Waldwick, NJ Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
145
Waldwick's Overall Cost Of Living
1.4x
Higher Than The National Average
192 out of 247
In New Jersey
5,720 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 Waldwick is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Waldwick, NJ?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Waldwick has an overall cost of living index of 145 which is 1.4x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only New Jersey, Waldwick has a cost of living index that's 1.2x higher than New Jersey's index of 123.

The standard of living in Waldwick ranks as #5,724 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in New Jersey. By definition, that implies Waldwick ranks as the #682 most expensive place in the Garden State.

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Waldwick Cost Of Living Vs. New Jersey

Living Expense Waldwick New Jersey National Average
Overall 145 123 100
Services 114 111 100
Groceries 108 110 100
Health 107 102 100
Housing 225 158 100
Transportation 111 110 100
Utilities 105 100 100
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Waldwick Cost of Living Vs. NJ

Waldwick, 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.

$448,900
Median Home Value
$2,006
Median Rent
$124,803
Median Income
Statistic Waldwick New Jersey United States
Median Home Value $448,900 $335,600 $217,500
Median Rent $2,006 $1,334 $1,062
Median Income $124,803 $82,545 $62,843
Home Value To Income 3.6x 4.1x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.19x 0.19x 0.2x

Detailed Waldwick Services Costs Vs. New Jersey

Item Waldwick New Jersey
Shampoo $1.09 $1.01
Movie $12.14 $10.72
Bowling $18.4 $13.86

Detailed Waldwick Groceries Costs Vs. New Jersey

Item Waldwick New Jersey
Ground Beef $3.85 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.66 $1.4
Milk $2.21 $1.96

Detailed Waldwick Health Costs Vs. New Jersey

Item Waldwick New Jersey
Haircut $24.0 $17.49
Beauty Salon $39.0 $38.17
Toothpaste $2.01 $2.32

Detailed Waldwick Transportation Costs Vs. New Jersey

Item Waldwick New Jersey
Potatoes $3.39 $3.18
Pizza $11.99 $10.39
Beer $8.99 $9.23
Optometrist $113.0 $106.34
Doctor $96.67 $115.25
Dentist $121.0 $98.38

Detailed Waldwick Utilities Costs Vs. New Jersey

Item Waldwick New Jersey
Gasoline $2.77 $2.59
Tire Balancing $59.0 $48.9
All Electricity $184.45 $167.6
Phone $177.03 $163.42

Waldwick SnackAbility

10
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
9.5/10
Housing
9.5
Affordability
6
Diversity
8
Safety
9
Amenities
9
Education
9
Commute
5

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Waldwick

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Waldwick
Ridgewood, NJ 25,179 178 1.2x
Eastchester, NY 19,990 158 1.1x
Scarsdale, NY 17,837 267 1.8x
Ramsey, NJ 14,940 154 1.1x
Glen Rock, NJ 11,780 165 1.1x
Franklin Lakes, NJ 10,946 206 1.4x
Upper Saddle River, NJ 8,227 203 1.4x
Briarcliff Manor, NY 7,616 174 1.2x
Midland Park, NJ 7,244 144 1.0x
Tappan, NY 7,227 152 1.0x

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