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RSMeans City Cost Index - 2019 - Quarter 1

United States Material Installation Average
+30 City Average +4.20 +1.20 +3.00
 
Alabama Material Installation Average
Birmingham +5.18 +0.42 +3.38
Huntsville +4.97 +0.56 +3.38
Mobile +5.41 +0.29 +3.55
Montgomery +5.44 +0.98 +3.87
Tuscaloosa +4.97 +0.14 +3.26
 
Alaska Material Installation Average
Anchorage +4.26 +0.97 +2.94
Fairbanks +4.31 +0.52 +2.74
Juneau +4.03 +0.97 +2.69
 
Arizona Material Installation Average
Flagstaff +5.25 +1.12 +3.85
Mesa/Tempe +4.16 +2.22 +3.44
Phoenix +4.10 +1.37 +3.17
Prescott +5.17 +2.23 +4.13
Tucson +4.10 +0.98 +3.01
 
Arkansas Material Installation Average
Fort Smith +4.52 +0.00 +3.06
Jonesboro +4.54 +9.09 +6.05
Little Rock +4.61 +0.15 +3.02
Pine Bluff +4.24 +0.00 +2.90
Texarkana +4.08 +6.46 +4.84
 
California Material Installation Average
Anaheim +4.45 +2.13 +3.34
Bakersfield +5.00 +1.68 +3.37
Fresno +4.81 +2.32 +3.60
Los Angeles +4.66 +1.69 +3.21
Oakland +5.36 +2.71 +3.97
Oxnard +4.63 +1.81 +3.27
Redding +3.67 +2.36 +3.03
Riverside +4.45 +1.57 +3.07
Sacramento +5.19 +2.49 +3.86
San Diego +4.32 +2.81 +3.59
San Francisco +5.27 +2.72 +3.89
San Jose +4.41 +3.49 +3.89
Santa Barbara +4.66 +1.58 +3.20
Stockton +4.49 +2.60 +3.53
Vallejo +5.13 +2.47 +3.74
 
Colorado Material Installation Average
Colorado Springs +4.30 +0.14 +2.83
Denver +4.22 +2.02 +3.56
Fort Collins +4.15 +2.44 +3.47
Grand Junction +5.07 +0.55 +3.42
Greeley +4.27 +2.01 +3.40
Pueblo +5.17 +0.14 +3.52
 
Connecticut Material Installation Average
Bridgeport +4.41 +1.01 +2.82
Bristol +4.34 +0.93 +2.74
Hartford +4.53 +1.01 +2.82
New Britain +4.36 +0.93 +2.74
New Haven +4.49 +1.01 +2.71
Norwalk +4.43 +0.93 +2.73
Stamford +4.42 +0.88 +2.75
Waterbury +4.43 +1.01 +2.82
 
D.C. Material Installation Average
Washington +3.37 +1.94 +2.83
 
Delaware Material Installation Average
Wilmington +3.97 +0.27 +2.30
 
Florida Material Installation Average
Daytona Beach +4.88 +0.14 +3.05
Fort Lauderdale +4.41 -2.01 +2.14
Jacksonville +4.79 +0.15 +3.24
Melbourne +4.84 +0.00 +3.21
Miami +4.59 +0.30 +2.99
Orlando +4.60 +0.00 +3.07
Panama City +4.92 +1.25 +3.72
Pensacola +4.69 +0.30 +3.26
St. Petersburg +4.14 +0.61 +2.96
Tallahassee +5.14 -0.46 +3.23
Tampa +4.34 +0.15 +2.84
 
Georgia Material Installation Average
Albany +5.88 +0.28 +3.86
Atlanta +4.04 +0.93 +2.81
Augusta +4.02 +0.14 +2.66
Columbus +5.99 +0.28 +3.86
Macon +5.86 +0.14 +3.63
Savannah +5.96 +0.82 +4.07
Valdosta +5.98 +2.11 +4.71
 
Hawaii Material Installation Average
Honolulu +3.80 +0.08 +2.17
 
Hawaii States & Poss. Material Installation Average
Guam +4.32 +0.19 +3.34
 
Idaho Material Installation Average
Boise +5.32 +3.15 +4.51
Lewiston +4.86 +0.00 +3.07
Pocatello +5.36 +2.42 +4.28
Twin Falls +5.40 +0.91 +3.72
 
