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Whether you're considering relocation to Reno, Nevada or just curious about the cost of living in Reno, Nevada, the PayScale Cost of Living Calculator is the place to begin your research. When looking at the cost of living charts below, be sure to pay attention to the housing expense category. Housing costs and mortgage rates can vary by city because local banks can have different mortgage rates from their national competition. If you are serious about relocation to Reno, Nevada, you might want to investigate local mortgage rate options before you put your house up for sale.
Cost of Living in Reno, Nevada by Expense Category
Cost of Living in Nevada: Reno
When most people think about the bright city lights of Nevada, Las Vegas comes to mind. But in Nevada's southwest corner, Reno is quickly living up to its nickname, "The Biggest Little City in the World." With a booming casino business and many new housing developments, the city of Reno continues to grow. As an increasing number of people consider moving to Reno, many wonder how the cost of living there compares to other cities. The cost of living in Reno is only slightly higher than the national average. As shown in the chart above, this difference in cost of living is spread fairly evenly among major expense categories, including groceries, housing, transportation and health care. One advantage to living in Reno is that the cost of utilities is quite low. To see how the cost of living in your city compares to the cost of living in Nevada, use PayScale's Cost of Living Calculator to compare living expenses between cities.