North Adams, MA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
100
North Adams's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average
2 out of 118
In Massachusetts
3,200 out of 6,399
In America
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means North Adams is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in North Adams, MA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, North Adams has an overall cost of living index of 100 which is 1.0x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Massachusetts, North Adams has a cost of living index that's 0.8x lower than Massachusetts's index of 131.

The standard of living in North Adams ranks as #3,201 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Massachusetts. By definition, that implies North Adams ranks as the #3,205 most expensive place in the Bay State.

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North Adams Cost Of Living Vs. Massachusetts

Living Expense North Adams Massachusetts National Average
Overall 100 131 100
Services 109 122 100
Groceries 119 109 100
Health 128 121 100
Housing 78 165 100
Transportation 106 107 100
Utilities 92 114 100
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North Adams Cost of Living Vs. MA

North Adams, 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.

$140,900
Median Home Value
$757
Median Rent
$41,471
Median Income
Statistic North Adams Massachusetts United States
Median Home Value $140,900 $381,600 $217,500
Median Rent $757 $1,282 $1,062
Median Income $41,471 $81,215 $62,843
Home Value To Income 3.4x 4.7x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.22x 0.19x 0.2x

Detailed North Adams Services Costs Vs. Massachusetts

Item North Adams Massachusetts
Shampoo $1.04 $1.01
Movie $10.63 $10.72
Bowling $13.0 $13.86

Detailed North Adams Groceries Costs Vs. Massachusetts

Item North Adams Massachusetts
Ground Beef $4.52 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.79 $1.4
Milk $2.02 $1.96

Detailed North Adams Health Costs Vs. Massachusetts

Item North Adams Massachusetts
Haircut $14.67 $17.49
Beauty Salon $44.33 $38.17
Toothpaste $2.82 $2.32

Detailed North Adams Transportation Costs Vs. Massachusetts

Item North Adams Massachusetts
Potatoes $4.49 $3.18
Pizza $12.99 $10.39
Beer $10.66 $9.23
Optometrist $137.5 $106.34
Doctor $168.33 $115.25
Dentist $133.75 $98.38

Detailed North Adams Utilities Costs Vs. Massachusetts

Item North Adams Massachusetts
Gasoline $2.67 $2.59
Tire Balancing $55.32 $48.9
All Electricity $145.19 $167.6
Phone $178.27 $163.42

North Adams SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
6
Affordability
6
Diversity
7
Safety
4
Amenities
8
Education
6
Commute
9

Cost Of Living In Cities Around North Adams

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. North Adams
Pittsfield, MA 42,766 103 1.0x
Saratoga Springs, NY 27,943 122 1.2x
Cohoes, NY 16,684 99 1.0x
Greenville, OH 12,766 76 0.8x
Rensselaer, NY 9,259 97 1.0x
Bennington, VT 8,629 102 1.0x
Colonie, NY 7,737 108 1.1x
Scotia, NY 7,667 97 1.0x
Westmere, NY 6,933 111 1.1x
Adams, MA 5,335 99 1.0x

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