Cost of living in East Farmingdale research summary. The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in the United States. A cost of living index above 100 means East Farmingdale is expensive. An index value below 100 means the city is a relatively cheap place to live.
On a city-by-city basis in New York, home prices and rent have the biggest impact on the cost of living. Here are the key takeaways based on Saturday Night Science:
The cost of living index in East Farmingdale is 142, with 100 being the average.
The cost of living index in East Farmingdale is 1.4x higher than the national average.
East Farmingdale ranks as the #201 cheapest in New York out of 340.
East Farmingdale ranks as the #5,646 cheapest out of 6,412 in the US.
The median home value in East Farmingdale is $458,800.
The median income in East Farmingdale is $101,125.
According to the most recent data on the cost of living, East Farmingdale has an overall cost of living index of 142, which is 1.4x higher than the national index of 100.
Compared to New York, East Farmingdale has a cost of living index that's 1.1x higher than New York's index of 126.
The standard of living in East Farmingdale ranks as #201 most affordable out of the 340 places we measured in New York. By definition, that implies East Farmingdale ranks as the #139 most expensive place in the Empire State.
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Six factors go into calculating the cost of living index in East Farmingdale. Here is how it fairs on each of the criteria:
The Services index in East Farmingdale is 124.
The Groceries index in East Farmingdale is 108.
The Health index in East Farmingdale is 117.
The Housing index in East Farmingdale is 190.
The Transportation index in East Farmingdale is 114.
The Utilities index in East Farmingdale is 132.
|Living Expense||East Farmingdale||New York||National Average|
Housing swings affordability the most between places in New York, so we broke down housing costs into more detail. Home and income data comes from the most recent US Census ACS 2017-2021. The key points are:
The Median Home Value in East Farmingdale is $458,800.
The Median Rent in East Farmingdale is $1,701.
The Median Income in East Farmingdale is $101,125.
The Home Value To Income in East Farmingdale is 4.5x.
The Rent To Monthly Income in East Farmingdale is 0.2x.
|Statistic||East Farmingdale||New York||United States|
|Median Home Value||$458,800||$340,600||$244,900|
|Home Value To Income||4.5x||4.5x||3.5x|
|Rent To Monthly Income||0.2x||0.22x||0.2x|
The cost of living varies in the cities and towns around East Farmingdale. Here's a quick look at the cost of living in the most populous nearby places:
Levittown, NY has a cost of living index of 140, 1.0x East Farmingdale.
West Babylon, NY has a cost of living index of 136, 1.0x East Farmingdale.
Plainview, NY has a cost of living index of 155, 1.1x East Farmingdale.
|City||Population||Cost Of Living||Vs. East Farmingdale|
|West Babylon, NY||43,397||136||1.0x|
|North Amityville, NY||19,817||128||0.9x|
|North Massapequa, NY||18,577||145||1.0x|
|Massapequa Park, NY||17,149||157||1.1x|