Queens County, 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 Y County, 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 County, NY

Housing costs in Queens?
A typical home costs $604,400, which is 78.8% more expensive than the national average of $338,100 and 46.1% more expensive than the average New York home, at $413,600. Renting a two-bedroom unit in Queens costs $2,450 per month, which is 71.3% more than the national average of $1,430 and 20.0% more than the state average of $1,960.

Can I afford Queens?
To live comfortably in Queens New Y County, New York, a minimum annual income of $115,920 for a family, and $86,800 for a single person is recommended.

What does A.I. say about Queens?
The cost of living in Queens, NY County is significantly higher than the US average. According to data from the US Census Bureau, the median house value in Queens is $604,400 compared to the US average of $338,100. Additionally, the cost of living index for Queens County is 157.9 compared to 100 for the US average. This means that everyday expenses such as groceries, transportation, housing and utilities are more expensive in Queens than other areas of the country.
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   100=National Average

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