North Dakota 22nd most expensive state for household bills

Photo by: WDAY Radio Staff
Photo by: WDAY Radio Staff

(Fargo, ND) -- A recent report has put North Dakota near the top 20 states in the country for the cumulative cost of household bills per homeowner and renter.

The state by state bill pay market report, which was done by doxoINSIGHTS, found the Peace Garden State ranks 22nd most expensive in the United States for household bills.

Some key stats involving North Dakota include:

  • On average, residents of North Dakota spend $1,937 per month on the 10 most common household bills, 3.3% lower than the national average of $2,003

  • Fargo pays $2,197 per month on the ten most common household bills. This is 13.4% higher than the state average of $1,937, and 9.7% higher than the national average of $2,003.

  • Household bills in Fargo grew 8.10% this year, likely due to inflation

  • Fargo is the #4 most expensive city in North Dakota for household bills

Data from the report also breaks down bill payments into ten different categories, including things like utilities, auto loans, cable bills, and more.

You can find Fargo's results from the report, as well as other towns and cities in North Dakota, by clicking the attached links.