Harrison, NJ Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
126
Harrison's Overall Cost Of Living
1.3x
Higher Than The National Average
117 out of 247
In New Jersey
5,088 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 Harrison is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Harrison, NJ?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Harrison 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, Harrison has a cost of living index that's 1.0x higher than New Jersey's index of 123.

The standard of living in Harrison ranks as #5,091 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in New Jersey. By definition, that implies Harrison ranks as the #1,315 most expensive place in the Garden State.

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Harrison Cost Of Living Vs. New Jersey

Living Expense Harrison New Jersey National Average
Overall 126 123 100
Services 115 111 100
Groceries 110 110 100
Health 97 102 100
Housing 161 158 100
Transportation 112 110 100
Utilities 105 100 100
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Harrison Cost of Living Vs. NJ

Harrison, 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.

$333,700
Median Home Value
$1,504
Median Rent
$69,604
Median Income
Statistic Harrison New Jersey United States
Median Home Value $333,700 $335,600 $217,500
Median Rent $1,504 $1,334 $1,062
Median Income $69,604 $82,545 $62,843
Home Value To Income 4.8x 4.1x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.26x 0.19x 0.2x

Detailed Harrison Services Costs Vs. New Jersey

Item Harrison New Jersey
Shampoo $0.99 $1.01
Movie $12.98 $10.72
Bowling $18.0 $13.86

Detailed Harrison Groceries Costs Vs. New Jersey

Item Harrison New Jersey
Ground Beef $4.11 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.66 $1.4
Milk $2.15 $1.96

Detailed Harrison Health Costs Vs. New Jersey

Item Harrison New Jersey
Haircut $20.6 $17.49
Beauty Salon $38.4 $38.17
Toothpaste $2.01 $2.32

Detailed Harrison Transportation Costs Vs. New Jersey

Item Harrison New Jersey
Potatoes $3.39 $3.18
Pizza $11.99 $10.39
Beer $9.19 $9.23
Optometrist $106.0 $106.34
Doctor $91.0 $115.25
Dentist $102.0 $98.38

Detailed Harrison Utilities Costs Vs. New Jersey

Item Harrison New Jersey
Gasoline $2.75 $2.59
Tire Balancing $61.4 $48.9
All Electricity $186.95 $167.6
Phone $177.03 $163.42

Harrison SnackAbility

7
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
9
Affordability
4
Diversity
9.5
Safety
6
Amenities
9.5
Education
8
Commute
3

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Harrison

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Harrison
Newark, NJ 281,054 112 0.9x
Elizabeth, NJ 128,333 118 0.9x
East Orange, NJ 64,374 111 0.9x
Kearny, NJ 41,412 125 1.0x
Westfield, NJ 29,877 170 1.3x
Secaucus, NJ 20,125 152 1.2x
North Arlington, NJ 15,677 129 1.0x
Hasbrouck Heights, NJ 12,082 136 1.1x
Glen Rock, NJ 11,780 165 1.3x
Florham Park, NJ 11,623 162 1.3x

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