Ridgefield Park, NJ Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
141
Ridgefield Park's Overall Cost Of Living
1.4x
Higher Than The National Average
179 out of 251
In New Jersey
5,616 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 Park is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Ridgefield Park, NJ?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Ridgefield Park has an overall cost of living index of 141 which is 1.4x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only New Jersey, Ridgefield Park has a cost of living index that's 1.2x higher than New Jersey's index of 121.

The standard of living in Ridgefield Park ranks as #5,619 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in New Jersey. By definition, that implies Ridgefield Park ranks as the #800 most expensive place in the Garden State.

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Ridgefield Park Cost Of Living Vs. New Jersey

Living Expense Ridgefield Park New Jersey National Average
Overall 141 121 100
Services 131 107 100
Groceries 149 107 100
Health 112 100 100
Housing 165 160 100
Transportation 133 106 100
Utilities 98 98 100
For more reading on cost of living around New Jersey, check out:
Ridgefield Park Cost of Living Vs. NJ

Ridgefield Park, 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.

$367,500
Median Home Value
$1,402
Median Rent
$81,908
Median Income
Statistic Ridgefield Park New Jersey United States
Median Home Value $367,500 $343,500 $229,800
Median Rent $1,402 $1,368 $1,096
Median Income $81,908 $85,245 $64,994
Home Value To Income 4.5x 4.0x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.21x 0.19x 0.2x

Detailed Ridgefield Park Services Costs Vs. New Jersey

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

Detailed Ridgefield Park Groceries Costs Vs. New Jersey

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

Detailed Ridgefield Park Health Costs Vs. New Jersey

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

Detailed Ridgefield Park Transportation Costs Vs. New Jersey

Item Ridgefield Park 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 Park Utilities Costs Vs. New Jersey

Item Ridgefield Park 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 Park SnackAbility

9
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
9
Affordability
5
Diversity
9.5
Safety
8.5
Amenities
9
Education
8
Commute
4

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Ridgefield Park

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Ridgefield Park
Hackensack, NJ 44,266 134 1.0x
Fort Lee, NJ 37,843 141 1.0x
Palisades Park, NJ 20,693 162 1.1x
Mamaroneck, NY 19,247 165 1.2x
Port Washington, NY 16,232 185 1.3x
North New Hyde Park, NY 14,952 170 1.2x
Fairview, NJ 14,218 140 1.0x
Ridgefield, NJ 11,209 155 1.1x
Little Ferry, NJ 10,761 140 1.0x
New Hyde Park, NY 9,746 158 1.1x

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