Cost of Living in New York, New York

129%
higher than national avg.
369%
Housing
25%
Utilities
28%
Groceries
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New York, New York's cost of living is 129% higher than the national average. The cost of living in any area can vary based on factors such as your career, its average salary and the real estate market of that area. PayScale's Cost of Living Calculator can help you find out more about how your individual needs will factor in when beginning your research to figure out how much it would cost you to relocate.

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Cost of Living in New York, New York by Expense Category

Housing, Utilities & Transportation
New York's housing expenses are 369% higher than the national average and the utility prices are 25% higher than the national average. Transportation expenses like bus fares and gas prices are 33% higher than the national average.
Median Home Price
$1,628,124
Median Rent
$5,100 / month
Energy Bill
$210.08 / month
Phone Bill
$223.94 / month
Gas
$3.47 / gallon
Food & Grocery
New York has grocery prices that are 28% higher than the national average.
Loaf of Bread
$4.27
Gallon of Milk
$2.49
Carton of Eggs
$2.32
Bunch of Bananas
$4.30
Hamburger
$5.43
Healthcare
Healthcare in New York is 15% higher than the national average.
Doctor's Visit
$127.32
Dentist Visit
$109.38
Optometrist Visit
$119.30
Rx Drug
$507.15
Veterinary Visit
$76.07