Auburn, NY Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
89
Auburn's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
43 out of 338
In New York
1,523 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 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 89 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 117.

The standard of living in Auburn ranks as #1,524 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in New York. By definition, that implies Auburn ranks as the #4,883 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 89 117 100
Services 104 108 100
Groceries 101 108 100
Health 98 101 100
Housing 58 145 100
Transportation 96 102 100
Utilities 101 97 100
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.

$102,000
Median Home Value
$754
Median Rent
$44,049
Median Income
Statistic Auburn New York United States
Median Home Value $102,000 $313,700 $217,500
Median Rent $754 $1,280 $1,062
Median Income $44,049 $68,486 $62,843
Home Value To Income 2.3x 4.6x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.21x 0.22x 0.2x

Detailed Auburn Services Costs Vs. New York

Item Auburn New York
Shampoo $0.94 $1.01
Movie $11.78 $10.72
Bowling $14.88 $13.86

Detailed Auburn Groceries Costs Vs. New York

Item Auburn New York
Ground Beef $4.21 $3.9
Fried Chicken $2.08 $1.4
Milk $1.92 $1.96

Detailed Auburn Health Costs Vs. New York

Item Auburn New York
Haircut $17.74 $17.49
Beauty Salon $35.79 $38.17
Toothpaste $1.64 $2.32

Detailed Auburn Transportation Costs Vs. New York

Item Auburn New York
Potatoes $3.89 $3.18
Pizza $11.07 $10.39
Beer $9.85 $9.23
Optometrist $111.19 $106.34
Doctor $101.1 $115.25
Dentist $100.77 $98.38

Detailed Auburn Utilities Costs Vs. New York

Item Auburn New York
Gasoline $2.69 $2.59
Tire Balancing $42.25 $48.9
All Electricity $166.7 $167.6
Phone $185.38 $163.42

Auburn SnackAbility

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

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Auburn

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Auburn
Fairmount, NY 10,092 95 1.1x
Baldwinsville, NY 7,645 92 1.0x
Solvay, NY 6,323 90 1.0x
Seneca Falls, NY 6,055 88 1.0x

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