Wallington, NJ Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-08
126
Wallington's Overall Cost Of Living
1.3x
Higher Than The National Average
121 out of 251
In New Jersey
5,091 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 Wallington is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Wallington, NJ?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Wallington has an overall cost of living index of 126 which is 1.3x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only New Jersey, Wallington has a cost of living index that's 1.0x higher than New Jersey's index of 121.

The standard of living in Wallington ranks as #5,093 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in New Jersey. By definition, that implies Wallington ranks as the #1,325 most expensive place in the Garden State.

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Wallington Cost Of Living Vs. New Jersey

Living Expense Wallington New Jersey National Average
Overall 126 121 100
Services 116 107 100
Groceries 106 107 100
Health 96 100 100
Housing 173 160 100
Transportation 107 106 100
Utilities 103 98 100
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Wallington Cost of Living Vs. NJ

Wallington, 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.

$386,600
Median Home Value
$1,293
Median Rent
$72,389
Median Income
Statistic Wallington New Jersey United States
Median Home Value $386,600 $343,500 $229,800
Median Rent $1,293 $1,368 $1,096
Median Income $72,389 $85,245 $64,994
Home Value To Income 5.3x 4.0x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.21x 0.19x 0.2x

Detailed Wallington Services Costs Vs. New Jersey

Item Wallington New Jersey
Shampoo $1.0 $1.06
Movie $12.49 $10.68
Bowling $18.0 $14.67

Detailed Wallington Groceries Costs Vs. New Jersey

Item Wallington New Jersey
Ground Beef $4.09 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.79 $1.39
Milk $2.44 $2.05

Detailed Wallington Health Costs Vs. New Jersey

Item Wallington New Jersey
Haircut $20.93 $18.62
Beauty Salon $36.53 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.22 $2.34

Detailed Wallington Transportation Costs Vs. New Jersey

Item Wallington New Jersey
Potatoes $3.25 $3.29
Pizza $11.36 $10.62
Beer $9.32 $9.38
Optometrist $106.0 $108.57
Doctor $91.0 $116.17
Dentist $102.33 $99.13

Detailed Wallington Utilities Costs Vs. New Jersey

Item Wallington New Jersey
Gasoline $2.37 $2.22
Tire Balancing $54.12 $50.07
All Electricity $178.53 $167.67
Phone $179.87 $175.64

Wallington SnackAbility

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

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Wallington

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Wallington
Clifton, NJ 85,201 128 1.0x
Passaic, NJ 69,789 122 1.0x
Garfield, NJ 31,722 128 1.0x
Lodi, NJ 24,389 127 1.0x
Eastchester, NY 19,911 163 1.3x
Rutherford, NJ 18,376 137 1.1x
Scarsdale, NY 17,890 265 2.1x
Hasbrouck Heights, NJ 12,026 134 1.1x
Dobbs Ferry, NY 10,959 169 1.3x
East Rutherford, NJ 9,707 134 1.1x

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