Boonton, NJ Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
126
Boonton's Overall Cost Of Living
1.3x
Higher Than The National Average
121 out of 251
In New Jersey
5,091 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 Boonton is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Boonton, NJ?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Boonton has an overall cost of living index of 126 which is 1.3x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only New Jersey, Boonton has a cost of living index that's 1.0x higher than New Jersey's index of 121.

The standard of living in Boonton ranks as #5,093 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in New Jersey. By definition, that implies Boonton ranks as the #1,325 most expensive place in the Garden State.

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Boonton Cost Of Living Vs. New Jersey

Living Expense Boonton New Jersey National Average
Overall 126 121 100
Services 102 107 100
Groceries 117 107 100
Health 102 100 100
Housing 181 160 100
Transportation 110 106 100
Utilities 92 98 100
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Boonton Cost of Living Vs. NJ

Boonton, 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.

$406,300
Median Home Value
$1,348
Median Rent
$85,211
Median Income
Statistic Boonton New Jersey United States
Median Home Value $406,300 $343,500 $229,800
Median Rent $1,348 $1,368 $1,096
Median Income $85,211 $85,245 $64,994
Home Value To Income 4.8x 4.0x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.19x 0.19x 0.2x

Detailed Boonton Services Costs Vs. New Jersey

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

Detailed Boonton Groceries Costs Vs. New Jersey

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

Detailed Boonton Health Costs Vs. New Jersey

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

Detailed Boonton Transportation Costs Vs. New Jersey

Item Boonton 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 Boonton Utilities Costs Vs. New Jersey

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

Boonton SnackAbility

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

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Boonton

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Boonton
Westfield, NJ 29,690 170 1.3x
Oakland, NJ 12,953 138 1.1x
Hasbrouck Heights, NJ 12,026 134 1.1x
Glen Rock, NJ 11,747 163 1.3x
Florham Park, NJ 11,719 165 1.3x
Suffern, NY 10,945 127 1.0x
Lincoln Park, NJ 10,220 124 1.0x
Kinnelon, NJ 9,988 152 1.2x
Succasunna, NJ 9,367 134 1.1x
White Meadow Lake, NJ 9,166 129 1.0x

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