Cost of Living in Albany, New York
Cost of Living,
Our cost of living indices are based on a US average of 100. An amount below 100 means Albany, NY is cheaper than the US average. A cost of living index above 100 means Albany, NY is more expensive.
Overall, Albany, NY cost of living is 102.10.
Albany Cost of Living SperlingViews
re: Cheap - 3/6/2011: Yeah, it's cheap because it has to be. No one can get jobs, so they have to keep prices competitive. There are plenty of stores but you need money to buy these things.... (read more)Employment: Even though a local paper states that the area "held its own," during the recession, employment opportunities are somewhat... (read more)Cheap: It's cheap.