The cost of living in Idaho will surprise you

If you move to Idaho, you won’t be looking at a particularly expensive or particularly affordable lifestyle.

Housing is likely your biggest ongoing expense, no matter what state you  live in. The typical Idaho home value was about $429,606.

Housing Costs in Idaho

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Utility Costs in Idaho

This is what that spending may look like in an average month in Idaho. – Electricity: $98 – Gas: $53 – Cable and Internet: $97 – Water: $49

Groceries & Food

The Bureau of Economic Analysis estimates that Idaho’s average annual  (non-restaurant) food cost is $3,296 per person, so that’s about $275 a  month.

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How much you’ll spend getting around each year is affected by where  you live and what you or your family’s transportation needs are.



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