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Cost of living in Mohave County


Mohave is known for a comfortable year-round climate. The county residents are given a wide range of housing options, while the cost of living is comfortably below the national average.

Mohave County is an attractive place for industry and workforce because its cost of living is 17% lower than the national average (According to the American Chamber of Commerce Research Association's (ACCRA)).

Mohave cost of living index (Source: SPERLING’S BEST PLACES)
Mohave cost of living index (Source: SPERLING’S BEST PLACES)
Cost of Living in Mohave County by Expense Category (Source: Payscale)
Cost of Living in Mohave County by Expense Category (Source: Payscale)

Many people who have recently moved to Mohave County make the pleasant discovery that they can buy great houses for their money. With less money tied to housing, you can save more and lead a lifestyle that is relatively difficult to access in other areas.

Expenses and Prices

Utility expenses in Mohave County are 11% lower than the national average. Transportation expenses like bus fares and gas prices are 5% lower than the national average.

Median home price – $288,357

Median rent – $903.30 / month

Energy bill – $148.71 / month

Phone bill – $158.52 / month

Gas – $2.48 / gallon

Mohave grocery prices are 1% higher than the national average.

Loaf of bread – $3.38

Gallon of milk – $1.97

Bunch of bananas – $3.41

Hamburger – $4.30

Healthcare prices do not differ from the national average. The Mohave health services cluster includes industries that offer health services primarily to the population through hospitals, health facilities and offices. It consists of a full range of health services, including mental health, pediatrics, emergency care, long-term care, outpatient care, home care and elderly care. Mohave County boasts four hospitals and numerous health facilities and offices, and as the population grows, it will be ready to add more health care facilities.

Doctor's visit – $110.27

Dentist visit – $94.73

Rx drug – $439.24

Veterinary visit – $50.49

Art and entertainment are an integral part of Mohave County's way of life, and there is everything to stimulate the cultural tastes of young and old. The region offers a rich history of cultures and events, including Indian tribes, Lieutenant Edward Beale's camel expedition in 1857, miners, steamboats, ranches, construction of the Hoover Dam, pilot training during World War II, London Bridge and the most extended section of Highway 66 in use to date.