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Overall 18%
Goods & Services 6%
Housing 41%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects 2020 and was released from C2ER in January, 2021; this is the most current data available.
The cost of living index is based on a national average of 100. For example, if the cost of living is 90, then it is 10% lower than average. If the cost of living is 110, then it is 10% higher than average. The breakdown for each index is as follows: goods & services (33%), groceries (13%), health care (5%), housing (30%), transportation (9%) and utilities (10%). If the cost of living data was unavailable for this city, estimates based upon nearby cities were used.
IndexMindenNevadaNational
Cost of living118105100
Goods & Services106104100
Groceries112108100
Health care113104100
Housing141104100
Transportation129118100
Utilities8492100

Key findings

  • The cost of living in Minden is 12% higher than the Nevada average
  • The cost of living in Minden is 18% higher than the national average
  • Minden housing is 41% higher than the national average
  • Nevada general sales tax is 35% higher than the national average
  • Nevada state income tax is 100% lower than the national average

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      Median Income & Debt-To-Income Ratio

      Median IncomePer YearPer MonthMax Budget (28% DTI)Max Budget (36% DTI)
      Owners$51,983$4,332$1,213$1,560
      Renters$51,523$4,294$1,202$1,546

      Nevada Sales Tax

      StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
      Nevada6.85%8.25%

      Nevada Income Tax

      StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
      Nevada0%0%

      Goods & Services

      ItemMindenNational avg.Difference
      Haircut $21.70$18.6216.5%
      Beauty Salon $40.13$39.052.8%
      Toothpaste $2.43$2.343.6%
      Shampoo $1.41$1.0633.1%
      Movie $11.00$10.683.0%
      Bowling $18.80$14.6728.1%

      Groceries

      ItemMindenNational avg.Difference
      Ground Beef $5.54$4.2231.2%
      Fried Chicken $1.58$1.3914.0%
      Milk $2.93$2.0543.0%
      Potatoes $3.02$3.298.2%
      Pizza $11.66$10.629.8%
      Beer $9.15$9.382.5%

      Health Care

      ItemMindenNational avg.Difference
      Optometrist $117.17$108.577.9%
      Doctor $155.00$116.1733.4%
      Dentist $114.56$99.1315.6%
      Ibuprofen $10.62$9.689.7%
      Lipitor $382.50$466.9218.1%

      Housing

      ItemMindenNational avg.Difference
      Home Price $273,000.00$184,700.0047.8%
      Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,606.89$1,197.4234.2%
      Apartment Rent $1,197.00$949.0026.1%

      Transportation

      ItemMindenNational avg.Difference
      Gasoline $2.98$2.2233.9%
      Tire Balancing $57.47$50.0714.8%

      Utilities

      ItemMindenNational avg.Difference
      All Electricity$124.72$167.6725.6%
      Phone $177.85$175.641.3%
      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.
      Logan Creek, NV421088%
      Carter Springs, NV5351011%
      Carson City, NV54,4121066%
      Stateline, NV1,0831066%
      Gardnerville, NV5,55511010%
      Minden, NV3,35911818%

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      City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
      Four Bridges, OH3,35912626%
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      Wareham Center, MA3,35911717%
      Lincoln Heights, OH3,36084-16%
      New Baden, IL3,35891-9%
      Minden, NV3,35911818%
      Source: The Minden, NV cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2020.