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

Overall, Rhode Island, Rhode Island cost of living is 120.60.

  COST OF LIVINGRhode Island, Rhode IslandUnited States
  Overall  121100
  Grocery  112100
  Health  116100
  Housing  124100
  Utilities  127100
  Transportation  106100
  Miscellaneous  132100

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  COST OF LIVING COMMENTS
  
Jobs
Rhode Island has one of the highest unemployment rates and a shrinking... (read more)
Four Seasons
Definitely four distinct seasons. Spring is beautiful, summer is perfect, fall is beautiful and winters are very... (read more)
Winter weather and taxes population
We just got 22" of snow before the season had officially started. Taxes would be a burden for a retired couple as well as the winters......one winter we got over 110"... (read more)
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  GENERAL COMMENTS
  
re: "Rude Island" Worst Place I Have EVER Lived -
Every single soul from Rhode Island is rude and snappy and a disgusting human being and the women? Overly dramatic ! You should just hear the way they carry themselves... (read more)
re: BEAUTIFUL BUT EXPENSIVE - 6/6/2015
A bit late, but for what it is worth... I grew up in RI - 43 years there. Moved to South Carolina 18 years ago and never looked back. I still keep in touch with many... (read more)
BEAUTIFUL BUT EXPENSIVE
RHODE ISLAND HAS BEAUTIFUL OCEAN BEACHES, OUTSTANDING COLONIAL ARCHECTURE AND GREAT NATURAL BEAUTY OUTSIDE THE MAJOR METROPOLITAN AREAS. WITHIN THE CITIES, WELL-KEPT... (read more)
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