Bernardsville, NJ Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-08
164
Bernardsville's Overall Cost Of Living
1.6x
Higher Than The National Average
219 out of 251
In New Jersey
6,052 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 Bernardsville is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Bernardsville, NJ?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Bernardsville has an overall cost of living index of 164 which is 1.6x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only New Jersey, Bernardsville has a cost of living index that's 1.4x higher than New Jersey's index of 121.

The standard of living in Bernardsville ranks as #6,056 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in New Jersey. By definition, that implies Bernardsville ranks as the #363 most expensive place in the Garden State.

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Bernardsville Cost Of Living Vs. New Jersey

Living Expense Bernardsville New Jersey National Average
Overall 164 121 100
Services 106 107 100
Groceries 116 107 100
Health 102 100 100
Housing 309 160 100
Transportation 112 106 100
Utilities 92 98 100
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Bernardsville Cost of Living Vs. NJ

Bernardsville, NJ Housing Cost Breakdown

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.

$655,300
Median Home Value
$1,721
Median Rent
$161,655
Median Income
Statistic Bernardsville New Jersey United States
Median Home Value $655,300 $343,500 $229,800
Median Rent $1,721 $1,368 $1,096
Median Income $161,655 $85,245 $64,994
Home Value To Income 4.1x 4.0x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.13x 0.19x 0.2x

Detailed Bernardsville Services Costs Vs. New Jersey

Item Bernardsville New Jersey
Shampoo $1.09 $1.06
Movie $12.38 $10.68
Bowling $20.56 $14.67

Detailed Bernardsville Groceries Costs Vs. New Jersey

Item Bernardsville New Jersey
Ground Beef $4.21 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.94 $1.39
Milk $2.37 $2.05

Detailed Bernardsville Health Costs Vs. New Jersey

Item Bernardsville New Jersey
Haircut $20.96 $18.62
Beauty Salon $45.37 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.06 $2.34

Detailed Bernardsville Transportation Costs Vs. New Jersey

Item Bernardsville New Jersey
Potatoes $3.52 $3.29
Pizza $11.27 $10.62
Beer $8.27 $9.38
Optometrist $92.33 $108.57
Doctor $99.57 $116.17
Dentist $116.16 $99.13

Detailed Bernardsville Utilities Costs Vs. New Jersey

Item Bernardsville New Jersey
Gasoline $2.45 $2.22
Tire Balancing $53.07 $50.07
All Electricity $147.86 $167.67
Phone $179.87 $175.64

Bernardsville SnackAbility

9
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
9.5
Affordability
8
Diversity
7
Safety
9
Amenities
7
Education
9
Commute
6

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Bernardsville

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Bernardsville
Morristown, TN 29,887 85 0.5x
Westfield, NJ 29,690 170 1.0x
Madison, NJ 16,647 164 1.0x
Bradley Gardens, NJ 14,714 144 0.9x
Middlesex, NJ 13,606 123 0.8x
Florham Park, NJ 11,719 165 1.0x
Martinsville, NJ 11,384 155 0.9x
Succasunna, NJ 9,367 134 0.8x
White Meadow Lake, NJ 9,166 129 0.8x
Boonton, NJ 8,510 126 0.8x

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