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Economic Development in Northwest Wyoming

cost of living

Additionally, the internet provides tools to make cost of living comparisons. One we use is Sperlings Best Places This website can take a look at a community and compare it to any other in the country. These comparisons may be helpful to see how a move will affect your lifestyle.

A key decision in moving to a community is the cost of living. We often hear people state that “I really like it here, but can I afford to live here?” Two things are important to consider: How far will your paycheck go? Can I recapture my investment in the community?


The State of Wyoming collects data and publishes it quarterly. These indexes provide a relative view of areas within the state. As you can see, Cody runs about average across the board.