Quincy, MA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
139
Quincy's Overall Cost Of Living
1.4x
Higher Than The National Average
69 out of 113
In Massachusetts
5,546 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 Quincy is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Quincy, MA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Quincy has an overall cost of living index of 139 which is 1.4x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Massachusetts, Quincy has a cost of living index that's 1.1x higher than Massachusetts's index of 132.

The standard of living in Quincy ranks as #5,549 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Massachusetts. By definition, that implies Quincy ranks as the #870 most expensive place in the Bay State.

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Quincy Cost Of Living Vs. Massachusetts

Living Expense Quincy Massachusetts National Average
Overall 139 132 100
Services 128 119 100
Groceries 114 112 100
Health 123 123 100
Housing 181 164 100
Transportation 107 109 100
Utilities 122 116 100
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Quincy Cost of Living Vs. MA

Quincy, 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.

$453,100
Median Home Value
$1,659
Median Rent
$80,462
Median Income
Statistic Quincy Massachusetts United States
Median Home Value $453,100 $398,800 $229,800
Median Rent $1,659 $1,336 $1,096
Median Income $80,462 $84,385 $64,994
Home Value To Income 5.6x 4.7x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.25x 0.19x 0.2x

Detailed Quincy Services Costs Vs. Massachusetts

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

Detailed Quincy Groceries Costs Vs. Massachusetts

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

Detailed Quincy Health Costs Vs. Massachusetts

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

Detailed Quincy Transportation Costs Vs. Massachusetts

Item Quincy 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 Quincy Utilities Costs Vs. Massachusetts

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

Quincy SnackAbility

8.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
9
Affordability
4
Diversity
9
Safety
6
Amenities
10
Education
8
Commute
3

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Quincy

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Quincy
Boston, MA 689,326 148 1.1x
Newton, MA 88,322 192 1.4x
Brookline, MA 59,223 191 1.4x
Lexington, MA 33,304 190 1.4x
Needham, MA 31,177 180 1.3x
Wellesley, MA 28,747 216 1.6x
Milton, MA 27,590 156 1.1x
Reading, MA 25,236 152 1.1x
Winchester, MA 22,760 190 1.4x
Marblehead, MA 20,530 165 1.2x

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