Rome, NY Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
88
Rome's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
34 out of 338
In New York
1,324 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 Rome is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Rome, NY?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Rome has an overall cost of living index of 88 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only New York, Rome has a cost of living index that's 0.8x lower than New York's index of 117.

The standard of living in Rome ranks as #1,324 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in New York. By definition, that implies Rome ranks as the #5,083 most expensive place in the Empire State.

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Rome Cost Of Living Vs. New York

Living Expense Rome New York National Average
Overall 88 117 100
Services 106 108 100
Groceries 98 108 100
Health 105 101 100
Housing 58 145 100
Transportation 89 102 100
Utilities 100 97 100
For more reading on cost of living around New York, check out:
Rome Cost of Living Vs. NY

Rome, 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.

$98,400
Median Home Value
$759
Median Rent
$48,120
Median Income
Statistic Rome New York United States
Median Home Value $98,400 $313,700 $217,500
Median Rent $759 $1,280 $1,062
Median Income $48,120 $68,486 $62,843
Home Value To Income 2.0x 4.6x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.19x 0.22x 0.2x

Detailed Rome Services Costs Vs. New York

Item Rome New York
Shampoo $0.96 $1.01
Movie $11.5 $10.72
Bowling $14.17 $13.86

Detailed Rome Groceries Costs Vs. New York

Item Rome New York
Ground Beef $4.43 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.21 $1.4
Milk $2.19 $1.96

Detailed Rome Health Costs Vs. New York

Item Rome New York
Haircut $13.5 $17.49
Beauty Salon $24.0 $38.17
Toothpaste $1.51 $2.32

Detailed Rome Transportation Costs Vs. New York

Item Rome New York
Potatoes $2.99 $3.18
Pizza $11.74 $10.39
Beer $10.84 $9.23
Optometrist $109.25 $106.34
Doctor $119.25 $115.25
Dentist $103.0 $98.38

Detailed Rome Utilities Costs Vs. New York

Item Rome New York
Gasoline $2.63 $2.59
Tire Balancing $34.25 $48.9
All Electricity $163.86 $167.6
Phone $185.75 $163.42

Rome SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
5
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
7
Safety
7
Amenities
8
Education
6
Commute
9

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Rome

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Fort Wayne, IN 265,752 84 1.0x
Goshen, IN 34,108 91 1.0x
Granger, IN 30,776 107 1.2x
Warsaw, IN 15,458 92 1.0x
Auburn, IN 13,056 84 1.0x
Sturgis, MI 10,905 87 1.0x
Kendallville, IN 9,347 82 0.9x
Bryan, OH 8,251 83 0.9x
Nappanee, IN 7,033 90 1.0x
Dunlap, IN 6,667 95 1.1x

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