Monsey, NY Cost Of Living

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-02-06
154
Monsey's Overall Cost Of Living
1.5x
Higher Than The National Average
258 out of 338
In New York
5,912 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 Monsey is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Monsey, NY?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Monsey has an overall cost of living index of 154 which is 1.5x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only New York, Monsey has a cost of living index that's 1.3x higher than New York's index of 117.

The standard of living in Monsey ranks as #5,916 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in New York. By definition, that implies Monsey ranks as the #490 most expensive place in the Empire State.

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Monsey Cost Of Living Vs. New York

Living Expense Monsey New York National Average
Overall 154 117 100
Services 114 108 100
Groceries 108 108 100
Health 107 101 100
Housing 255 145 100
Transportation 111 102 100
Utilities 105 97 100
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Monsey Cost of Living Vs. NY

Monsey, 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.

$676,400
Median Home Value
$1,506
Median Rent
$45,399
Median Income
Statistic Monsey New York United States
Median Home Value $676,400 $313,700 $217,500
Median Rent $1,506 $1,280 $1,062
Median Income $45,399 $68,486 $62,843
Home Value To Income 14.9x 4.6x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.4x 0.22x 0.2x

Detailed Monsey Services Costs Vs. New York

Item Monsey New York
Shampoo $1.09 $1.01
Movie $12.14 $10.72
Bowling $18.4 $13.86

Detailed Monsey Groceries Costs Vs. New York

Item Monsey New York
Ground Beef $3.85 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.66 $1.4
Milk $2.21 $1.96

Detailed Monsey Health Costs Vs. New York

Item Monsey New York
Haircut $24.0 $17.49
Beauty Salon $39.0 $38.17
Toothpaste $2.01 $2.32

Detailed Monsey Transportation Costs Vs. New York

Item Monsey New York
Potatoes $3.39 $3.18
Pizza $11.99 $10.39
Beer $8.99 $9.23
Optometrist $113.0 $106.34
Doctor $96.67 $115.25
Dentist $121.0 $98.38

Detailed Monsey Utilities Costs Vs. New York

Item Monsey New York
Gasoline $2.77 $2.59
Tire Balancing $59.0 $48.9
All Electricity $184.45 $167.6
Phone $177.03 $163.42

Monsey SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
9.5
Affordability
1
Diversity
3
Safety
N/A
Amenities
9.5
Education
4
Commute
8.5

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Monsey

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Monsey
Spring Valley, NY 32,295 118 0.8x
Eastchester, NY 19,990 158 1.0x
Scarsdale, NY 17,837 267 1.7x
Dobbs Ferry, NY 11,070 165 1.1x
Airmont, NY 8,770 141 0.9x
New Square, NY 8,373 129 0.8x
Chestnut Ridge, NY 8,057 141 0.9x
Briarcliff Manor, NY 7,616 174 1.1x
Hillcrest, NY 7,441 135 0.9x
Tappan, NY 7,227 152 1.0x

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