Shirley, NY Cost Of Living

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
128
Shirley's Overall Cost Of Living
1.3x
Higher Than The National Average
141 out of 340
In New York
5,183 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 Shirley is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Shirley, NY?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Shirley 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, Shirley has a cost of living index that's 1.1x higher than New York's index of 119.

The standard of living in Shirley ranks as #5,185 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in New York. By definition, that implies Shirley ranks as the #1,233 most expensive place in the Empire State.

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Shirley Cost Of Living Vs. New York

Living Expense Shirley New York National Average
Overall 128 119 100
Services 118 112 100
Groceries 106 110 100
Health 111 102 100
Housing 161 144 100
Transportation 105 105 100
Utilities 146 99 100
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Shirley Cost of Living Vs. NY

Shirley, 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.

$278,300
Median Home Value
$1,963
Median Rent
$92,426
Median Income
Statistic Shirley New York United States
Median Home Value $278,300 $325,000 $229,800
Median Rent $1,963 $1,315 $1,096
Median Income $92,426 $71,117 $64,994
Home Value To Income 3.0x 4.6x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.25x 0.22x 0.2x

Detailed Shirley Services Costs Vs. New York

Item Shirley New York
Shampoo $0.97 $1.06
Movie $11.57 $10.68
Bowling $17.47 $14.67

Detailed Shirley Groceries Costs Vs. New York

Item Shirley New York
Ground Beef $4.66 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.51 $1.39
Milk $2.52 $2.05

Detailed Shirley Health Costs Vs. New York

Item Shirley New York
Haircut $27.97 $18.62
Beauty Salon $47.72 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.08 $2.34

Detailed Shirley Transportation Costs Vs. New York

Item Shirley New York
Potatoes $4.12 $3.29
Pizza $9.41 $10.62
Beer $10.04 $9.38
Optometrist $112.13 $108.57
Doctor $130.27 $116.17
Dentist $107.76 $99.13

Detailed Shirley Utilities Costs Vs. New York

Item Shirley New York
Gasoline $2.3 $2.22
Tire Balancing $56.11 $50.07
All Electricity $302.49 $167.67
Phone $178.6 $175.64

Shirley SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
9
Affordability
6
Diversity
8.5
Safety
N/A
Amenities
9
Education
6
Commute
3

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Shirley

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Shirley
Smithtown, NY 26,197 150 1.2x
East Patchogue, NY 22,016 130 1.0x
Farmingville, NY 16,705 134 1.0x
Mastic, NY 15,068 123 1.0x
St. James, NY 13,533 145 1.1x
Nesconset, NY 13,440 152 1.2x
East Islip, NY 12,722 145 1.1x
Stony Brook, NY 11,785 156 1.2x
Lake Grove, NY 11,083 142 1.1x
North Bellport, NY 10,468 130 1.0x

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