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Gillette's Cost of Living One of the Highest in the State

Gillette's Cost of Living One of the Highest in the State

(Wyoming) Campbell County has the third highest cost of living in Wyoming, according to the Wyoming Department of Economics . Only Teton and Sublette county were found to have more expensive food, housing, and transportation costs. But in medical care expenses, Fremont County has all of us beat, with healthcare prices reaching 14% higher than the rest of Wyoming. Apparel, Medical, Food, House, Recreational, and Transportation costs are all factored together with inflation rates to calculate the cost of living index. These numbers reflect the last quarter of 2015. Teton County is approximately 44% more expensive to live than the rest of the state. Campbell County is about 5% higher than other counties. The state found an overall inflation rate of .5% last year. The national rate is .7%. #county17 #news