Queens, NY Cost of Living

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Queens cost of living score
More expensive
57.9% higher
than the US average
30.0% higher
than the New York average
Queens, New York gets a BestPlaces Cost of Living score of 157.9, which means the total cost of housing, food, childcare, transportation, healthcare, taxes, and other necessities is 57.9% higher than the U.S. average and 30.0% lower than the average for New York.

Queens, NY

Housing costs in Queens?
A typical home costs $748,200, which is 121.3% more expensive than the national average of $338,100 and 80.9% more expensive than the average New York home, at $413,600. Renting a two-bedroom unit in Queens costs $2,640 per month, which is 84.6% more than the national average of $1,430 and 25.8% more than the state average of $1,960.

Can I afford Queens?
To live comfortably in Queens, New York, a minimum annual income of $143,280 for a family, and $93,600 for a single person is recommended.

What does A.I. say about Queens?
Queens is another borough of New York City with a relatively high cost of living. Despite lower housing costs than Brooklyn, it is still 8% higher than the national average due to its high transportation costs and other necessities. Groceries, health care and utilities are also more costly compared to other parts of the country.
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