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New York, NY vs Boston, MA

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Highlights
Boston is 13.2% less expensive than New York.
Boston housing costs are 11.3% less expensive than New York housing costs.
Health related expenses are 17.4% less in Boston.

Cost of Living
 New York, NYBoston, MAUnited States
 209.3181.6100
 114.7105.7100
 101.083.4100
 354.0313.9100
 $693,900$608,900$219,700
 150.5116.8100
 211.5151.7100
 121.2129.1100

100 = National Average (Below 100 means cheaper than the US average. Above 100 means more expensive.)
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