According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Newark has an overall cost of living index of 117 which is 1.2x higher than the national index of 100.
Compared to only Delaware, Newark has a cost of living index that's 1.0x higher than Delaware's index of 113.
The standard of living in Newark ranks as #4,630 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Delaware. By definition, that implies Newark ranks as the #1,789 most expensive place in the First State.
|Living Expense||Newark||Delaware||National Average|
Housing swings affordability the most between places in Delaware, 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. Newark|
|Pike Creek Valley, DE||11,346||116||1.0x|
|Wilmington Manor, DE||8,335||106||0.9x|
|North Star, DE||7,546||143||1.2x|
|Carneys Point, NJ||7,302||106||0.9x|