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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 Binghamton, New York is cheaper than the US average. A cost of living index above 100 means Binghamton, New York is more expensive.

Overall, Binghamton, New York cost of living is 92.20.

  COST OF LIVINGBinghamton, New YorkUnited States
  Overall  92100
  Grocery  110.7100
  Health  110100
  Housing  50100
  Utilities  121100
  Transportation  111100
  Miscellaneous  112100
  COST OF LIVING COMMENTS
  
Economy and Employment
While Binghamton is charming to look at, with lots of old beautiful Victorian homes, finding gainful employment is somewhat of a challenge. Government county jobs are... (read more)
re: Bored - 2/27/2011
Limited biking? Then you obviously are not a cyclist. One of the few things the Binghamton area has to offer is LOTS of opportunities for cyclists. From the relatively... (read more)
Bored
I have lived in Binghamton for the past 11 yrs., my husband has been here all of his life. We enjoy live music, biking, and golf. This area has limited biking, several... (read more)
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  GENERAL COMMENTS
  
Take heed....
...DO NOT move over here...this "City" is like a roach motel, once you get in, you can't get out. The job market is absolutely horrendous to say the least (unless you... (read more)
Binghamton, NY in a nutshell
I have lived here in Binghamton, NY for 32 years. It was bad when I was a child and has gotten worse at a staggering rate over the years. In a nutshell this area is a... (read more)
Ick
Binghamton is a dumping ground for surplus nyc area welfare recipients. They can't fill houses fast enough to replace all the skilled and educated who have fled along... (read more)
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