According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Long Branch has an overall cost of living index of 140 which is 1.4x higher than the national index of 100.
Compared to only New Jersey, Long Branch has a cost of living index that's 1.1x higher than New Jersey's index of 123.
The standard of living in Long Branch ranks as #5,594 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in New Jersey. By definition, that implies Long Branch ranks as the #812 most expensive place in the Garden State.
|Living Expense||Long Branch||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. Long Branch||Old Bridge, NJ||23,545||126||0.9x||Tinton Falls, NJ||17,632||129||0.9x||West Freehold, NJ||13,680||135||1.0x||Freehold, NJ||11,797||121||0.9x||West Long Branch, NJ||7,908||150||1.1x||Strathmore, NJ||7,816||130||0.9x||Yorketown, NJ||6,459||143||1.0x||Lincroft, NJ||6,405||138||1.0x||Ramtown, NJ||6,393||131||0.9x||Little Silver, NJ||5,844||182||1.3x|