Lake Grove, NY Cost Of Living

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
142
Lake Grove's Overall Cost Of Living
1.4x
Higher Than The National Average
201 out of 340
In New York
5,646 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 Lake Grove is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Lake Grove, NY?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Lake Grove has an overall cost of living index of 142 which is 1.4x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only New York, Lake Grove has a cost of living index that's 1.2x higher than New York's index of 119.

The standard of living in Lake Grove ranks as #5,649 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in New York. By definition, that implies Lake Grove ranks as the #770 most expensive place in the Empire State.

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Lake Grove Cost Of Living Vs. New York

Living Expense Lake Grove New York National Average
Overall 142 119 100
Services 123 112 100
Groceries 107 110 100
Health 119 102 100
Housing 200 144 100
Transportation 114 105 100
Utilities 130 99 100
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Lake Grove Cost of Living Vs. NY

Lake Grove, 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.

$427,000
Median Home Value
$2,028
Median Rent
$109,375
Median Income
Statistic Lake Grove New York United States
Median Home Value $427,000 $325,000 $229,800
Median Rent $2,028 $1,315 $1,096
Median Income $109,375 $71,117 $64,994
Home Value To Income 3.9x 4.6x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.22x 0.22x 0.2x

Detailed Lake Grove Services Costs Vs. New York

Item Lake Grove New York
Shampoo $0.96 $1.06
Movie $13.09 $10.68
Bowling $18.83 $14.67

Detailed Lake Grove Groceries Costs Vs. New York

Item Lake Grove New York
Ground Beef $4.44 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.42 $1.39
Milk $2.65 $2.05

Detailed Lake Grove Health Costs Vs. New York

Item Lake Grove New York
Haircut $32.76 $18.62
Beauty Salon $65.09 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.13 $2.34

Detailed Lake Grove Transportation Costs Vs. New York

Item Lake Grove New York
Potatoes $3.98 $3.29
Pizza $9.41 $10.62
Beer $10.04 $9.38
Optometrist $127.5 $108.57
Doctor $118.17 $116.17
Dentist $132.27 $99.13

Detailed Lake Grove Utilities Costs Vs. New York

Item Lake Grove New York
Gasoline $2.33 $2.22
Tire Balancing $69.75 $50.07
All Electricity $261.22 $167.67
Phone $178.6 $175.64

Lake Grove SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
9.5
Affordability
5
Diversity
8
Safety
N/A
Amenities
9
Education
8.5
Commute
3

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Lake Grove

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Lake Grove
Commack, NY 36,903 153 1.1x
Centereach, NY 31,100 142 1.0x
West Islip, NY 26,614 146 1.0x
Plainview, NY 26,267 155 1.1x
Smithtown, NY 26,197 150 1.1x
Selden, NY 21,338 134 0.9x
Huntington, NY 19,438 167 1.2x
Ronkonkoma, NY 18,953 137 1.0x
Lake Ronkonkoma, NY 18,555 137 1.0x
South Farmingdale, NY 14,766 146 1.0x

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