According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Manchester has an overall cost of living index of 108 which is 1.1x higher than the national index of 100.
Compared to only New Hampshire, Manchester has a cost of living index that's 1.0x lower than New Hampshire's index of 113.
The standard of living in Manchester ranks as #3,955 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in New Hampshire. By definition, that implies Manchester ranks as the #2,464 most expensive place in the Granite State.
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Housing swings affordability the most between places in New Hampshire, 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.