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Cost of Living Comparison:
Northampton, Massachusetts - Amherst, Massachusetts

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A salary of $40,000 in Northampton, Massachusetts should increase to $42,875 in Amherst, Massachusetts

Cost of Living IndexesNorthamptonAmherst
Overall125134
Food120120
Housing140168
Median Home Cost$260,200$312,400
Utilities115115
Transportation116116
Health115115
Miscellaneous120120
100=national average

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Comparison Highlights

Amherst is 7% more expensive than Northampton.
Median Home Cost is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Median Home Cost is 20% more expensive in Amherst.

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