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The Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) provides a summary cost of living using Federal and State data to examine monthly living costs in seven categories: food, housing, health care, transportation, child care, other necessities and net taxes. Below is a yearly estimate for 2018 data for individuals and families for Economic Development Region 7E (which Cambridge is a part of.)

Contact Stan Gustafson, Economic Development Director with any questions or for more information.

  Yearly Cost Hourly Wages Child Care

 
Food 

Health Care  Housing  Transportation   Taxes 
Minnesota   $55,548  $17.80  $511  $764  $484  $986  $729  $618
Kanabec County  $53,988  $17.30  $316  $744  $496  $810  $1,060  $596
Chisago County  $60,384  $19.35  $531  $746  $476  $1,110  $869  $730
Isanti County  $62,676  $20.09  $633  $740  $476  $1,110  $911  $785
Mille Lacs  $51,492  $16.50  $336  $739  $496  $876  $815  $533
Pine County  $53,556  $17.17  $285  $745  $496  $817  $1,054  $586
       Monthly Costs
 Source: DEED, 2017 Cost of Living.