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The cost of living in Rhode Island State is higher than the national average. Housing costs are significantly higher, as is the cost of utilities and other basic necessities. Taxes are also higher in Rhode Island, although it does have one of the lowest sales taxes in the country. In addition, because the state is so small and has limited land resources, the cost of goods can be high due to transportation costs. Despite these high costs, Rhode Island offers a variety of cultural and recreational attractions that make living in the state worthwhile for many individuals and families.Our cost of living indices are based on a US average of 100. An amount below 100 means Rhode Island is cheaper than the US average. A cost of living index above 100 means Rhode Island, Rhode Island is more expensive.
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