West Springfield Town, MA Cost Of Living

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-02-06
112
West Springfield Town's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average
17 out of 118
In Massachusetts
4,290 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 West Springfield Town is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in West Springfield Town, MA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, West Springfield Town has an overall cost of living index of 112 which is 1.1x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Massachusetts, West Springfield Town has a cost of living index that's 0.9x lower than Massachusetts's index of 131.

The standard of living in West Springfield Town ranks as #4,292 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Massachusetts. By definition, that implies West Springfield Town ranks as the #2,114 most expensive place in the Bay State.

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West Springfield Town Cost Of Living Vs. Massachusetts

Living Expense West Springfield Town Massachusetts National Average
Overall 112 131 100
Services 121 122 100
Groceries 107 109 100
Health 106 121 100
Housing 103 165 100
Transportation 108 107 100
Utilities 122 114 100
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West Springfield Town Cost of Living Vs. MA

West Springfield 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.

$225,100
Median Home Value
$878
Median Rent
$53,053
Median Income
Statistic West Springfield Town Massachusetts United States
Median Home Value $225,100 $381,600 $217,500
Median Rent $878 $1,282 $1,062
Median Income $53,053 $81,215 $62,843
Home Value To Income 4.2x 4.7x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.2x 0.19x 0.2x

Detailed West Springfield Town Services Costs Vs. Massachusetts

Item West Springfield Town Massachusetts
Shampoo $0.99 $1.01
Movie $11.6 $10.72
Bowling $19.0 $13.86

Detailed West Springfield Town Groceries Costs Vs. Massachusetts

Item West Springfield Town Massachusetts
Ground Beef $3.45 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.67 $1.4
Milk $1.97 $1.96

Detailed West Springfield Town Health Costs Vs. Massachusetts

Item West Springfield Town Massachusetts
Haircut $28.2 $17.49
Beauty Salon $47.4 $38.17
Toothpaste $1.75 $2.32

Detailed West Springfield Town Transportation Costs Vs. Massachusetts

Item West Springfield Town Massachusetts
Potatoes $3.51 $3.18
Pizza $9.79 $10.39
Beer $10.19 $9.23
Optometrist $156.2 $106.34
Doctor $115.0 $115.25
Dentist $105.8 $98.38

Detailed West Springfield Town Utilities Costs Vs. Massachusetts

Item West Springfield Town Massachusetts
Gasoline $2.66 $2.59
Tire Balancing $58.32 $48.9
All Electricity $238.43 $167.6
Phone $174.02 $163.42

West Springfield Town SnackAbility

7
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
8
Affordability
6
Diversity
8
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8.5
Education
8
Commute
8.5

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