Vermont Cost of Living

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Vermont cost of living score
More expensive
0.8% higher
than the US average
0.0% lower
than the Vermont average
Vermont gets a BestPlaces Cost of Living score of 100.8, which means the total cost of housing, food, childcare, transportation, healthcare, taxes, and other necessities is 0.8% higher than the U.S. average and 0.0% lower than the average for Vermont.


Housing costs in Vermont?
A typical home costs $344,600, which is 1.9% more expensive than the national average of $338,100 and 0.0% less expensive than the average Vermont home, at $344,600. Renting a two-bedroom unit in Vermont costs $1,290 per month, which is 9.8% cheaper than the national average of $1,430 and close to the state average of $1,290.

Can I afford Vermont?
To live comfortably in Vermont, a minimum annual income of $65,880 for a family, and $41,200 for a single person is recommended.

What does A.I. say about Vermont?
The cost of living in Vermont State is slightly higher than the national average. The median home value in Vermont is $248,900 compared to the national median of $231,200. Renters can expect to pay an average of $1,243 per month for a two-bedroom unit, while groceries and utilities are also more expensive than the national average. While residents in Vermont may pay more for certain everyday items and services, they benefit from low state taxes and no sales tax on most food items. Overall, living in Vermont State is an affordable option for many people looking for a good quality of life and access to outdoor activities.
   Cost of living score
     CategoriesVermont, VermontUnited States

   100=National Average

   Average Rent by Bedroom Size
Reviews for Vermont
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Over 9 years ago

Hi, I'm looking for beauty, good hiking trails, and some light sight seeing. I have a couple of friends who have been to Vermont and loved it. They say that Vermont  More

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Over 9 years ago

Burlington is a safe and lively place to live; including the metro area the population is medium sized. Employment is only mediocre and the winters are long and cold.  More

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Over 10 years ago

Spent 48 years on the NY / Vermont border living and working in both states. The reason we moved to Florida three years ago was because of taxes, politics, taxes, cold  More

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