Laurence Harbor, NJ Cost Of Living

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-02-06
116
Laurence Harbor's Overall Cost Of Living
1.2x
Higher Than The National Average
59 out of 247
In New Jersey
4,569 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 Laurence Harbor is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Laurence Harbor, NJ?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Laurence Harbor has an overall cost of living index of 116 which is 1.2x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only New Jersey, Laurence Harbor has a cost of living index that's 0.9x lower than New Jersey's index of 123.

The standard of living in Laurence Harbor ranks as #4,571 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in New Jersey. By definition, that implies Laurence Harbor ranks as the #1,835 most expensive place in the Garden State.

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Laurence Harbor Cost Of Living Vs. New Jersey

Living Expense Laurence Harbor New Jersey National Average
Overall 116 123 100
Services 114 111 100
Groceries 107 110 100
Health 104 102 100
Housing 130 158 100
Transportation 107 110 100
Utilities 104 100 100
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Laurence Harbor Cost of Living Vs. NJ

Laurence Harbor, 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.

$267,900
Median Home Value
$1,386
Median Rent
$86,065
Median Income
Statistic Laurence Harbor New Jersey United States
Median Home Value $267,900 $335,600 $217,500
Median Rent $1,386 $1,334 $1,062
Median Income $86,065 $82,545 $62,843
Home Value To Income 3.1x 4.1x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.19x 0.19x 0.2x

Detailed Laurence Harbor Services Costs Vs. New Jersey

Item Laurence Harbor New Jersey
Shampoo $1.09 $1.01
Movie $12.01 $10.72
Bowling $18.0 $13.86

Detailed Laurence Harbor Groceries Costs Vs. New Jersey

Item Laurence Harbor New Jersey
Ground Beef $3.85 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.49 $1.4
Milk $2.23 $1.96

Detailed Laurence Harbor Health Costs Vs. New Jersey

Item Laurence Harbor New Jersey
Haircut $21.6 $17.49
Beauty Salon $40.8 $38.17
Toothpaste $1.99 $2.32

Detailed Laurence Harbor Transportation Costs Vs. New Jersey

Item Laurence Harbor New Jersey
Potatoes $3.19 $3.18
Pizza $12.19 $10.39
Beer $9.19 $9.23
Optometrist $105.0 $106.34
Doctor $99.0 $115.25
Dentist $115.0 $98.38

Detailed Laurence Harbor Utilities Costs Vs. New Jersey

Item Laurence Harbor New Jersey
Gasoline $2.72 $2.59
Tire Balancing $55.99 $48.9
All Electricity $184.0 $167.6
Phone $177.03 $163.42

Laurence Harbor SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
7
Diversity
9
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8.5
Education
8
Commute
3

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Laurence Harbor

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Laurence Harbor
Perth Amboy, NJ 51,678 116 1.0x
Sayreville, NJ 44,292 121 1.0x
Westfield, NJ 29,877 170 1.5x
Colonia, NJ 17,801 128 1.1x
Middlesex, NJ 13,662 124 1.1x
New Providence, NJ 13,049 151 1.3x
South Amboy, NJ 8,772 118 1.0x
Matawan, NJ 8,747 125 1.1x
Madison Park, NJ 7,834 119 1.0x
Strathmore, NJ 7,816 130 1.1x

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