North Babylon, NY Cost Of Living

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
North Babylon's Overall Cost Of Living
Higher Than The National Average
188 out of 340
In New York
5,578 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 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 140 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 119.

The standard of living in North Babylon ranks as #5,581 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in New York. By definition, that implies North Babylon ranks as the #838 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 140 119 100
Services 121 112 100
Groceries 107 110 100
Health 115 102 100
Housing 184 144 100
Transportation 116 105 100
Utilities 130 99 100
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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 $373,600 $325,000 $229,800
Median Rent $1,852 $1,315 $1,096
Median Income $104,987 $71,117 $64,994
Home Value To Income 3.6x 4.6x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.21x 0.22x 0.2x

Detailed North Babylon Services Costs Vs. New York

Item North Babylon New York
Shampoo $0.96 $1.06
Movie $13.09 $10.68
Bowling $18.83 $14.67

Detailed North Babylon Groceries Costs Vs. New York

Item North Babylon New York
Ground Beef $4.44 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.42 $1.39
Milk $2.65 $2.05

Detailed North Babylon Health Costs Vs. New York

Item North Babylon New York
Haircut $32.76 $18.62
Beauty Salon $65.09 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.13 $2.34

Detailed North Babylon Transportation Costs Vs. New York

Item North Babylon 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 North Babylon Utilities Costs Vs. New York

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

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Cost Of Living In Cities Around North Babylon

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. North Babylon
Levittown, NY 51,266 140 1.0x
West Babylon, NY 42,316 136 1.0x
West Islip, NY 26,614 146 1.0x
Plainview, NY 26,267 155 1.1x
Deer Park, NY 26,043 136 1.0x
Massapequa, NY 21,531 163 1.2x
Merrick, NY 20,594 172 1.2x
Syosset, NY 19,254 177 1.3x
Massapequa Park, NY 17,152 157 1.1x
North New Hyde Park, NY 14,952 170 1.2x

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