According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Fort Lee has an overall cost of living index of 130 which is 1.3x higher than the national index of 100.
Compared to only New Jersey, Fort Lee has a cost of living index that's 1.1x higher than New Jersey's index of 123.
The standard of living in Fort Lee ranks as #5,261 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in New Jersey. By definition, that implies Fort Lee ranks as the #1,146 most expensive place in the Garden State.
|Living Expense||Fort Lee||New Jersey||National Average|
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.
|City||Population||Cost Of Living||Vs. Fort Lee|
|Cliffside Park, NJ||25,126||151||1.2x|
|Palisades Park, NJ||20,604||148||1.1x|
|Port Washington, NY||15,808||185||1.4x|
|North New Hyde Park, NY||15,080||173||1.3x|
|Ridgefield Park, NJ||12,922||127||1.0x|