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Cost of Living Comparison:
Northampton, Massachusetts - Amherst, Massachusetts

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A salary of $40,000 in Northampton, Massachusetts should increase to $42,875 in Amherst, Massachusetts

Cost of Living IndexesNorthamptonAmherst
Overall125.2134.2
Food120.3120.3
Housing140168.1
Utilities114.9114.9
Transportation116.4116.4
Health114.8114.8
Miscellaneous119.9119.9
100=national average

  COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Amherst is 7% more expensive than Northampton.
Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Housing is 20% more expensive in Amherst.

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