Cost of Living in Middlesex, New Jersey

Cost of Living in Middlesex, NJ is

16% higher

than the National Average

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Enter your current job title and salary below to see what you would need to earn in Middlesex, New Jersey in order to maintain your standard of living. Plus, see the median salary for your job title in Middlesex, New Jersey.

Whether you're considering relocation to Middlesex, New Jersey or just curious about the cost of living in Middlesex, New Jersey, the PayScale Cost of Living Calculator is the place to begin your research. When looking at the cost of living charts below, be sure to pay attention to the housing expense category. Housing costs and mortgage rates can vary by city because local banks can have different mortgage rates from their national competition. If you are serious about relocation to Middlesex, New Jersey, you might want to investigate local mortgage rate options before you put your house up for sale.

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Average Cost of Living in New Jersey: Middlesex

Small towns are often dismissed due to the stereotype that they come with many disadvantages. Proving many disbelievers wrong, Middlesex, New Jersey is a small town with lots of charm, history and potential. Middlesex was incorporated as a neighborhood in New Jersey in 1913, and has continued to attract people over the years. Historical buildings and weekend farmers markets increase the charm of Middlesex, and make it a great place to live. In general, the average cost of living in New Jersey is higher than the national average, and Middlesex is no exception. The average cost of living in Middlesex is 24 percent greater than the national average. The greatest contributor to this difference is the cost of housing, which is 54 percent above the national average. This might seem expensive to some, but is relatively low when compared to the high Cost of Housing in New York City. Middlesex also has a lower cost of living (and housing) than some cities located closer to New York City, including Newark, Elizabeth and Passaic.

If you're considering a move to New Jersey, it might be most helpful to research how the cost of living in Middlesex and other cities compares to the cost of living in your city. Using PayScale’s Cost of Living Calculator, you can get both salary and cost of living comparisons for numerous U.S. cities.

Salaries in New Jersey

To research salaries in New Jersey, simply enter your job title into the salary calculator, choose a location, and hit calculate. You'll find the median salary for your occupation in your chosen area. For example, the median Registered Nurse Salary in Middlesex ranges from around $56,000 to around $76,000. For IT professionals, the median Project Manager Salary is in the $67,000 to $98,000 range. To compare salaries in multiple New Jersey locations, see the chart showing median New Jersey Salaries by City. And to find out which professional fields tend to be most lucrative, take a look at Salaries in New Jersey by Industry. You'll find a range of industries represented, including health care, education, information technology and financial services.

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