Orange, CT Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
144
Orange's Overall Cost Of Living
1.4x
Higher Than The National Average
49 out of 59
In Connecticut
5,694 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 Orange is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Orange, CT?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Orange has an overall cost of living index of 144 which is 1.4x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Connecticut, Orange has a cost of living index that's 1.2x higher than Connecticut's index of 124.

The standard of living in Orange ranks as #5,698 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Connecticut. By definition, that implies Orange ranks as the #709 most expensive place in the Constitution State.

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Orange Cost Of Living Vs. Connecticut

Living Expense Orange Connecticut National Average
Overall 144 124 100
Services 125 123 100
Groceries 109 108 100
Health 113 112 100
Housing 198 137 100
Transportation 110 114 100
Utilities 142 129 100
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Orange Cost of Living Vs. CT

Orange, 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.

$389,900
Median Home Value
$1,648
Median Rent
$121,308
Median Income
Statistic Orange Connecticut United States
Median Home Value $389,900 $275,400 $217,500
Median Rent $1,648 $1,180 $1,062
Median Income $121,308 $78,444 $62,843
Home Value To Income 3.2x 3.5x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.16x 0.18x 0.2x

Detailed Orange Services Costs Vs. Connecticut

Item Orange Connecticut
Shampoo $0.97 $1.01
Movie $12.7 $10.72
Bowling $19.2 $13.86

Detailed Orange Groceries Costs Vs. Connecticut

Item Orange Connecticut
Ground Beef $3.99 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.68 $1.4
Milk $2.51 $1.96

Detailed Orange Health Costs Vs. Connecticut

Item Orange Connecticut
Haircut $27.4 $17.49
Beauty Salon $53.8 $38.17
Toothpaste $1.75 $2.32

Detailed Orange Transportation Costs Vs. Connecticut

Item Orange Connecticut
Potatoes $3.99 $3.18
Pizza $9.39 $10.39
Beer $9.99 $9.23
Optometrist $114.6 $106.34
Doctor $131.6 $115.25
Dentist $116.8 $98.38

Detailed Orange Utilities Costs Vs. Connecticut

Item Orange Connecticut
Gasoline $2.84 $2.59
Tire Balancing $55.94 $48.9
All Electricity $299.32 $167.6
Phone $174.02 $163.42

Orange SnackAbility

7
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
9/10
Housing
9
Affordability
8
Diversity
7
Safety
8
Amenities
8
Education
9.5
Commute
6

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Orange

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Orange
New Haven, CT 130,331 117 0.8x
West Haven, CT 54,763 117 0.8x
Stratford, CT 52,120 125 0.9x
Shelton, CT 41,141 135 0.9x
Trumbull, CT 35,976 147 1.0x
Naugatuck, CT 31,347 114 0.8x
East Haven, CT 28,742 119 0.8x
North Haven, CT 23,722 131 0.9x
Ansonia, CT 18,802 119 0.8x
Wallingford Center, CT 18,360 122 0.8x

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