Cost of Living in Bloomington

Index Bloomington Minnesota National
Cost of living index 108 102 100
Index Bloomington Minnesota National
Goods & Services index 108 106 100
Groceries index 106 105 100
Health care index 106 110 100
Housing index 117 101 100
Transportation index 101 98 100
Utilities index 96 91 100

 

  • Cost of living is 6% higher than the state average
  • Cost of living is 8% higher than the national average
  • Cost of housing is 17% higher than the national average

Goods & Services

Item Bloomington National avg. Difference
Haircut $24.24 $15.56 55.8%
Beauty Salon $34.24 $36.11 5.2%
Toothpaste $3.32 $2.47 34.4%
Shampoo $1.04 $0.96 7.4%
Movie $9.88 $10.13 2.4%
Bowling $4.12 $4.74 13.1%

Groceries

Item Bloomington National avg. Difference
Ground Beef $4.14 $3.98 4.0%
Fried Chicken $2.00 $1.41 42.1%
Milk $2.23 $2.06 8.1%
Potatoes $3.30 $2.98 10.5%
Pizza $10.53 $9.47 11.1%
Beer $8.81 $8.79 0.2%

Health Care

Item Bloomington National avg. Difference
Optometrist $81.38 $101.04 19.5%
Doctor $133.98 $107.44 24.7%
Dentist $85.91 $90.42 5.0%
Ibuprofen $11.82 $9.28 27.4%
Lipitor $416.78 $426.50 2.3%