East Massapequa, NY Cost Of Living

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-02-06
144
East Massapequa's Overall Cost Of Living
1.4x
Higher Than The National Average
210 out of 338
In New York
5,694 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 East Massapequa is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in East Massapequa, NY?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, East Massapequa has an overall cost of living index of 144 which is 1.4x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only New York, East Massapequa has a cost of living index that's 1.2x higher than New York's index of 117.

The standard of living in East Massapequa ranks as #5,698 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in New York. By definition, that implies East Massapequa ranks as the #709 most expensive place in the Empire State.

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East Massapequa Cost Of Living Vs. New York

Living Expense East Massapequa New York National Average
Overall 144 117 100
Services 123 108 100
Groceries 110 108 100
Health 117 101 100
Housing 200 145 100
Transportation 124 102 100
Utilities 123 97 100
For more reading on cost of living around New York, check out:
East Massapequa Cost of Living Vs. NY

East Massapequa, 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.

$442,200
Median Home Value
$2,009
Median Rent
$106,790
Median Income
Statistic East Massapequa New York United States
Median Home Value $442,200 $313,700 $217,500
Median Rent $2,009 $1,280 $1,062
Median Income $106,790 $68,486 $62,843
Home Value To Income 4.1x 4.6x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.23x 0.22x 0.2x

Detailed East Massapequa Services Costs Vs. New York

Item East Massapequa New York
Shampoo $0.96 $1.01
Movie $13.9 $10.72
Bowling $17.0 $13.86

Detailed East Massapequa Groceries Costs Vs. New York

Item East Massapequa New York
Ground Beef $4.57 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.89 $1.4
Milk $2.15 $1.96

Detailed East Massapequa Health Costs Vs. New York

Item East Massapequa New York
Haircut $30.6 $17.49
Beauty Salon $59.0 $38.17
Toothpaste $2.05 $2.32

Detailed East Massapequa Transportation Costs Vs. New York

Item East Massapequa New York
Potatoes $3.99 $3.18
Pizza $9.39 $10.39
Beer $9.89 $9.23
Optometrist $133.0 $106.34
Doctor $128.0 $115.25
Dentist $131.0 $98.38

Detailed East Massapequa Utilities Costs Vs. New York

Item East Massapequa New York
Gasoline $2.98 $2.59
Tire Balancing $69.96 $48.9
All Electricity $242.33 $167.6
Phone $174.02 $163.42

East Massapequa SnackAbility

7
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
9/10
Housing
9.5
Affordability
5
Diversity
8
Safety
N/A
Amenities
9
Education
9
Commute
3

Cost Of Living In Cities Around East Massapequa

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. East Massapequa
Levittown, NY 51,634 143 1.0x
Lindenhurst, NY 26,979 138 1.0x
Plainview, NY 26,453 157 1.1x
Copiague, NY 23,561 134 0.9x
Massapequa, NY 21,784 166 1.2x
Merrick, NY 20,130 174 1.2x
Syosset, NY 19,453 178 1.2x
North Massapequa, NY 18,505 147 1.0x
North Amityville, NY 18,382 128 0.9x
Woodmere, NY 17,470 176 1.2x

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