Ridgefield, CT Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
174
Ridgefield's Overall Cost Of Living
1.7x
Higher Than The National Average
53 out of 59
In Connecticut
6,156 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 Ridgefield is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Ridgefield, CT?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Ridgefield has an overall cost of living index of 174 which is 1.7x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Connecticut, Ridgefield has a cost of living index that's 1.4x higher than Connecticut's index of 124.

The standard of living in Ridgefield ranks as #6,162 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Connecticut. By definition, that implies Ridgefield ranks as the #245 most expensive place in the Constitution State.

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Ridgefield Cost Of Living Vs. Connecticut

Living Expense Ridgefield Connecticut National Average
Overall 174 124 100
Services 123 123 100
Groceries 110 108 100
Health 117 112 100
Housing 300 137 100
Transportation 124 114 100
Utilities 123 129 100
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Ridgefield Cost of Living Vs. CT

Ridgefield, 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.

$663,600
Median Home Value
$1,665
Median Rent
$133,647
Median Income
Statistic Ridgefield Connecticut United States
Median Home Value $663,600 $275,400 $217,500
Median Rent $1,665 $1,180 $1,062
Median Income $133,647 $78,444 $62,843
Home Value To Income 5.0x 3.5x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.15x 0.18x 0.2x

Detailed Ridgefield Services Costs Vs. Connecticut

Item Ridgefield Connecticut
Shampoo $0.96 $1.01
Movie $13.9 $10.72
Bowling $17.0 $13.86

Detailed Ridgefield Groceries Costs Vs. Connecticut

Item Ridgefield Connecticut
Ground Beef $4.57 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.89 $1.4
Milk $2.15 $1.96

Detailed Ridgefield Health Costs Vs. Connecticut

Item Ridgefield Connecticut
Haircut $30.6 $17.49
Beauty Salon $59.0 $38.17
Toothpaste $2.05 $2.32

Detailed Ridgefield Transportation Costs Vs. Connecticut

Item Ridgefield Connecticut
Potatoes $3.99 $3.18
Pizza $9.39 $10.39
Beer $9.89 $9.23
Optometrist $133.0 $106.34
Doctor $128.0 $115.25
Dentist $131.0 $98.38

Detailed Ridgefield Utilities Costs Vs. Connecticut

Item Ridgefield Connecticut
Gasoline $2.98 $2.59
Tire Balancing $69.96 $48.9
All Electricity $242.33 $167.6
Phone $174.02 $163.42

Ridgefield SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
9/10
Housing
9.5
Affordability
7
Diversity
6
Safety
9.5
Amenities
8
Education
9.5
Commute
3

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Ridgefield

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Ridgefield
Danbury, CT 84,619 129 0.7x
Darien, CT 21,742 253 1.5x
Jefferson Valley-Yorktown, NY 14,205 145 0.8x
Mount Kisco, NY 10,866 143 0.8x
Bethel, CT 10,012 129 0.7x
Rye Brook, NY 9,487 184 1.1x
Mahopac, NY 8,203 139 0.8x
Lake Carmel, NY 8,067 128 0.7x
Pleasantville, NY 7,221 164 0.9x
Carmel Hamlet, NY 6,345 130 0.7x

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