Cost of Living: Grand Valley, Colorado

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The cost of living in Colorado’s Grand Valley depends a little bit on the community in which you settle. But across the board, the Grand Valley lifestyle – with family-friendly neighborhoods, a comprehensive school district, plenty of cultural activities and an unbeatable outdoor playground – comes with a much more reasonable price tag than other emerging cities.

A beautiful location without a high cost of living - Colorado's Grand Valley

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Here’s the Cost of Living Index for the Grand Valley’s major communities – and how they compare to other regions:

Family-friendly and affordable cost of living in Colorado's Grand Valley

GRAND VALLEY

Overall

Housing

Health

Grocery

Miscellaneous

Transportation

Utilities

Grand Junction

100

101

104

100.6

98

100

89

Fruita

104

115

104

100.6

98

99

93

Palisade

105

119

104

100.6

98

100

89

Big city comforts without a high premium in Colorado's Grand Valley

COLORADO

Overall

Housing

Health

Grocery

Miscellaneous

Transportation

Utilities

Denver

128

185

107

98.3

104

97

94

Boulder

178

344

103

99.7

101

98

95

Fort Collins

124

177

105

100.4

100

97

95

Cost of living in Colorado's Grand Valley low compared to major cities across the U.S.

Benchmark is U.S. average at 100.
Source: Sperling’s Best Places (updated 6.14.2018)

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