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Springfield, MA vs Albany, CA

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Albany is 132.3% more expensive than Springfield.
Albany housing costs are 496.0% more expensive than Springfield housing costs.
Health related expenses are 23.4% more in Albany.

Cost of Living
 Springfield, MAAlbany, CAUnited States
 89.7208.4100
 103.6112.6100
 83.9103.5100
 71.7427.3100
 $165,800$988,000$231,200
 112.691.3100
 93.4122.7100
 99.5113.2100

100 = National Average (Below 100 means cheaper than the US average. Above 100 means more expensive.)
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Reviews for Springfield    16 Reviews
A city on the upswing. - 10/14/2019
Springfield is experiencing a rejeuvenation. Does the city have issues? Of course, what medium-sized city doesn't? During the past year, a new $1 billion MGM... Read More

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New resident, and I love it - 3/14/2017
This city has a bad rep that is unwarranted. I just bought a terrific little house in a quiet and friendly neighborhood. Everywhere I go in this town, people are... Read More

City of Homes - 8/13/2014
I just moved to Springfield almost a year now. I moved there because I know the housing stock there is plentiful. It's also very affordable. The most affordable place to... Read More

Reviews for Albany    3 Reviews
People of Albany CA - 1/30/2012
Like many places in the Bay Area, there are some mixed-race couples and gay couples in Albany. What is really striking, though, is the number of families where both... Read More

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Albany housing-- small and expensive - 1/30/2012
Albany was originally built as a railroad workers' town. So the bad news is that nearly every house was originally two, or at most three, bedrooms with one bath, about... Read More

Albany, CA, A well balanced community - 6/15/2006
I have lived and visited many places around the US and I have to say that Albany, CA is by far the best yet. The schools are excellent! The town falls in line with the... Read More

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ZIPS IN SPRINGFIELD, MASSACHUSETTS
01109, 01108, 01104, 01118, 01119, 01105, 01107, 01151, 01129, 01128, 12 total
ZIPS IN ALBANY, CALIFORNIA
94706

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