New York Cost of Living

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New York cost of living score
More expensive
21.5% higher
than the US average
0.0% lower
than the New York average
New York gets a BestPlaces Cost of Living score of 121.5, which means the total cost of housing, food, childcare, transportation, healthcare, taxes, and other necessities is 21.5% higher than the U.S. average and 0.0% lower than the average for New York.

New York

Housing costs in New York?
A typical home costs $413,600, which is 22.3% more expensive than the national average of $338,100 and 0.0% less expensive than the average New York home, at $413,600. Renting a two-bedroom unit in New York costs $1,960 per month, which is 37.1% more than the national average of $1,430 and close to the state average of $1,960.

Can I afford New York?
To live comfortably in New York, a minimum annual income of $79,200 for a family, and $67,200 for a single person is recommended.

What does A.I. say about New York?
The cost of living in New York State is generally higher than the national average. The state has one of the highest housing costs in the country, with rent prices often double what you would expect to pay in other states. Other expenses such as utilities, groceries, and transportation can also be more expensive than other parts of the U.S., although there are variations depending on where you live. However, there are many wonderful opportunities to make a living and experience culture in New York State that can offset some of these expenses.
   Cost of living score
     CategoriesNew York, New YorkUnited States

   100=National Average

   Average Rent by Bedroom Size
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Over 4 years ago

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Over 8 years ago

As far as the outdoors, New York is a beautiful state with a lot to offer than most people think. New York has two of the best state parks in the country. Watkins Glen  More

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There are many things I love about New York but the top of my list is the easy access to the best healthcare anywhere.  More

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