According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Barre has an overall cost of living index of 101 which is 1.0x higher than the national index of 100.
Compared to only Vermont, Barre has a cost of living index that's 0.9x lower than Vermont's index of 111.
The standard of living in Barre ranks as #3,263 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Vermont. By definition, that implies Barre ranks as the #3,156 most expensive place in the Green Mountain State.
|Living Expense||Barre||Vermont||National Average|
Housing swings affordability the most between places in Vermont, 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||$149,200||$230,900||$229,800|
|Home Value To Income||3.5x||3.6x||3.5x|
|Rent To Monthly Income||0.22x||0.19x||0.2x|
|City||Population||Cost Of Living||Vs. Barre|
|South Burlington, VT||19,359||120||1.2x|
|Essex Junction, VT||10,761||115||1.1x|