Illinois Material Installation Average
Chicago +3.05 +1.57 +2.32
Decatur +4.84 +0.09 +2.66
East St. Louis +4.77 +1.98 +3.44
Joliet +3.11 +0.14 +1.61
Peoria +4.60 +0.09 +2.51
Rockford +4.65 +0.08 +2.35
Springfield +4.90 +2.69 +3.92
 
Indiana Material Installation Average
Anderson +5.21 +0.12 +3.23
Bloomington +5.02 +3.61 +4.43
Evansville +4.93 +0.12 +2.97
Fort Wayne +5.29 +0.00 +3.27
Gary +5.35 +0.09 +2.94
Indianapolis +4.76 +0.00 +2.83
Muncie +4.99 +0.00 +3.14
South Bend +6.06 +0.12 +3.72
Terre Haute +4.89 +0.12 +2.97
 
Iowa Material Installation Average
Cedar Rapids +5.13 +0.12 +3.14
Council Bluffs +5.19 +0.12 +3.31
Davenport +5.08 +0.10 +2.90
Des Moines +6.15 +0.34 +3.77
Dubuque +5.18 +0.12 +3.10
Sioux City +5.05 +6.23 +5.49
Waterloo +6.03 +0.13 +3.71
 
Kansas Material Installation Average
Dodge City +4.88 -0.27 +2.94
Kansas City +5.42 +2.03 +4.02
Salina +4.95 +3.57 +4.39
Topeka +5.57 +0.26 +3.61
Wichita +5.07 +4.66 +4.91
 
Kentucky Material Installation Average
Bowling Green +4.97 -0.51 +2.85
Lexington +5.03 +0.13 +3.09
Louisville +5.58 +0.13 +3.46
Owensboro +4.86 +0.00 +2.90
 
Louisiana Material Installation Average
Alexandria +4.14 +0.15 +2.74
Baton Rouge +5.38 +0.14 +3.53
Lake Charles +5.22 +0.14 +3.43
Monroe +4.04 +0.15 +2.77
New Orleans +5.33 +0.14 +3.46
Shreveport +4.29 +0.00 +2.85
 
Maine Material Installation Average
Augusta +6.62 +5.05 +5.94
Bangor +6.15 +2.99 +4.91
Lewiston +6.23 +2.97 +4.99
Portland +6.09 +2.97 +4.92
 
Maryland Material Installation Average
Baltimore +3.36 +0.12 +2.12
Hagerstown +3.49 +0.34 +2.26
 
Massachusetts Material Installation Average
Boston +4.73 +0.15 +2.46
Brockton +5.20 +0.50 +2.92
Fall River +5.21 +0.43 +2.95
Hyannis +5.14 +0.43 +2.89
Lawrence +5.17 +0.48 +2.84
Lowell +5.11 +0.48 +2.86
New Bedford +5.25 +0.51 +2.96
Pittsfield +5.10 +0.19 +2.90
Springfield +5.19 +0.36 +2.93
Worcester +5.19 +0.42 +2.83
 
Michigan Material Installation Average
Ann Arbor +4.73 +0.69 +3.03
Dearborn +4.85 +0.68 +3.02
Detroit +5.09 +0.10 +2.86
Flint +4.85 +0.11 +2.86
Grand Rapids +5.46 +0.12 +3.31
Kalamazoo +5.33 +0.00 +3.25
Lansing +4.60 +0.11 +2.88
Muskegon +5.42 +2.24 +4.08
Saginaw +4.87 +0.11 +2.92
 
Minnesota Material Installation Average
Duluth +5.87 +0.97 +3.72
Minneapolis +4.21 +0.09 +2.34
Rochester +5.25 +0.90 +3.35
Saint Paul +5.76 +0.52 +3.33
St. Cloud +5.30 +2.19 +3.79
 
Mississippi Material Installation Average
Biloxi +4.11 +0.15 +2.76
Greenville +4.56 +1.21 +3.43
Jackson +4.39 +0.15 +2.98
Meridian +4.18 +0.15 +2.79
 
Missouri Material Installation Average
Cape Girardeau +4.08 +1.96 +3.25
Columbia +4.57 +1.97 +3.51
Joplin +4.17 +0.00 +2.59
Kansas City +4.38 +0.39 +2.59
Springfield +4.71 +0.12 +2.98
St. Joseph +4.34 +0.11 +2.52
St. Louis +4.02 +0.00 +2.25
 
