According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Burlington has an overall cost of living index of 118 which is 1.2x higher than the national index of 100.
Compared to only Vermont, Burlington has a cost of living index that's 1.1x higher than Vermont's index of 111.
The standard of living in Burlington ranks as #4,689 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Vermont. By definition, that implies Burlington ranks as the #1,729 most expensive place in the Green Mountain State.
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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.