Ridgefield, NJ Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
155
Ridgefield's Overall Cost Of Living
1.6x
Higher Than The National Average
207 out of 251
In New Jersey
5,929 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 Ridgefield is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Ridgefield, NJ?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Ridgefield has an overall cost of living index of 155 which is 1.6x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only New Jersey, Ridgefield has a cost of living index that's 1.3x higher than New Jersey's index of 121.

The standard of living in Ridgefield ranks as #5,932 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in New Jersey. By definition, that implies Ridgefield ranks as the #486 most expensive place in the Garden State.

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Ridgefield Cost Of Living Vs. New Jersey

Living Expense Ridgefield New Jersey National Average
Overall 155 121 100
Services 133 107 100
Groceries 150 107 100
Health 109 100 100
Housing 218 160 100
Transportation 133 106 100
Utilities 100 98 100
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Ridgefield Cost of Living Vs. NJ

Ridgefield, 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.

$471,400
Median Home Value
$1,668
Median Rent
$79,696
Median Income
Statistic Ridgefield New Jersey United States
Median Home Value $471,400 $343,500 $229,800
Median Rent $1,668 $1,368 $1,096
Median Income $79,696 $85,245 $64,994
Home Value To Income 5.9x 4.0x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.25x 0.19x 0.2x

Detailed Ridgefield Services Costs Vs. New Jersey

Item Ridgefield New Jersey
Shampoo $1.67 $1.06
Movie $16.31 $10.68
Bowling $20.49 $14.67

Detailed Ridgefield Groceries Costs Vs. New Jersey

Item Ridgefield New Jersey
Ground Beef $6.4 $4.22
Fried Chicken $2.65 $1.39
Milk $3.11 $2.05

Detailed Ridgefield Health Costs Vs. New Jersey

Item Ridgefield New Jersey
Haircut $23.25 $18.62
Beauty Salon $60.79 $39.05
Toothpaste $4.42 $2.34

Detailed Ridgefield Transportation Costs Vs. New Jersey

Item Ridgefield New Jersey
Potatoes $4.16 $3.29
Pizza $12.33 $10.62
Beer $12.01 $9.38
Optometrist $108.08 $108.57
Doctor $106.72 $116.17
Dentist $124.43 $99.13

Detailed Ridgefield Utilities Costs Vs. New Jersey

Item Ridgefield New Jersey
Gasoline $2.62 $2.22
Tire Balancing $80.22 $50.07
All Electricity $157.7 $167.67
Phone $189.52 $175.64

Ridgefield SnackAbility

8.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
9.5
Affordability
4
Diversity
10
Safety
9
Amenities
9
Education
8.5
Commute
6

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Ridgefield

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Ridgefield
Cliffside Park, NJ 25,410 152 1.0x
Palisades Park, NJ 20,693 162 1.0x
North Valley Stream, NY 18,712 148 1.0x
Port Washington, NY 16,232 185 1.2x
North New Hyde Park, NY 14,952 170 1.1x
Fairview, NJ 14,218 140 0.9x
Ridgefield Park, NJ 12,928 141 0.9x
Edgewater, NJ 12,890 171 1.1x
Guttenberg, NJ 11,284 137 0.9x
Little Ferry, NJ 10,761 140 0.9x

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