Ridge, NY Cost Of Living

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-02-06
128
Ridge's Overall Cost Of Living
1.3x
Higher Than The National Average
137 out of 338
In New York
5,176 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 Ridge is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Ridge, NY?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Ridge has an overall cost of living index of 128 which is 1.3x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only New York, Ridge has a cost of living index that's 1.1x higher than New York's index of 117.

The standard of living in Ridge ranks as #5,180 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in New York. By definition, that implies Ridge ranks as the #1,227 most expensive place in the Empire State.

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Ridge Cost Of Living Vs. New York

Living Expense Ridge New York National Average
Overall 128 117 100
Services 125 108 100
Groceries 109 108 100
Health 113 101 100
Housing 145 145 100
Transportation 110 102 100
Utilities 142 97 100
For more reading on cost of living around New York, check out:
Ridge Cost of Living Vs. NY

Ridge, 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.

$298,600
Median Home Value
$1,560
Median Rent
$71,738
Median Income
Statistic Ridge New York United States
Median Home Value $298,600 $313,700 $217,500
Median Rent $1,560 $1,280 $1,062
Median Income $71,738 $68,486 $62,843
Home Value To Income 4.2x 4.6x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.26x 0.22x 0.2x

Detailed Ridge Services Costs Vs. New York

Item Ridge New York
Shampoo $0.97 $1.01
Movie $12.7 $10.72
Bowling $19.2 $13.86

Detailed Ridge Groceries Costs Vs. New York

Item Ridge New York
Ground Beef $3.99 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.68 $1.4
Milk $2.51 $1.96

Detailed Ridge Health Costs Vs. New York

Item Ridge New York
Haircut $27.4 $17.49
Beauty Salon $53.8 $38.17
Toothpaste $1.75 $2.32

Detailed Ridge Transportation Costs Vs. New York

Item Ridge New York
Potatoes $3.99 $3.18
Pizza $9.39 $10.39
Beer $9.99 $9.23
Optometrist $114.6 $106.34
Doctor $131.6 $115.25
Dentist $116.8 $98.38

Detailed Ridge Utilities Costs Vs. New York

Item Ridge New York
Gasoline $2.84 $2.59
Tire Balancing $55.94 $48.9
All Electricity $299.32 $167.6
Phone $174.02 $163.42

Ridge SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
9
Affordability
4
Diversity
8
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8
Education
8
Commute
4

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Ridge

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Ridge
Smithtown, NY 26,260 150 1.2x
Farmingville, NY 15,714 136 1.1x
St. James, NY 13,671 147 1.1x
Rocky Point, NY 13,521 131 1.0x
Nesconset, NY 13,293 151 1.2x
Manorville, NY 13,257 145 1.1x
Setauket-East Setauket, NY 13,235 152 1.2x
East Islip, NY 13,222 146 1.1x
Stony Brook, NY 12,428 157 1.2x
Miller Place, NY 12,016 147 1.1x

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