Jamestown, North Dakota is an affordable place to live. The community offers affordable housing, groceries, utilities and transportation all below the national average.

The Sperling’s Best Places Cost of Living Index measures the relative price levels for consumer goods and services in participating areas. The average for all participating places equals 100, and each participant's index is read as a percentage of the average for all places.

The Cost of Living Index for Jamestown is: 88.20.

Cost of Living Jamesstown, ND United States
Overall "The total of all the cost of living categories weighted subjectively as follows: housing (30%), food and groceries (15%), transportation (10%), utilities (6%), health care (7%), and miscellaneous expenses 92 100
Grocery "The average cost of food in Grocery stores in an area. Updated: December, 2016" 94.7 100
Health "The average cost of health care calculated using the standard daily rate for a hospital room, and the costs of a doctor's office visit and a dental checkup. Updated: December, 2016" 98 100
Housing "The average cost of an area's housing, which includes mortgage payments, apartment rents, and property tax. Updated: December, 2016" 81 100
Utilities "The average cost of heating or cooling a typical residence for the area, including electricity and natural gas. Updated: December, 2016" 95 100
Transportation "The average cost of gasoline, car insurance and maintenance expenses, and mass transit fare for the area. The cost of the vehicle and any vehicle registration and license taxes are not included. 99 100
Miscellaneous "The cost index of those goods and services not included in the other cost of living categories, including clothing, restaurants, repairs, entertainment, and other services. Updated: December, 2017 98 100