Westchester County, NY Cost of Living

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Westchester cost of living score
More expensive
57.0% higher
than the US average
29.2% higher
than the New York average
Westchester New Y County, New York gets a BestPlaces Cost of Living score of 157, which means the total cost of housing, food, childcare, transportation, healthcare, taxes, and other necessities is 57.0% higher than the U.S. average and 29.2% lower than the average for New York.

Westchester County, NY

Housing costs in Westchester?
A typical home costs $691,600, which is 104.6% more expensive than the national average of $338,100 and 67.2% more expensive than the average New York home, at $413,600. Renting a two-bedroom unit in Westchester costs $2,030 per month, which is 42.0% more than the national average of $1,430 and 3.4% more than the state average of $1,960.

Can I afford Westchester?
To live comfortably in Westchester New Y County, New York, a minimum annual income of $132,480 for a family, and $66,800 for a single person is recommended.

What does A.I. say about Westchester?
The cost of living in Westchester, NY County is significantly higher than the US average. With a Cost of Living score of 157, it is 57 points higher than the US average of 100. This means that the same goods and services cost almost 57% more in Westchester, NY County than they do nationally. This is reflected in the house median value which stands at $691,600, almost double the national average of $338,100.
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My family's 4th generation Westchester. The problem is, it went from "a lil pricey, lots of affluent folks, but certainly feasible for blue-collar, working-class  More

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