities

Utah Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Utah5.95%8.35%

Utah Income Tax

StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
Utah5%5%

Goods & Services

ItemSt. GeorgeNational avg.Difference
Haircut $10.20$14.5930.1%
Beauty Salon $25.50$34.6826.5%
Toothpaste $1.96$2.4720.8%
Shampoo $0.96$1.026.1%
Movie $8.75$9.8711.3%
Bowling $3.75$4.3914.6%

Groceries

ItemSt. GeorgeNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $3.66$4.4818.2%
Fried Chicken $1.49$1.461.8%
Milk $1.96$2.3616.8%
Potatoes $2.29$3.0625.2%
Pizza $10.00$9.248.2%
Beer $8.82$8.632.2%

Health Care

ItemSt. GeorgeNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $115.50$99.7815.8%
Doctor $98.75$105.036.0%
Dentist $72.75$88.7018.0%
Ibuprofen $8.89$9.415.5%
Lipitor $295.50$298.501.0%

Housing

ItemSt. GeorgeNational avg.Difference
Home Price $226,000.00$181,400.0024.6%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,013.61$1,081.036.2%
Apartment Rent $877.00$889.001.3%

Transportation

ItemSt. GeorgeNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.15$2.093.0%
Tire Balancing $40.00$45.2911.7%

Utilities

ItemSt. GeorgeNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$171.93$170.800.7%
Phone $19.84$28.2629.8%
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.
Washington, UT19,1391033%
Ivins, UT6,8561044%
Leeds, UT1,1301044%
Santa Clara, UT6,0941077%
Dammeron Valley, UT58713333%
St. George, UT73,4211011%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Bolingbrook, IL73,3831066%
Canton, OH73,31884-16%
Kennewick, WA73,64090-10%
New Britain, CT73,12211313%
Alameda, CA74,02316969%
St. George, UT73,4211011%
Source: The St. George, UT cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2015.