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Jan 21, 2011 4:08 PM by Greg Boyce

Colorado Springs and Pueblo

A cost of living survey shows it costs 7.2 percent less to live in Colorado Springs than the national average.  The survey covers all over 2010.

The survey comes from ACCRA, the American Chambers of Commerce Research Association.

ACCRA Cost of Living Index for Colorado Springs (National average = 100)

  • Utilities - 87.0
  • Housing - 91.8
  • Misc. Goods and Services - 92.1
  • Grocery items - 95.4
  • Transportation - 96.2
  • Health Care - 102.1
  • Composite (total) - 92.8

 

The latest numbers for Pueblo are available only through the third quarter of 2010.

  • Utilities - 79.2
  • Housing - 68.4
  • Misc. Goods and Services - 90.5
  • Grocery items - 96.8
  • Transportation - 93.6
  • Health Care - 95.3
  • Composite (total) 84.3

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