Zip 05257 (North Bennington, VT) Cost of Living

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North Bennington cost of living score
Less expensive
5.8% lower
than the US average
6.5% lower
than the Vermont average
North Bennington (zip 05257), Vermont gets a BestPlaces Cost of Living score of 94.2, which means the total cost of housing, food, childcare, transportation, healthcare, taxes, and other necessities is 5.8% lower than the U.S. average and 6.5% lower than the average for Vermont.

Zip 05257 (North Bennington, VT)

Housing costs in North Bennington?
A typical home costs $263,700, which is 22.0% less expensive than the national average of $338,100 and 23.5% less expensive than the average Vermont home, at $344,600. Renting a two-bedroom unit in North Bennington costs $1,150 per month, which is 19.6% cheaper than the national average of $1,430 and 12.2% cheaper than the state average of $1,290.

Can I afford North Bennington?
To live comfortably in North Bennington (zip 05257), Vermont, a minimum annual income of $50,400 for a family, and $36,400 for a single person is recommended.

What does A.I. say about North Bennington?
05257 North Bennington, VT is an expensive place to live. According to Sperling's Best Places, the cost of living index is 155.4, which is much higher than the U.S. average of 100. Housing prices are particularly high in this area, with a median home value estimated at $251,087 and monthly rental costs reported as $1,293 for a one-bedroom apartment. Additionally, all other costs such as groceries, gas and utilities are more expensive than average. However, 05257 North Bennington is considered one of the best places to live in Vermont and many people are willing to pay a premium for the quality of life this area offers its residents.
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     CategoriesNorth BenningtonVermontUnited States

   100=National Average

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