Cranston, Rhode Island's cost of living is 27% 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 Cranston, Rhode Island by Expense Category
Housing, Utilities & Transportation
Cranston's housing expenses are 68% higher than the national average and the utility prices are 36% higher than the national average. Transportation expenses like bus fares and gas prices are 2% higher than the national average.
Median Home Price
$1,822 / month
$228.35 / month
$243.42 / month
$2.66 / gallon
Food & Grocery
Cranston has grocery prices that are 8% higher than the national average.
Loaf of Bread
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Healthcare in Cranston is 7% higher than the national average.