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  COST OF LIVING OVERVIEW
  

Our cost of living indices are based on a US average of 100. An amount below 100 means Salem, Massachusetts is cheaper than the US average. A cost of living index above 100 means Salem, Massachusetts is more expensive.

Overall, Salem, Massachusetts cost of living is 136.00.

  COST OF LIVINGSalem, MassachusettsUnited States
  Overall  136100
  Grocery  117.6100
  Health  127100
  Housing  164100
  Utilities  134100
  Transportation  109100
  Miscellaneous  133100

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  COST OF LIVING COMMENTS
  
Witch City, America
We are family friendly, albeit strange. We celebrate Halloween for a month. Check out the Haunted Happenings... (read more)
re: Love it! - 3/21/2013
As a local of Salem I would have to disagree with the cost of living here ... It's Expensive for what you get, old houses with NO yards ! The traffic is terrible ALL the... (read more)
re: Horrible place for a Family - 3/1/2016
Long time resident I agree with you. Traffic is terrible all the time, the schools are some of the worst in the state and I don't think there is a great sense of... (read more)
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  GENERAL COMMENTS
  
re: Love it! - 3/21/2013
As a local of Salem I would have to disagree with the cost of living here ... It's Expensive for what you get, old houses with NO yards ! The traffic is terrible ALL the... (read more)
re: Horrible place for a Family - 3/1/2016
Long time resident I agree with you. Traffic is terrible all the time, the schools are some of the worst in the state and I don't think there is a great sense of... (read more)
re: Horrible place for a Family - 3/1/2016
I could not agree more with the failing school system in Salem, the horrible roads, the extremely heavy traffic throughout the city and the lack of a deep rooted... (read more)
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