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Cost of Living Comparison:
New York, New York - Boston, Massachusetts

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A salary of $190,000 in New York, New York could decrease to $179,339 in Boston, Massachusetts

Cost of Living IndexesNew YorkBoston
Overall180169.9
Food125121.8
Housing312.9268.8
Utilities128.3149
Transportation106.8105.2
Health110124.7
Miscellaneous119.9130.8
100=national average

  COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Boston is 6% cheaper than New York.
Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Housing is 14% cheaper in Boston.



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