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Cost of Living

Competitive Cost of Living

The Rushmore Region enjoys a competitive cost of living, with median house costs at $181,400 in 2015, compared wtih $223,900 for the national average. Additionally, the area benefits from appreciating home prices, rising 19.9% from 2014, while U.S. home prices rose 7.18%.

The Rushmore Region is a more affordable option over larger cities such as Denver and Minneapolis, and much more stable than the rising oil boomtowns in the area. The region offers all of the amenities of larger cities, but at a much more palatable cost.

Use the Real Wage Calculator to find out after taxes, how much of your income do you take home? How much can you buy with your hard earned wages? The bottom line is location matters. And we can prove it.

Cost of Living

  Rapid City, SD United States
Overall 101 100
Food 107.6 100
Utilities 85 100
Miscellaneous 111 100

Our Partners

  • Edgemont

    Located

  • West River Business Services Center

    The

  • Lead Chamber of Commerce

    Once

  • Summerset

    Incorporated

  • West River Foundation

    West

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