Albany, New York 

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Cost of Living in Albany, New York

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

Albany cost of living is 100.8

Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.

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COST OF LIVINGAlbanyNew YorkUSA
  Overall101122100
  Grocery103.1111.6100
  Health100109100
  Housing86145100
  Median Home Cost$160,600$270,200$185,800
  Utilities96118100
  Transportation111110100
  Miscellaneous113110100
100=National Average
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Reviews for Albany    53 Reviews
Horrible Weather Year Round - 4/6/2018
I've lived in the capital region Albany area since 1976. Albany's cost of living,(with the exception of property taxes,) is reasonable. There are a lot of things to do... (Read More)

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Property and School Taxes - 2/8/2015
The property taxes we play to live in our town of Bethlehem, a suburb of Albany, are very high. We are soon-to-be empty-nesters who plan to leave the area as soon as we... (Read More)

Best times in Albany - 1/15/2015
The culture in Albany really makes you appreciate where you live. This town is a great place to live a life of fitness and well-being. With so many trails, parks and... (Read More)
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