Hingham, MA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
185
Hingham's Overall Cost Of Living
1.9x
Higher Than The National Average
107 out of 113
In Massachusetts
6,242 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 Hingham is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Hingham, MA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Hingham has an overall cost of living index of 185 which is 1.9x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Massachusetts, Hingham has a cost of living index that's 1.4x higher than Massachusetts's index of 132.

The standard of living in Hingham ranks as #6,248 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Massachusetts. By definition, that implies Hingham ranks as the #171 most expensive place in the Bay State.

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Hingham Cost Of Living Vs. Massachusetts

Living Expense Hingham Massachusetts National Average
Overall 185 132 100
Services 128 119 100
Groceries 113 112 100
Health 122 123 100
Housing 331 164 100
Transportation 108 109 100
Utilities 121 116 100
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Hingham Cost of Living Vs. MA

Hingham, MA Housing Cost Breakdown

Housing swings affordability the most between places in Massachusetts, 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.

$976,700
Median Home Value
$1,598
Median Rent
$172,768
Median Income
Statistic Hingham Massachusetts United States
Median Home Value $976,700 $398,800 $229,800
Median Rent $1,598 $1,336 $1,096
Median Income $172,768 $84,385 $64,994
Home Value To Income 5.7x 4.7x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.11x 0.19x 0.2x

Detailed Hingham Services Costs Vs. Massachusetts

Item Hingham Massachusetts
Shampoo $1.0 $1.06
Movie $14.43 $10.68
Bowling $21.0 $14.67

Detailed Hingham Groceries Costs Vs. Massachusetts

Item Hingham Massachusetts
Ground Beef $3.74 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.64 $1.39
Milk $2.27 $2.05

Detailed Hingham Health Costs Vs. Massachusetts

Item Hingham Massachusetts
Haircut $34.97 $18.62
Beauty Salon $64.17 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.3 $2.34

Detailed Hingham Transportation Costs Vs. Massachusetts

Item Hingham Massachusetts
Potatoes $4.02 $3.29
Pizza $11.16 $10.62
Beer $9.29 $9.38
Optometrist $102.75 $108.57
Doctor $194.0 $116.17
Dentist $108.27 $99.13

Detailed Hingham Utilities Costs Vs. Massachusetts

Item Hingham Massachusetts
Gasoline $2.19 $2.22
Tire Balancing $64.47 $50.07
All Electricity $233.87 $167.67
Phone $181.11 $175.64

Hingham SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
9.5
Affordability
8
Diversity
3
Safety
8
Amenities
8
Education
10
Commute
3

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Hingham

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Hingham
Quincy, MA 94,389 139 0.8x
Newton, MA 88,322 192 1.0x
Southfield, MI 72,966 96 0.5x
Brookline, MA 59,223 191 1.0x
Arlington, MA 45,379 162 0.9x
Needham, MA 31,177 180 1.0x
Melrose, MA 28,054 145 0.8x
Milton, MA 27,590 156 0.8x
Belmont, MA 26,158 181 1.0x
Winchester, MA 22,760 190 1.0x

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