Methuen Town, MA Cost Of Living

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
121
Methuen Town's Overall Cost Of Living
1.2x
Higher Than The National Average
32 out of 113
In Massachusetts
4,857 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 Methuen Town is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Methuen Town, MA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Methuen Town has an overall cost of living index of 121 which is 1.2x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Massachusetts, Methuen Town has a cost of living index that's 0.9x lower than Massachusetts's index of 132.

The standard of living in Methuen Town ranks as #4,859 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Massachusetts. By definition, that implies Methuen Town ranks as the #1,560 most expensive place in the Bay State.

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Methuen Town Cost Of Living Vs. Massachusetts

Living Expense Methuen Town Massachusetts National Average
Overall 121 132 100
Services 114 119 100
Groceries 100 112 100
Health 113 123 100
Housing 148 164 100
Transportation 96 109 100
Utilities 112 116 100
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Methuen Town Cost of Living Vs. MA

Methuen Town, 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.

$350,200
Median Home Value
$1,276
Median Rent
$83,527
Median Income
Statistic Methuen Town Massachusetts United States
Median Home Value $350,200 $398,800 $229,800
Median Rent $1,276 $1,336 $1,096
Median Income $83,527 $84,385 $64,994
Home Value To Income 4.2x 4.7x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.18x 0.19x 0.2x

Detailed Methuen Town Services Costs Vs. Massachusetts

Item Methuen Town Massachusetts
Shampoo $0.98 $1.06
Movie $8.77 $10.68
Bowling $19.0 $14.67

Detailed Methuen Town Groceries Costs Vs. Massachusetts

Item Methuen Town Massachusetts
Ground Beef $3.49 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.19 $1.39
Milk $2.79 $2.05

Detailed Methuen Town Health Costs Vs. Massachusetts

Item Methuen Town Massachusetts
Haircut $25.03 $18.62
Beauty Salon $41.18 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.64 $2.34

Detailed Methuen Town Transportation Costs Vs. Massachusetts

Item Methuen Town Massachusetts
Potatoes $3.41 $3.29
Pizza $11.09 $10.62
Beer $8.99 $9.38
Optometrist $101.89 $108.57
Doctor $152.49 $116.17
Dentist $121.64 $99.13

Detailed Methuen Town Utilities Costs Vs. Massachusetts

Item Methuen Town Massachusetts
Gasoline $2.0 $2.22
Tire Balancing $51.84 $50.07
All Electricity $205.73 $167.67
Phone $179.98 $175.64

Methuen Town SnackAbility

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

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