North Babylon, NY Cost Of Living

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-02-06
North Babylon's Overall Cost Of Living
Higher Than The National Average
180 out of 338
In New York
5,558 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 North Babylon is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in North Babylon, NY?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, North Babylon has an overall cost of living index of 139 which is 1.4x higher than the national index of 100.

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

The standard of living in North Babylon ranks as #5,562 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in New York. By definition, that implies North Babylon ranks as the #845 most expensive place in the Empire State.

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North Babylon Cost Of Living Vs. New York

Living Expense North Babylon New York National Average
Overall 139 117 100
Services 123 108 100
Groceries 110 108 100
Health 117 101 100
Housing 184 145 100
Transportation 124 102 100
Utilities 123 97 100
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North Babylon Cost of Living Vs. NY

North Babylon, 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.

Median Home Value
Median Rent
Median Income
Statistic North Babylon New York United States
Median Home Value $356,400 $313,700 $217,500
Median Rent $1,871 $1,280 $1,062
Median Income $95,306 $68,486 $62,843
Home Value To Income 3.7x 4.6x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.24x 0.22x 0.2x

Detailed North Babylon Services Costs Vs. New York

Item North Babylon New York
Shampoo $0.96 $1.01
Movie $13.9 $10.72
Bowling $17.0 $13.86

Detailed North Babylon Groceries Costs Vs. New York

Item North Babylon New York
Ground Beef $4.57 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.89 $1.4
Milk $2.15 $1.96

Detailed North Babylon Health Costs Vs. New York

Item North Babylon New York
Haircut $30.6 $17.49
Beauty Salon $59.0 $38.17
Toothpaste $2.05 $2.32

Detailed North Babylon Transportation Costs Vs. New York

Item North Babylon 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 North Babylon Utilities Costs Vs. New York

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

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Cost Of Living In Cities Around North Babylon

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. North Babylon
Levittown, NY 51,634 143 1.0x
West Babylon, NY 42,665 138 1.0x
Deer Park, NY 27,479 139 1.0x
West Islip, NY 26,844 145 1.0x
Plainview, NY 26,453 157 1.1x
Massapequa, NY 21,784 166 1.2x
Merrick, NY 20,130 174 1.3x
Syosset, NY 19,453 178 1.3x
Massapequa Park, NY 17,193 156 1.1x
North New Hyde Park, NY 15,080 173 1.2x

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