Warwick, RI Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
115
Warwick's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average
6 out of 15
In Rhode Island
4,492 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 Warwick is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Warwick, RI?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Warwick has an overall cost of living index of 115 which is 1.1x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Rhode Island, Warwick has a cost of living index that's 1.0x lower than Rhode Island's index of 117.

The standard of living in Warwick ranks as #4,494 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Rhode Island. By definition, that implies Warwick ranks as the #1,925 most expensive place in the Ocean State.

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Warwick Cost Of Living Vs. Rhode Island

Living Expense Warwick Rhode Island National Average
Overall 115 117 100
Services 118 118 100
Groceries 112 108 100
Health 108 108 100
Housing 111 118 100
Transportation 107 104 100
Utilities 125 127 100
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Warwick Cost of Living Vs. RI

Warwick, RI Housing Cost Breakdown

Housing swings affordability the most between places in Rhode Island, 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.

$238,300
Median Home Value
$1,168
Median Rent
$73,285
Median Income
Statistic Warwick Rhode Island United States
Median Home Value $238,300 $276,600 $229,800
Median Rent $1,168 $1,031 $1,096
Median Income $73,285 $70,305 $64,994
Home Value To Income 3.3x 3.9x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.19x 0.18x 0.2x

Detailed Warwick Services Costs Vs. Rhode Island

Item Warwick Rhode Island
Shampoo $0.96 $1.06
Movie $12.75 $10.68
Bowling $19.67 $14.67

Detailed Warwick Groceries Costs Vs. Rhode Island

Item Warwick Rhode Island
Ground Beef $3.82 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.75 $1.39
Milk $2.52 $2.05

Detailed Warwick Health Costs Vs. Rhode Island

Item Warwick Rhode Island
Haircut $24.44 $18.62
Beauty Salon $48.53 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.53 $2.34

Detailed Warwick Transportation Costs Vs. Rhode Island

Item Warwick Rhode Island
Potatoes $4.11 $3.29
Pizza $10.49 $10.62
Beer $10.32 $9.38
Optometrist $131.39 $108.57
Doctor $157.87 $116.17
Dentist $92.75 $99.13

Detailed Warwick Utilities Costs Vs. Rhode Island

Item Warwick Rhode Island
Gasoline $2.15 $2.22
Tire Balancing $62.0 $50.07
All Electricity $240.57 $167.67
Phone $189.01 $175.64

Warwick SnackAbility

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

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Warwick

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Warwick
Providence, RI 179,472 110 1.0x
Cranston, RI 81,252 116 1.0x
Pawtucket, RI 71,821 109 0.9x
East Providence, RI 47,442 113 1.0x
Central Falls, RI 19,437 108 0.9x
Somerset, MA 18,160 121 1.1x
Valley Falls, RI 11,548 115 1.0x
Tiverton, RI 7,996 119 1.0x

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