Essex Junction, VT Cost Of Living

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
Essex Junction's Overall Cost Of Living
Higher Than The National Average
9 out of 13
In Vermont
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 Essex Junction is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Essex Junction, VT?

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

Compared to only Vermont, Essex Junction has a cost of living index that's 1.0x higher than Vermont's index of 111.

The standard of living in Essex Junction ranks as #4,494 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Vermont. By definition, that implies Essex Junction ranks as the #1,925 most expensive place in the Green Mountain State.

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Essex Junction Cost Of Living Vs. Vermont

Living Expense Essex Junction Vermont National Average
Overall 115 111 100
Services 99 101 100
Groceries 117 114 100
Health 99 100 100
Housing 138 113 100
Transportation 114 116 100
Utilities 117 120 100
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Essex Junction Cost of Living Vs. VT

Essex Junction, VT Housing Cost Breakdown

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
Median Rent
Median Income
Statistic Essex Junction Vermont United States
Median Home Value $305,300 $230,900 $229,800
Median Rent $1,301 $999 $1,096
Median Income $76,845 $63,477 $64,994
Home Value To Income 4.0x 3.6x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.2x 0.19x 0.2x

Detailed Essex Junction Services Costs Vs. Vermont

Item Essex Junction Vermont
Shampoo $1.21 $1.06
Movie $9.75 $10.68
Bowling $13.5 $14.67

Detailed Essex Junction Groceries Costs Vs. Vermont

Item Essex Junction Vermont
Ground Beef $3.64 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.37 $1.39
Milk $2.68 $2.05

Detailed Essex Junction Health Costs Vs. Vermont

Item Essex Junction Vermont
Haircut $23.0 $18.62
Beauty Salon $49.0 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.89 $2.34

Detailed Essex Junction Transportation Costs Vs. Vermont

Item Essex Junction Vermont
Potatoes $4.09 $3.29
Pizza $10.99 $10.62
Beer $10.16 $9.38
Optometrist $130.0 $108.57
Doctor $113.0 $116.17
Dentist $94.0 $99.13

Detailed Essex Junction Utilities Costs Vs. Vermont

Item Essex Junction Vermont
Gasoline $2.42 $2.22
Tire Balancing $63.0 $50.07
All Electricity $224.57 $167.67
Phone $179.83 $175.64

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Cost Of Living In Cities Around Essex Junction

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Essex Junction
Burlington, VT 42,645 118 1.0x
South Burlington, VT 19,359 120 1.0x
Winooski, VT 7,320 111 1.0x
Shelburne, VT 6,008 120 1.0x

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