Burlington, NJ Cost Of Living

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-02-06
103
Burlington's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Higher Than The National Average
12 out of 247
In New Jersey
3,523 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 Burlington is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Burlington, NJ?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Burlington has an overall cost of living index of 103 which is 1.0x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only New Jersey, Burlington has a cost of living index that's 0.8x lower than New Jersey's index of 123.

The standard of living in Burlington ranks as #3,524 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in New Jersey. By definition, that implies Burlington ranks as the #2,882 most expensive place in the Garden State.

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Burlington Cost Of Living Vs. New Jersey

Living Expense Burlington New Jersey National Average
Overall 103 123 100
Services 105 111 100
Groceries 117 110 100
Health 103 102 100
Housing 90 158 100
Transportation 115 110 100
Utilities 108 100 100
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Burlington Cost of Living Vs. NJ

Burlington, 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.

$161,400
Median Home Value
$1,035
Median Rent
$57,690
Median Income
Statistic Burlington New Jersey United States
Median Home Value $161,400 $335,600 $217,500
Median Rent $1,035 $1,334 $1,062
Median Income $57,690 $82,545 $62,843
Home Value To Income 2.8x 4.1x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.22x 0.19x 0.2x

Detailed Burlington Services Costs Vs. New Jersey

Item Burlington New Jersey
Shampoo $0.99 $1.01
Movie $12.1 $10.72
Bowling $18.4 $13.86

Detailed Burlington Groceries Costs Vs. New Jersey

Item Burlington New Jersey
Ground Beef $3.94 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.49 $1.4
Milk $2.16 $1.96

Detailed Burlington Health Costs Vs. New Jersey

Item Burlington New Jersey
Haircut $19.4 $17.49
Beauty Salon $61.0 $38.17
Toothpaste $2.02 $2.32

Detailed Burlington Transportation Costs Vs. New Jersey

Item Burlington New Jersey
Potatoes $3.66 $3.18
Pizza $10.5 $10.39
Beer $8.71 $9.23
Optometrist $103.33 $106.34
Doctor $133.33 $115.25
Dentist $103.33 $98.38

Detailed Burlington Utilities Costs Vs. New Jersey

Item Burlington New Jersey
Gasoline $2.89 $2.59
Tire Balancing $61.0 $48.9
All Electricity $185.76 $167.6
Phone $189.24 $163.42

Burlington SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
8
Affordability
7
Diversity
9.5
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8.5
Education
8
Commute
6

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Burlington

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Burlington
Levittown, PA 51,818 112 1.1x
Springdale, NJ 13,878 132 1.3x
Mercerville, NJ 12,730 117 1.1x
Hamilton Square, NJ 11,989 129 1.3x
Greentree, NJ 11,262 126 1.2x
Croydon, PA 10,034 108 1.0x
Bristol, PA 9,605 105 1.0x
White Horse, NJ 8,576 114 1.1x
Ashland, NJ 8,405 117 1.1x
Fort Dix, NJ 7,668 138 1.3x

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