Sheridan's cost of living seventh-highest in the state

(Wyoming) — Sheridan County has the seventh-highest cost of living in Wyoming, according to the Wyoming Department of Economics . Average monthly rent on an apartment in Sheridan, $669, is lower than the statewide average of $733. Food, apparel and transportation costs are high in Sheridan relative to other areas of Wyoming, contributing to its rank of 7 out of 23 counties. 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. Goshen County has the lowest cost of living in the state. The state found an overall inflation rate of .5% last year. The national rate is .7%. #dally #news