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Arizona Cost of Living (AZ)

The cost of living in Arizona (AZ) is lower than the nationwide average. The average yearly pay in Arizona is $45,921.00, which is lower than the U.S. average annual salary by $3,887.00. The consumer price index (CPI) of 221 in Arizona is 5.15% lower than the U.S. city average CPI of 233. The sales tax is 5.60%.

The CPI calculation is based on a statistical model that takes into account some of the major personal consumption categories such as healthcare, transportation, housing, education and food, in addition to the average Arizona annual salary, sales tax rates and the regional consumer price index.


Arizona Consumer Price Index (CPI):
CPI
Arizona
221
U.S. City Average
233
Average Annual Pay:
U.S. Dollars
Arizona
$45,921
U.S. City Average
$49,808
Consumption Categories in Arizona versus National Average:
Category Percentage Versus National Average
Education 20.12%
0%
90.24%
Healthcare -20.27%
90.91%
0%
Groceries -0.69%
3.09%
0%
Rent 0.83%
0%
3.72%
Mortgage 8.55%
0%
38.35%
Electricity 9.44%
0%
42.34%
Gasoline -1.74%
7.80%
0%


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