Pawtucket, RI Cost of Living

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Pawtucket cost of living score
More expensive
8.8% higher
than the US average
3.3% lower
than the Rhode Island average
Pawtucket, Rhode Island gets a BestPlaces Cost of Living score of 108.8, which means the total cost of housing, food, childcare, transportation, healthcare, taxes, and other necessities is 8.8% higher than the U.S. average and 3.3% higher than the average for Rhode Island.

Pawtucket, RI

Housing costs in Pawtucket?
A typical home costs $322,600, which is 4.6% less expensive than the national average of $338,100 and 19.6% less expensive than the average Rhode Island home, at $401,200. Renting a two-bedroom unit in Pawtucket costs $1,340 per month, which is 6.3% cheaper than the national average of $1,430 and 6.7% cheaper than the state average of $1,430.

Can I afford Pawtucket?
To live comfortably in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, a minimum annual income of $61,920 for a family, and $44,400 for a single person is recommended.

What does A.I. say about Pawtucket?
Pawtucket, Rhode Island has a cost of living index rating slightly higher than that if the nation at 107 due largely to its relatively high housing costs making up 46%, transportation at 13%, groceries (11%), utilities (7%) and healthcare making up 9%. Although utility costs remain relatively high due largely to expensive power sources such as coal or nuclear energy most other categories are either on par or even below average providing citizens with an overall moderate cost of living compared with almost anywhere else in America whilst having access similar amenities found citywide from whatever municipality they call home.
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Over 5 years ago

Horrible place I wish I could move. I never want to live here, the weather is bad and I get sick very often due to the weather.  More

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