Kenilworth, NJ Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
131
Kenilworth's Overall Cost Of Living
1.3x
Higher Than The National Average
145 out of 247
In New Jersey
5,300 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 Kenilworth is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Kenilworth, NJ?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Kenilworth has an overall cost of living index of 131 which is 1.3x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only New Jersey, Kenilworth has a cost of living index that's 1.1x higher than New Jersey's index of 123.

The standard of living in Kenilworth ranks as #5,304 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in New Jersey. By definition, that implies Kenilworth ranks as the #1,102 most expensive place in the Garden State.

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Kenilworth Cost Of Living Vs. New Jersey

Living Expense Kenilworth New Jersey National Average
Overall 131 123 100
Services 115 111 100
Groceries 110 110 100
Health 97 102 100
Housing 176 158 100
Transportation 112 110 100
Utilities 105 100 100
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Kenilworth Cost of Living Vs. NJ

Kenilworth, 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.

$345,500
Median Home Value
$1,521
Median Rent
$93,208
Median Income
Statistic Kenilworth New Jersey United States
Median Home Value $345,500 $335,600 $217,500
Median Rent $1,521 $1,334 $1,062
Median Income $93,208 $82,545 $62,843
Home Value To Income 3.7x 4.1x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.2x 0.19x 0.2x

Detailed Kenilworth Services Costs Vs. New Jersey

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

Detailed Kenilworth Groceries Costs Vs. New Jersey

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

Detailed Kenilworth Health Costs Vs. New Jersey

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

Detailed Kenilworth Transportation Costs Vs. New Jersey

Item Kenilworth 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 Kenilworth Utilities Costs Vs. New Jersey

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

Kenilworth SnackAbility

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

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Kenilworth

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Kenilworth
Elizabeth, NJ 128,333 118 0.9x
Linden, NJ 42,222 119 0.9x
Westfield, NJ 29,877 170 1.3x
Rahway, NJ 29,543 120 0.9x
Summit, NJ 21,913 181 1.4x
Roselle, NJ 21,637 111 0.8x
Middlesex, NJ 13,662 124 0.9x
Roselle Park, NJ 13,581 120 0.9x
Short Hills, NJ 13,428 244 1.9x
Hasbrouck Heights, NJ 12,082 136 1.0x

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