According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Atlantic City has an overall cost of living index of 96 which is 1.0x lower than the national index of 100.
Compared to only New Jersey, Atlantic City has a cost of living index that's 0.8x lower than New Jersey's index of 121.
The standard of living in Atlantic City ranks as #2,601 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in New Jersey. By definition, that implies Atlantic City ranks as the #3,818 most expensive place in the Garden State.
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Housing swings affordability the most between places in New Jersey, 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.