Cost of Living in Arizona
|Cost of Living in Arizona||Compared to National Average|
|Housing (Buy and Rent)||20% higher|
|Utilities (Monthly)||1% lower|
|Goods & Services||0%|
The cost of living in Arizona is 6% higher than the national average. Housing is 20% higher than the national average, while utilities are 1% lower. When it comes to basic necessities such as food and clothing, groceries are around 0% than in the rest of the country, while clothing costs 0% .
Healthcare services such as doctor check-ups and dentistry cost 4% lower in Arizona compared to the national average. At the same time, non-necessary expenses such as entertainment and grooming services are 0% .
The Cost of Living in Arizona Largest Cities Compared to the National Average
|City, State||Compared to State Average||Compared to National Average|
|Lake Havasu City, AZ||24% higher||32% higher|
|Scottsdale, AZ||7% higher||13% higher|
|Phoenix, AZ||2% lower||4% higher|
|Tucson, AZ||2% lower||4% higher|
|Surprise, AZ||7% lower||2% lower|
|Sierra Vista, AZ||14% lower||9% lower|
|Bullhead City, AZ||15% lower||9% lower|