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

Overall, Delaware, Delaware cost of living is 110.50.

  COST OF LIVINGDelaware, DelawareUnited States
  Overall  111100
  Grocery  112.2100
  Health  104100
  Housing  115100
  Utilities  119100
  Transportation  103100
  Miscellaneous  109100
  COST OF LIVING COMMENTS
  
Traffic congestion and bad drivers
We have seen the quality of driving go down over the last decade or so, and the number of people driving on the roads has greatly... (read more)
Northern Delaware's getting too crowded!
There's so much more traffic and noise. We're looking to get... (read more)
delaware climate
four distinct seasons and few natural disaster... (read more)
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  GENERAL COMMENTS
  
re: Great potential, but heading the wrong way. -
I find this complaint strange. As I recall, Newark was overdeveloped even back in the '80s. After being away from Delaware since the '90s and recently returning, I find... (read more)
Thinking of moving to Northern Delaware-Questions?
I am concerned about quality of schools in Northern Delaware. I will be working in Wilmington. Is it better to live in Penn for the schools? We are very active... (read more)
Great potential, but heading the wrong way.
I am a transplant, having lived for 18 years in NJ, 9 in OR, and 4 in PA. I live in New Castle County, in Newark. It is a cozy little college town and I was initially... (read more)
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