Zip 05673 (Waitsfield, VT) Cost of Living


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United States / Vermont / Barre Metro Area / Washington County / No City / Waitsfield (zip 05673)

Waitsfield cost of living score
98.9
Less expensive
1.1% lower
than the US average
1.9% lower
than the Vermont average
Waitsfield (zip 05673), Vermont gets a BestPlaces Cost of Living score of 98.9, which means the total cost of housing, food, childcare, transportation, healthcare, taxes, and other necessities is 1.1% lower than the U.S. average and 1.9% lower than the average for Vermont.

Zip 05673 (Waitsfield, VT)

Housing costs in Waitsfield?
A typical home costs $479,100, which is 41.7% more expensive than the national average of $338,100 and 39.0% more expensive than the average Vermont home, at $344,600. Renting a two-bedroom unit in Waitsfield costs $1,470 per month, which is 2.8% more than the national average of $1,430 and 12.2% more than the state average of $1,290.

Can I afford Waitsfield?
To live comfortably in Waitsfield (zip 05673), Vermont, a minimum annual income of $91,800 for a family, and $44,800 for a single person is recommended.

What does A.I. say about Waitsfield?
The cost of living in Waitsfield, VT (Zip Code 05673) is on the high side compared to other U.S. cities, with a Cost of Living Index score of 145.5. That means Waitsfield residents must spend 45.5% more than the national average for goods and services on things like housing, groceries, utilities, health care and transportation. However, despite the higher overall costs associated with living in Waitsfield, it still remains an attractive place to live due to its picturesque natural beauty and access to outdoor activities such as skiing and hiking. Furthermore, because of its small-town charm and sense of community, many people find that the benefits of living in Waitsfield far outweigh any small additional cost incurred from living there.
   Cost of living score
     CategoriesWaitsfieldVermontUnited States
  98.9100.8100.0
  111.7106.7100
  128.7128.5100.0
  128.1100.8100.0
  $479,100$344,600$338,100
  118.6%117.4%100.0%
  79.077.9100.0
  132.7110.1100.0

   100=National Average

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