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Cost of Living

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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.

Salem, Massachusetts cost of living is 138.40.

Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
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  COST OF LIVINGSalem, MassachusettsUnited States
  Overall  138100
  Grocery  120100
  Health  123100
  Housing  173100
  Utilities  148100
  Transportation  106100
  Miscellaneous  129100

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Horrible place for a Family

I've been in Salem, Massachusetts for a year now because it brought me up here for my husband's job. Salem may be a great place to visit during Halloween but other... (Read More)



Love it!

My husband and I move to Salem, MA from Long Island NY five years ago and we love it! We kept on visiting for Halloween and we just decided to move here for the hell of... (Read More)



Witch City, America

We are family friendly, albeit strange. We celebrate Halloween for a month. Check out the Haunted Happenings... (Read More)



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