South Burlington, VT Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-08
120
South Burlington's Overall Cost Of Living
1.2x
Higher Than The National Average
12 out of 13
In Vermont
4,798 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 South Burlington is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in South Burlington, VT?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, South Burlington has an overall cost of living index of 120 which is 1.2x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Vermont, South Burlington has a cost of living index that's 1.1x higher than Vermont's index of 111.

The standard of living in South Burlington ranks as #4,800 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Vermont. By definition, that implies South Burlington ranks as the #1,619 most expensive place in the Green Mountain State.

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South Burlington Cost Of Living Vs. Vermont

Living Expense South Burlington Vermont National Average
Overall 120 111 100
Services 102 101 100
Groceries 115 114 100
Health 100 100 100
Housing 145 113 100
Transportation 116 116 100
Utilities 117 120 100
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South Burlington Cost of Living Vs. VT

South Burlington, 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.

$312,300
Median Home Value
$1,426
Median Rent
$76,227
Median Income
Statistic South Burlington Vermont United States
Median Home Value $312,300 $230,900 $229,800
Median Rent $1,426 $999 $1,096
Median Income $76,227 $63,477 $64,994
Home Value To Income 4.1x 3.6x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.22x 0.19x 0.2x

Detailed South Burlington Services Costs Vs. Vermont

Item South Burlington Vermont
Shampoo $1.21 $1.06
Movie $9.75 $10.68
Bowling $13.5 $14.67

Detailed South Burlington Groceries Costs Vs. Vermont

Item South Burlington Vermont
Ground Beef $3.64 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.37 $1.39
Milk $2.68 $2.05

Detailed South Burlington Health Costs Vs. Vermont

Item South Burlington Vermont
Haircut $23.0 $18.62
Beauty Salon $49.0 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.89 $2.34

Detailed South Burlington Transportation Costs Vs. Vermont

Item South Burlington 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 South Burlington Utilities Costs Vs. Vermont

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

South Burlington SnackAbility

8.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
9
Affordability
5
Diversity
7
Safety
6
Amenities
8
Education
9
Commute
9

Cost Of Living In Cities Around South Burlington

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. South Burlington
Burlington, VT 42,645 118 1.0x
Essex Junction, VT 10,761 115 1.0x
Winooski, VT 7,320 111 0.9x
Shelburne, VT 6,008 120 1.0x

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