Newark, DE Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-08
117
Newark's Overall Cost Of Living
1.2x
Higher Than The National Average
14 out of 18
In Delaware
4,628 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 Newark is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Newark, DE?

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.

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Newark Cost Of Living Vs. Delaware

Living Expense Newark Delaware National Average
Overall 117 113 100
Services 111 111 100
Groceries 125 118 100
Health 115 103 100
Housing 138 122 100
Transportation 113 110 100
Utilities 84 97 100
For more reading on cost of living around Delaware, check out:
Newark Cost of Living Vs. DE

Newark, DE Housing Cost Breakdown

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.

$277,700
Median Home Value
$1,282
Median Rent
$60,767
Median Income
Statistic Newark Delaware United States
Median Home Value $277,700 $258,300 $229,800
Median Rent $1,282 $1,150 $1,096
Median Income $60,767 $69,110 $64,994
Home Value To Income 4.6x 3.7x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.25x 0.2x 0.2x

Detailed Newark Services Costs Vs. Delaware

Item Newark Delaware
Shampoo $1.13 $1.06
Movie $12.88 $10.68
Bowling $16.5 $14.67

Detailed Newark Groceries Costs Vs. Delaware

Item Newark Delaware
Ground Beef $4.69 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.91 $1.39
Milk $2.54 $2.05

Detailed Newark Health Costs Vs. Delaware

Item Newark Delaware
Haircut $21.56 $18.62
Beauty Salon $40.11 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.86 $2.34

Detailed Newark Transportation Costs Vs. Delaware

Item Newark Delaware
Potatoes $4.51 $3.29
Pizza $9.74 $10.62
Beer $8.74 $9.38
Optometrist $102.08 $108.57
Doctor $109.17 $116.17
Dentist $133.33 $99.13

Detailed Newark Utilities Costs Vs. Delaware

Item Newark Delaware
Gasoline $2.16 $2.22
Tire Balancing $73.33 $50.07
All Electricity $129.7 $167.67
Phone $176.59 $175.64

Newark SnackAbility

7.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
4
Diversity
8.5
Safety
6
Amenities
9
Education
9.5
Commute
8.5

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Newark

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Newark
Bear, DE 21,397 109 0.9x
Elkton, MD 15,653 110 0.9x
Glasgow, DE 15,399 120 1.0x
Hockessin, DE 14,172 141 1.2x
Brookside, DE 13,741 109 0.9x
Pennsville, NJ 11,968 103 0.9x
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

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