Delaware Cost of Living

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Delaware cost of living score
More expensive
3.5% higher
than the US average
0.0% lower
than the Delaware average
Delaware gets a BestPlaces Cost of Living score of 103.5, which means the total cost of housing, food, childcare, transportation, healthcare, taxes, and other necessities is 3.5% higher than the U.S. average and 0.0% lower than the average for Delaware.


Housing costs in Delaware?
A typical home costs $336,200, which is 0.6% less expensive than the national average of $338,100 and 0.0% less expensive than the average Delaware home, at $336,200. Renting a two-bedroom unit in Delaware costs $1,330 per month, which is 7.0% cheaper than the national average of $1,430 and close to the state average of $1,330.

Can I afford Delaware?
To live comfortably in Delaware, a minimum annual income of $64,440 for a family, and $43,600 for a single person is recommended.

What does A.I. say about Delaware?
Delaware State offers a moderate cost of living compared to other states, making it an attractive option for those who are looking to relocate. The overall cost of living in Delaware is 6.9% lower than the national average, making it a great option for those who want to stretch their budget further. Grocery and utility costs tend to be lower than the national average. Additionally, property taxes in Delaware tend to be on the lower end compared to other states. Those considering relocating should compare living expenses with their current state before making a decision.
   Cost of living score
     CategoriesDelaware, DelawareUnited States

   100=National Average

   Average Rent by Bedroom Size
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Over 6 years ago

Delaware is a small state which makes everything you need close. It is also centrally located between major cities like Baltimore and Philadelphia. The property taxes  More

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Over 13 years ago

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Over 14 years ago

i would like to know is dover,de is a good place to raise kids.cause i have 4. is the crime rate low? where is the best area to live in dover,de? please reply...... if  More

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