According to the most recent data on the cost of living, New Haven has an overall cost of living index of 114 which is 1.1x higher than the national index of 100.
Compared to only Connecticut, New Haven has a cost of living index that's 0.9x lower than Connecticut's index of 124.
The standard of living in New Haven ranks as #4,429 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Connecticut. By definition, that implies New Haven ranks as the #1,990 most expensive place in the Constitution State.
|Living Expense||New Haven||Connecticut||National Average|
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.
|City||Population||Cost Of Living||Vs. New Haven|
|West Haven, CT||54,666||112||1.0x|
|East Haven, CT||28,645||117||1.0x|
|North Haven, CT||23,665||128||1.1x|
|Wallingford Center, CT||18,948||121||1.1x|
|Branford Center, CT||5,845||127||1.1x|