Montpelier, VT Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
111
Montpelier's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average
7 out of 12
In Vermont
4,210 out of 6,399
In America
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means Montpelier is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Montpelier, VT?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Montpelier has an overall cost of living index of 111 which is 1.1x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Vermont, Montpelier has a cost of living index that's 1.0x higher than Vermont's index of 109.

The standard of living in Montpelier ranks as #4,212 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Vermont. By definition, that implies Montpelier ranks as the #2,195 most expensive place in the Green Mountain State.

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Montpelier Cost Of Living Vs. Vermont

Living Expense Montpelier Vermont National Average
Overall 111 109 100
Services 104 104 100
Groceries 111 111 100
Health 100 100 100
Housing 119 112 100
Transportation 113 113 100
Utilities 119 119 100
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Montpelier Cost of Living Vs. VT

Montpelier, 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.

$252,600
Median Home Value
$1,021
Median Rent
$65,078
Median Income
Statistic Montpelier Vermont United States
Median Home Value $252,600 $227,700 $217,500
Median Rent $1,021 $985 $1,062
Median Income $65,078 $61,973 $62,843
Home Value To Income 3.9x 3.7x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.19x 0.19x 0.2x

Detailed Montpelier Services Costs Vs. Vermont

Item Montpelier Vermont
Shampoo $1.05 $1.01
Movie $9.75 $10.72
Bowling $13.5 $13.86

Detailed Montpelier Groceries Costs Vs. Vermont

Item Montpelier Vermont
Ground Beef $4.44 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.39 $1.4
Milk $2.82 $1.96

Detailed Montpelier Health Costs Vs. Vermont

Item Montpelier Vermont
Haircut $23.0 $17.49
Beauty Salon $49.0 $38.17
Toothpaste $2.1 $2.32

Detailed Montpelier Transportation Costs Vs. Vermont

Item Montpelier Vermont
Potatoes $3.5 $3.18
Pizza $10.99 $10.39
Beer $9.99 $9.23
Optometrist $130.0 $106.34
Doctor $113.0 $115.25
Dentist $94.0 $98.38

Detailed Montpelier Utilities Costs Vs. Vermont

Item Montpelier Vermont
Gasoline $2.75 $2.59
Tire Balancing $63.0 $48.9
All Electricity $227.95 $167.6
Phone $176.4 $163.42

Montpelier SnackAbility

8.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
6
Diversity
5
Safety
6
Amenities
7
Education
9
Commute
9

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Montpelier

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Montpelier
Barre, VT 8,646 100 0.9x

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