Chester, Vermont vs. Boston, Massachusetts

Cost of Living Comparison

The cost of living in Boston, Massachusetts is 59.1% more expensive than Chester, Vermont.

You would need a salary of $79,564 in Boston, Massachusetts to maintain the standard of living you have in Chester, Vermont.
Comparison highlights
• Overall, Boston, Massachusetts is more expensive than Chester, Vermont
• Median Home Cost is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Median Home Cost
115% more expensive in Boston
than in Chester, Vermont
Chester, VT vs. Boston, MA
Compared to Chester, Boston is:
  Homeowner
      No Child Care, Taxes not Considered
  59.1% higher
      Child Care, Taxes not Considered
      Child Care, Taxes Considered
      No Child Care, Taxes Considered
  Renter
      No Child Care, Taxes not Considered
      Child Care, Taxes not Considered
      Child Care, Taxes Considered
      No Child Care, Taxes Considered
  Food
  4.3% higher
  Housing (Homeowner)
  217.4% higher
  Housing (Rent)
  Median Home Cost
  Utilities
  2.0% higher
  Commute
  79.8% higher
  Health
  31.1% lower
  Taxes
  Childcare
  Personal
  25.0% higher