New Haven, CT Cost of Living

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New Haven cost of living score
More expensive
9.2% higher
than the US average
2.3% lower
than the Connecticut average
New Haven, Connecticut gets a BestPlaces Cost of Living score of 109.2, which means the total cost of housing, food, childcare, transportation, healthcare, taxes, and other necessities is 9.2% higher than the U.S. average and 2.3% higher than the average for Connecticut.

New Haven, CT

Housing costs in New Haven?
A typical home costs $251,400, which is 25.6% less expensive than the national average of $338,100 and 30.6% less expensive than the average Connecticut home, at $362,100. Renting a two-bedroom unit in New Haven costs $1,630 per month, which is 14.0% more than the national average of $1,430 and close to the state average of $1,660.

Can I afford New Haven?
To live comfortably in New Haven, Connecticut, a minimum annual income of $48,240 for a family, and $53,600 for a single person is recommended.

What does A.I. say about New Haven?
The cost of living in New Haven, CT is 105.5 according to the US average Cost of Living index, which is 5.5 points higher than the national average. This means that basic goods and services like groceries, health care, transportation, and housing are more expensive in New Haven than most other places across the country. The median house value in New Haven is $251,400; this is significantly lower than the US average house value of $338,100. Despite a lower median home value, it's important to keep in mind that the overall cost of living is still higher than most other places due to the elevated prices of other goods and services.
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Over 11 years ago

In the greater New Haven area there are many options for a college  More

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Over 15 years ago

I am thinking of relocating to New Haven, Ct. but am concerned about the high crime rating. Any thoughts?  More

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Over 16 years ago

Due to New Haven, CT great location between New York and Boston, educational opportunities, cultural and recreational activities on Long Island Sound and relatively mild  More

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