Cost of Living

Bemidji Cost Of Living Index

Note: This data reflects 2019

A general summary of the cost of living in Bemidji, MN is shown below. Compared to the state average of Minnesota the cost of living index in Bemidji, MN is 91 with 100 being the national average, which is 13% lower than the average in Minnesota.

  • The cost of living in Bemidji is 13% lower than the Minnesota average.
  • The cost of living in Bemidji is 9% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Bemidji is 31% lower than the national average.

Information provided by AreaVibes.

Bemidji Minnesota National
Cost of living index 91 104 100
Bemidji Minnesota National
Goods & Services index 100 109 100
Groceries index 108 106 100
Health care index 115 110 100
Housing index 69 100 100
Transportation index 99 100 100
Utilities index 87 98 100

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Child Care Cost Comparison:

Outstate Metro
Infant $150/week $201/week
Toddler $144 $191
Preschool $138 $180
School-Age $125 $160

*Comparisons are based on Family Child Care programs

*Child Care information provided by Child Care Aware Minnesota.