Auburn, NY Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-08
90
Auburn's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
37 out of 340
In New York
1,633 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 Auburn is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Auburn, NY?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Auburn has an overall cost of living index of 90 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only New York, Auburn has a cost of living index that's 0.8x lower than New York's index of 119.

The standard of living in Auburn ranks as #1,633 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in New York. By definition, that implies Auburn ranks as the #4,785 most expensive place in the Empire State.

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Auburn Cost Of Living Vs. New York

Living Expense Auburn New York National Average
Overall 90 119 100
Services 104 112 100
Groceries 99 110 100
Health 98 102 100
Housing 57 144 100
Transportation 96 105 100
Utilities 103 99 100
For more reading on cost of living around New York, check out:
Auburn Cost of Living Vs. NY

Auburn, NY Housing Cost Breakdown

Housing swings affordability the most between places in New York, 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.

$107,500
Median Home Value
$743
Median Rent
$43,555
Median Income
Statistic Auburn New York United States
Median Home Value $107,500 $325,000 $229,800
Median Rent $743 $1,315 $1,096
Median Income $43,555 $71,117 $64,994
Home Value To Income 2.5x 4.6x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.2x 0.22x 0.2x

Detailed Auburn Services Costs Vs. New York

Item Auburn New York
Shampoo $0.94 $1.06
Movie $11.78 $10.68
Bowling $14.88 $14.67

Detailed Auburn Groceries Costs Vs. New York

Item Auburn New York
Ground Beef $4.21 $4.22
Fried Chicken $2.08 $1.39
Milk $1.92 $2.05

Detailed Auburn Health Costs Vs. New York

Item Auburn New York
Haircut $17.74 $18.62
Beauty Salon $35.79 $39.05
Toothpaste $1.64 $2.34

Detailed Auburn Transportation Costs Vs. New York

Item Auburn New York
Potatoes $3.89 $3.29
Pizza $11.07 $10.62
Beer $9.85 $9.38
Optometrist $111.19 $108.57
Doctor $101.1 $116.17
Dentist $100.77 $99.13

Detailed Auburn Utilities Costs Vs. New York

Item Auburn New York
Gasoline $2.69 $2.22
Tire Balancing $42.25 $50.07
All Electricity $166.7 $167.67
Phone $185.38 $175.64

Auburn SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
5
Affordability
8
Diversity
8
Safety
N/A
Amenities
9
Education
6
Commute
8.5

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Auburn

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Auburn
Fairmount, NY 9,817 93 1.0x
Baldwinsville, NY 7,732 93 1.0x
Solvay, NY 6,299 90 1.0x
Seneca Falls, NY 6,276 89 1.0x

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