According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Bennington has an overall cost of living index of 102 which is 1.0x higher than the national index of 100.
Compared to only Vermont, Bennington has a cost of living index that's 0.9x lower than Vermont's index of 109.
The standard of living in Bennington ranks as #3,423 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Vermont. By definition, that implies Bennington ranks as the #2,983 most expensive place in the Green Mountain State.
|Living Expense||Bennington||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.
|City||Population||Cost Of Living||Vs. Bennington||Albany, NY||97,478||102||1.0x||Saratoga Springs, NY||27,943||122||1.2x||Cohoes, NY||16,684||99||1.0x||North Adams, MA||12,959||100||1.0x||Rensselaer, NY||9,259||97||1.0x||Colonie, NY||7,737||108||1.1x||Scotia, NY||7,667||97||1.0x||Westmere, NY||6,933||111||1.1x||Ballston Spa, NY||5,399||107||1.0x||Mechanicville, NY||5,107||99||1.0x|