Montana Material Installation Average
Billings +5.46 +7.20 +6.13
Butte +5.46 +3.02 +4.55
Great Falls +5.48 +6.22 +5.66
Helena +5.49 +3.02 +4.57
Missoula +5.21 +4.36 +4.86
 
Nebraska Material Installation Average
Grand Island +5.15 +0.13 +3.25
Lincoln +5.46 +0.00 +3.44
North Platte +4.55 +0.13 +2.94
Omaha +5.57 +0.12 +3.44
 
Nevada Material Installation Average
Carson City +5.78 +0.00 +3.53
Las Vegas +6.04 +3.46 +4.94
Reno +5.81 +0.36 +3.72
 
New Hampshire Material Installation Average
Manchester +4.89 +0.97 +3.27
Nashua +4.80 +1.08 +3.17
Portsmouth +4.72 +1.19 +3.23
 
New Jersey Material Installation Average
Camden +5.03 +0.31 +2.59
Elizabeth +3.60 +0.36 +1.99
Jersey City +3.74 +0.43 +2.00
Newark +3.82 +0.43 +2.05
Paterson +3.68 +0.43 +2.08
Trenton +4.94 +0.15 +2.57
 
New Mexico Material Installation Average
Albuquerque +5.97 +0.27 +3.88
Farmington +5.73 +0.27 +3.75
Las Cruces +5.33 +0.28 +3.51
Roswell +5.23 +0.27 +3.48
Santa Fe +5.84 +0.27 +3.87
 
New York Material Installation Average
Albany +5.37 +0.18 +2.94
Binghamton +4.21 +0.10 +2.41
Buffalo +2.62 +1.55 +2.17
Hicksville +4.21 +0.44 +2.23
New York +3.94 +0.96 +2.27
Riverhead +4.28 +0.45 +2.25
Rochester +5.18 +0.10 +2.98
Schenectady +5.13 +0.18 +2.94
Syracuse +4.19 +0.10 +2.42
Utica +4.38 +0.20 +2.47
Watertown +4.20 +0.10 +2.54
White Plains +3.86 +0.20 +1.85
Yonkers +4.01 +0.20 +1.83
 
North Carolina Material Installation Average
Asheville +4.78 +1.04 +3.34
Charlotte +4.74 +1.78 +3.68
Durham +6.14 +0.89 +4.43
Fayetteville +5.00 +0.30 +3.37
Greensboro +6.04 +0.89 +4.36
Raleigh +6.02 +1.04 +4.30
Wilmington +4.69 +0.30 +3.25
Winston-Salem +6.06 +0.88 +4.25
 
North Dakota Material Installation Average
Bismarck +5.30 +4.25 +4.87
Fargo +4.58 +2.12 +3.65
Grand Forks +4.98 +0.76 +3.33
Minot +4.98 +1.26 +3.54
 
Ohio Material Installation Average
Akron +4.72 +0.00 +2.85
Canton +4.75 +0.74 +3.28
Cincinnati +3.92 +1.24 +2.89
Cleveland +4.76 +1.19 +3.34
Columbus +4.52 +0.00 +2.85
Dayton +3.96 +0.00 +2.46
Lorain +4.78 +0.12 +3.00
Springfield +3.86 +0.00 +2.45
Toledo +4.65 +0.86 +3.16
Youngstown +4.86 +0.00 +3.03
 
Oklahoma Material Installation Average
Enid +5.03 +0.15 +3.37
Lawton +5.11 +0.30 +3.48
Muskogee +4.73 +0.16 +3.17
Oklahoma City +4.83 +0.29 +3.23
Tulsa +4.69 +0.15 +3.11
 
Oregon Material Installation Average
Eugene +4.81 +0.10 +2.72
Medford +4.84 +0.00 +2.81
Portland +4.69 +0.10 +2.69
Salem +5.01 +0.10 +2.97
 
Pennsylvania Material Installation Average
Allentown +4.24 +0.09 +2.36
Altoona +4.29 +0.11 +2.45
Erie +4.30 +0.10 +2.43
Harrisburg +3.99 +0.11 +2.38
Philadelphia +3.80 +0.52 +2.17
Pittsburgh +6.11 +1.27 +4.06
Reading +3.83 +0.10 +2.21
Scranton +4.31 +0.10 +2.45
York +3.90 +0.10 +2.21
 
