Groton, CT Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
112
Groton's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average
16 out of 59
In Connecticut
4,290 out of 6,399
In America
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means Groton is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Groton, CT?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Groton has an overall cost of living index of 112 which is 1.1x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Connecticut, Groton has a cost of living index that's 0.9x lower than Connecticut's index of 124.

The standard of living in Groton ranks as #4,292 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Connecticut. By definition, that implies Groton ranks as the #2,114 most expensive place in the Constitution State.

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Groton Cost Of Living Vs. Connecticut

Living Expense Groton Connecticut National Average
Overall 112 124 100
Services 121 123 100
Groceries 107 108 100
Health 106 112 100
Housing 105 137 100
Transportation 108 114 100
Utilities 122 129 100
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Groton Cost of Living Vs. CT

Groton, CT Housing Cost Breakdown

Housing swings affordability the most between places in Connecticut, so we broke down the statistics around housing costs into more detail. It's also important to consider median household incomes to make apples-to-apples comparisons across locations.

Home and income come data comes from the most recent US Census ACS 2014-2018.

$221,800
Median Home Value
$1,014
Median Rent
$52,859
Median Income
Statistic Groton Connecticut United States
Median Home Value $221,800 $275,400 $217,500
Median Rent $1,014 $1,180 $1,062
Median Income $52,859 $78,444 $62,843
Home Value To Income 4.2x 3.5x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.23x 0.18x 0.2x

Detailed Groton Services Costs Vs. Connecticut

Item Groton Connecticut
Shampoo $0.99 $1.01
Movie $11.6 $10.72
Bowling $19.0 $13.86

Detailed Groton Groceries Costs Vs. Connecticut

Item Groton Connecticut
Ground Beef $3.45 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.67 $1.4
Milk $1.97 $1.96

Detailed Groton Health Costs Vs. Connecticut

Item Groton Connecticut
Haircut $28.2 $17.49
Beauty Salon $47.4 $38.17
Toothpaste $1.75 $2.32

Detailed Groton Transportation Costs Vs. Connecticut

Item Groton Connecticut
Potatoes $3.51 $3.18
Pizza $9.79 $10.39
Beer $10.19 $9.23
Optometrist $156.2 $106.34
Doctor $115.0 $115.25
Dentist $105.8 $98.38

Detailed Groton Utilities Costs Vs. Connecticut

Item Groton Connecticut
Gasoline $2.66 $2.59
Tire Balancing $58.32 $48.9
All Electricity $238.43 $167.6
Phone $174.02 $163.42

Groton SnackAbility

8.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
8
Affordability
5
Diversity
9.5
Safety
8
Amenities
8.5
Education
8
Commute
8.5

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Groton

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Groton
New London, CT 26,966 111 1.0x
Conning Towers Nautilus Park, CT 9,785 121 1.1x

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