Boston, Massachusetts 

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Cost of Living in Boston, Massachusetts

Our cost of living indices are based on a US average of 100. An amount below 100 means Boston is cheaper than the US average. A cost of living index above 100 means Boston, Massachusetts is more expensive.

Boston cost of living is 162.4

COST OF LIVINGBostonMassachusettsUSA
  162.4127.2100
  111.4108.9100
  83.483.7100
  260.6176.4100
  $667,000$510,500$291,700
  116.8112.9100
  131.8107.9100
  129.1109100
100=National Average
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    Reviews for Boston    121 Reviews
    Many pros, but all are outweighed by the cons - 1/31/2022
    I've lived in/near Boston my whole life almost. It has many pros such as a big city feel, extremely safe, reliable train transportation, great food. However any pro... Read More

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    Do you want to feel poor?! Come on down! - 10/4/2021
    I moved to MA from the country of Georgia in eastern Europe. Then traveled quite a bit in the U.S. Boston definitely has its own flavor. Suburbs offer okay schools,... Read More

    Best City in the US - 7/5/2021
    I've lived in Boston for over 25 years and LOVE... Read More


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    02124, 02128, 02135, 02130, 02127, 02125, 02136, 02131, 02115, 02126, ... 30 more

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