Gloucester City, NJ Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-08
Gloucester City's Overall Cost Of Living
Higher Than The National Average
15 out of 251
In New Jersey
3,380 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 Gloucester City is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Gloucester City, NJ?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Gloucester City has an overall cost of living index of 102 which is 1.0x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only New Jersey, Gloucester City has a cost of living index that's 0.8x lower than New Jersey's index of 121.

The standard of living in Gloucester City ranks as #3,380 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in New Jersey. By definition, that implies Gloucester City ranks as the #3,039 most expensive place in the Garden State.

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Gloucester City Cost Of Living Vs. New Jersey

Living Expense Gloucester City New Jersey National Average
Overall 102 121 100
Services 104 107 100
Groceries 122 107 100
Health 100 100 100
Housing 81 160 100
Transportation 114 106 100
Utilities 112 98 100
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Gloucester City Cost of Living Vs. NJ

Gloucester City, 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.

Median Home Value
Median Rent
Median Income
Statistic Gloucester City New Jersey United States
Median Home Value $130,600 $343,500 $229,800
Median Rent $1,107 $1,368 $1,096
Median Income $59,984 $85,245 $64,994
Home Value To Income 2.2x 4.0x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.22x 0.19x 0.2x

Detailed Gloucester City Services Costs Vs. New Jersey

Item Gloucester City New Jersey
Shampoo $1.02 $1.06
Movie $12.0 $10.68
Bowling $18.8 $14.67

Detailed Gloucester City Groceries Costs Vs. New Jersey

Item Gloucester City New Jersey
Ground Beef $4.57 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.6 $1.39
Milk $2.18 $2.05

Detailed Gloucester City Health Costs Vs. New Jersey

Item Gloucester City New Jersey
Haircut $19.66 $18.62
Beauty Salon $60.55 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.34 $2.34

Detailed Gloucester City Transportation Costs Vs. New Jersey

Item Gloucester City New Jersey
Potatoes $3.66 $3.29
Pizza $10.67 $10.62
Beer $8.81 $9.38
Optometrist $108.61 $108.57
Doctor $133.89 $116.17
Dentist $96.86 $99.13

Detailed Gloucester City Utilities Costs Vs. New Jersey

Item Gloucester City New Jersey
Gasoline $2.42 $2.22
Tire Balancing $60.97 $50.07
All Electricity $193.98 $167.67
Phone $192.07 $175.64

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