Cost of living in East Islip 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 Islip 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 Islip is 145, with 100 being the average.
The cost of living index in East Islip is 1.4x higher than the national average.
East Islip ranks as the #216 cheapest in New York out of 340.
East Islip ranks as the #5,721 cheapest out of 6,412 in the US.
The median home value in East Islip is $457,200.
The median income in East Islip is $126,313.
According to the most recent data on the cost of living, East Islip has an overall cost of living index of 145, which is 1.4x higher than the national index of 100.
Compared to New York, East Islip has a cost of living index that's 1.2x higher than New York's index of 126.
The standard of living in East Islip ranks as #216 most affordable out of the 340 places we measured in New York. By definition, that implies East Islip ranks as the #124 most expensive place in the Empire State.
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Six factors go into calculating the cost of living index in East Islip. Here is how it fairs on each of the criteria:
The Services index in East Islip is 121.
The Groceries index in East Islip is 104.
The Health index in East Islip is 116.
The Housing index in East Islip is 206.
The Transportation index in East Islip is 118.
The Utilities index in East Islip is 132.
|Living Expense||East Islip||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 Islip is $457,200.
The Median Rent in East Islip is $2,186.
The Median Income in East Islip is $126,313.
The Home Value To Income in East Islip is 3.6x.
The Rent To Monthly Income in East Islip is 0.21x.
|Statistic||East Islip||New York||United States|
|Median Home Value||$457,200||$340,600||$244,900|
|Home Value To Income||3.6x||4.5x||3.5x|
|Rent To Monthly Income||0.21x||0.22x||0.2x|
The cost of living varies in the cities and towns around East Islip. 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 Islip.
Central Islip, NY has a cost of living index of 127, 0.9x East Islip.
Bay Shore, NY has a cost of living index of 130, 0.9x East Islip.
|City||Population||Cost Of Living||Vs. East Islip|
|Central Islip, NY||36,292||127||0.9x|
|Bay Shore, NY||31,488||130||0.9x|
|North Bellmore, NY||21,535||154||1.1x|
|Massapequa Park, NY||17,149||157||1.1x|