Southbridge Town, MA Cost Of Living

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
116
Southbridge Town's Overall Cost Of Living
1.2x
Higher Than The National Average
21 out of 113
In Massachusetts
4,558 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 Southbridge Town is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

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

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Southbridge Town has an overall cost of living index of 116 which is 1.2x higher than the national index of 100.

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

The standard of living in Southbridge Town ranks as #4,560 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Massachusetts. By definition, that implies Southbridge Town ranks as the #1,858 most expensive place in the Bay State.

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Southbridge Town Cost Of Living Vs. Massachusetts

Living Expense Southbridge Town Massachusetts National Average
Overall 116 132 100
Services 129 119 100
Groceries 109 112 100
Health 121 123 100
Housing 98 164 100
Transportation 113 109 100
Utilities 122 116 100
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Southbridge Town Cost of Living Vs. MA

Southbridge 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.

$214,500
Median Home Value
$917
Median Rent
$52,900
Median Income
Statistic Southbridge Town Massachusetts United States
Median Home Value $214,500 $398,800 $229,800
Median Rent $917 $1,336 $1,096
Median Income $52,900 $84,385 $64,994
Home Value To Income 4.1x 4.7x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.21x 0.19x 0.2x

Detailed Southbridge Town Services Costs Vs. Massachusetts

Item Southbridge Town Massachusetts
Shampoo $1.02 $1.06
Movie $12.55 $10.68
Bowling $5.61 $14.67

Detailed Southbridge Town Groceries Costs Vs. Massachusetts

Item Southbridge Town Massachusetts
Ground Beef $3.34 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.71 $1.39
Milk $2.49 $2.05

Detailed Southbridge Town Health Costs Vs. Massachusetts

Item Southbridge Town Massachusetts
Haircut $16.68 $18.62
Beauty Salon $50.37 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.75 $2.34

Detailed Southbridge Town Transportation Costs Vs. Massachusetts

Item Southbridge Town Massachusetts
Potatoes $3.3 $3.29
Pizza $11.3 $10.62
Beer $9.6 $9.38
Optometrist $136.98 $108.57
Doctor $151.91 $116.17
Dentist $110.63 $99.13

Detailed Southbridge Town Utilities Costs Vs. Massachusetts

Item Southbridge Town Massachusetts
Gasoline $2.42 $2.22
Tire Balancing $59.24 $50.07
All Electricity $217.29 $167.67
Phone $31.08 $175.64

Southbridge Town SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
8
Affordability
6
Diversity
8.5
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8
Education
5
Commute
6

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