Wethersfield, CT Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
119
Wethersfield's Overall Cost Of Living
1.2x
Higher Than The National Average
35 out of 55
In Connecticut
4,736 out of 6,412
In America
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means Wethersfield is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Wethersfield, CT?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Wethersfield has an overall cost of living index of 119 which is 1.2x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Connecticut, Wethersfield has a cost of living index that's 1.0x lower than Connecticut's index of 124.

The standard of living in Wethersfield ranks as #4,738 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Connecticut. By definition, that implies Wethersfield ranks as the #1,680 most expensive place in the Constitution State.

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Wethersfield Cost Of Living Vs. Connecticut

Living Expense Wethersfield Connecticut National Average
Overall 119 124 100
Services 117 121 100
Groceries 106 108 100
Health 106 112 100
Housing 124 138 100
Transportation 109 112 100
Utilities 123 134 100
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Wethersfield Cost of Living Vs. CT

Wethersfield, 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.

$257,200
Median Home Value
$1,093
Median Rent
$90,881
Median Income
Statistic Wethersfield Connecticut United States
Median Home Value $257,200 $279,700 $229,800
Median Rent $1,093 $1,201 $1,096
Median Income $90,881 $79,855 $64,994
Home Value To Income 2.8x 3.5x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.14x 0.18x 0.2x

Detailed Wethersfield Services Costs Vs. Connecticut

Item Wethersfield Connecticut
Shampoo $0.95 $1.06
Movie $12.64 $10.68
Bowling $18.88 $14.67

Detailed Wethersfield Groceries Costs Vs. Connecticut

Item Wethersfield Connecticut
Ground Beef $4.34 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.41 $1.39
Milk $2.39 $2.05

Detailed Wethersfield Health Costs Vs. Connecticut

Item Wethersfield Connecticut
Haircut $30.29 $18.62
Beauty Salon $49.75 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.06 $2.34

Detailed Wethersfield Transportation Costs Vs. Connecticut

Item Wethersfield Connecticut
Potatoes $3.92 $3.29
Pizza $9.81 $10.62
Beer $11.01 $9.38
Optometrist $154.87 $108.57
Doctor $115.5 $116.17
Dentist $104.4 $99.13

Detailed Wethersfield Utilities Costs Vs. Connecticut

Item Wethersfield Connecticut
Gasoline $2.31 $2.22
Tire Balancing $58.77 $50.07
All Electricity $240.4 $167.67
Phone $178.6 $175.64

Wethersfield SnackAbility

7.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
8
Safety
7
Amenities
9
Education
8.5
Commute
8.5

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Wethersfield

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Wethersfield
Hartford, CT 122,549 107 0.9x
New Britain, CT 72,543 108 0.9x
West Hartford, CT 63,023 129 1.1x
East Hartford, CT 50,036 110 0.9x
Manchester, CT 35,946 112 0.9x
Newington, CT 30,114 118 1.0x
Windsor Locks, CT 12,732 115 1.0x
Kensington, CT 9,685 121 1.0x
Glastonbury Center, CT 8,483 124 1.0x
Southwood Acres, CT 8,352 115 1.0x

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