Rhode Island Material Installation Average
Providence +5.82 +0.18 +3.18
 
South Carolina Material Installation Average
Charleston +5.41 +4.29 +5.06
Columbia +5.39 +3.98 +4.99
Florence +5.61 +3.98 +5.00
Greenville +5.61 +3.24 +4.76
Spartanburg +5.60 +3.39 +4.87
 
South Dakota Material Installation Average
Aberdeen +5.09 +0.14 +3.34
Pierre +5.17 +0.86 +3.60
Rapid City +5.20 +0.82 +3.66
Sioux Falls +5.50 +1.14 +3.82
 
Tennessee Material Installation Average
Chattanooga +3.94 +0.29 +2.67
Jackson +4.62 +0.17 +3.20
Johnson City +3.83 +0.33 +2.67
Knoxville +3.97 +0.15 +2.66
Memphis +3.80 +0.00 +2.44
Nashville +4.17 +2.53 +3.58
 
Texas Material Installation Average
Abilene +5.42 +0.16 +3.67
Amarillo +5.85 +0.16 +3.96
Austin +4.93 +0.00 +3.27
Beaumont +4.35 +0.00 +2.93
Corpus Christi +4.31 +0.16 +2.86
Dallas +4.24 +0.15 +2.80
El Paso +4.86 +0.00 +3.18
Fort Worth +5.24 +0.00 +3.49
Houston +4.47 +0.00 +3.00
Laredo +4.33 +0.16 +2.91
Lubbock +5.23 +0.16 +3.60
Odessa +5.31 +0.16 +3.54
San Antonio +3.93 +0.00 +2.74
Waco +5.41 +0.16 +3.57
Wichita Falls +5.37 +0.80 +3.82
 
Utah Material Installation Average
Logan +5.33 +1.37 +3.97
Ogden +5.33 +1.37 +4.02
Provo +5.31 +1.51 +3.96
Salt Lake City +5.29 +1.92 +4.13
 
Vermont Material Installation Average
Burlington +5.25 +0.62 +3.51
Rutland +5.30 +0.75 +3.58
 
Virginia Material Installation Average
Alexandria +4.83 +3.21 +4.20
Arlington +4.80 +2.37 +3.86
Newport News +5.31 +0.29 +3.61
Norfolk +5.36 +0.29 +3.58
Portsmouth +5.34 +9.83 +6.77
Richmond +5.19 -2.88 +2.25
Roanoke +4.81 +5.03 +4.79
 
Washington Material Installation Average
Everett +4.64 +0.10 +2.62
Richland +4.02 +0.11 +2.49
Seattle +4.34 +4.47 +4.41
Spokane +4.00 +0.00 +2.47
Tacoma +4.62 +0.00 +2.62
Vancouver +4.58 +0.00 +2.67
Yakima +4.62 +0.10 +2.78
 
West Virginia Material Installation Average
Charleston +5.93 -1.30 +2.85
Huntington +5.95 +0.21 +3.54
Parkersburg +4.89 +0.11 +2.95
Wheeling +4.73 +0.33 +2.92
 
Wisconsin Material Installation Average
Eau Claire +5.27 +0.10 +3.00
Green Bay +5.17 +0.10 +2.97
Kenosha +5.03 +0.10 +2.85
La Crosse +5.25 +0.10 +3.04
Madison +5.75 +0.10 +3.31
Milwaukee +4.02 +4.15 +4.11
Racine +4.96 +0.00 +2.76
 
Wyoming Material Installation Average
Casper +6.04 +0.00 +4.05
Cheyenne +6.02 +0.14 +3.87
Rock Springs +5.79 +0.84 +4.16
 
Canada Material Installation Average
Calgary +4.29 +0.31 +2.73
Edmonton +4.26 +0.51 +2.81
Hamilton +3.88 +1.73 +3.04
London +4.28 +2.20 +3.44
Montreal +4.32 +2.45 +3.68
Ottawa +4.53 +1.35 +3.33
Quebec City +4.55 +2.55 +3.80
Toronto +4.15 +2.83 +3.63
Vancouver +4.51 -0.44 +2.66
Winnipeg +4.29 +0.84 +3.21

2019 Commercial Construction Costs Per Square Foot

The 2019 project costs are broken down into 28 categories or building types for ease of use.
Included within each category are architectural, mechanical, electrical, plumbing and total costs.