New Martinsville, WV Cost Of Living

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-02-06
82
New Martinsville's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
9 out of 32
In West Virginia
408 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 New Martinsville is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in New Martinsville, WV?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, New Martinsville has an overall cost of living index of 82 which is 0.8x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only West Virginia, New Martinsville has a cost of living index that's 1.0x lower than West Virginia's index of 84.

The standard of living in New Martinsville ranks as #408 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in West Virginia. By definition, that implies New Martinsville ranks as the #5,998 most expensive place in the Mountain State.

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New Martinsville Cost Of Living Vs. West Virginia

Living Expense New Martinsville West Virginia National Average
Overall 82 84 100
Services 100 100 100
Groceries 91 91 100
Health 88 88 100
Housing 54 62 100
Transportation 87 87 100
Utilities 89 89 100
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New Martinsville Cost of Living Vs. WV

New Martinsville, WV Housing Cost Breakdown

Housing swings affordability the most between places in West Virginia, 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.

$96,000
Median Home Value
$731
Median Rent
$43,953
Median Income
Statistic New Martinsville West Virginia United States
Median Home Value $96,000 $119,600 $217,500
Median Rent $731 $725 $1,062
Median Income $43,953 $46,711 $62,843
Home Value To Income 2.2x 2.6x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.2x 0.19x 0.2x

Detailed New Martinsville Services Costs Vs. West Virginia

Item New Martinsville West Virginia
Shampoo $1.17 $1.01
Movie $12.53 $10.72
Bowling $13.33 $13.86

Detailed New Martinsville Groceries Costs Vs. West Virginia

Item New Martinsville West Virginia
Ground Beef $4.23 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.34 $1.4
Milk $1.53 $1.96

Detailed New Martinsville Health Costs Vs. West Virginia

Item New Martinsville West Virginia
Haircut $15.62 $17.49
Beauty Salon $33.53 $38.17
Toothpaste $2.22 $2.32

Detailed New Martinsville Transportation Costs Vs. West Virginia

Item New Martinsville West Virginia
Potatoes $2.7 $3.18
Pizza $9.85 $10.39
Beer $8.85 $9.23
Optometrist $99.07 $106.34
Doctor $90.46 $115.25
Dentist $89.59 $98.38

Detailed New Martinsville Utilities Costs Vs. West Virginia

Item New Martinsville West Virginia
Gasoline $2.46 $2.59
Tire Balancing $36.67 $48.9
All Electricity $139.66 $167.6
Phone $174.84 $163.42

New Martinsville SnackAbility

8
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
5
Affordability
8
Diversity
3
Safety
9.5
Amenities
8
Education
7
Commute
8.5

Cost Of Living In Cities Around New Martinsville

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. New Martinsville
Morristown, TN 29,782 85 1.0x
Marietta, OH 13,588 83 1.0x
Washington, PA 13,532 88 1.1x
Newport, OR 10,559 114 1.4x
Vienna, WV 10,348 85 1.0x
Bridgeport, WV 8,556 98 1.2x
Moundsville, WV 8,486 80 1.0x
Martins Ferry, OH 6,646 85 1.0x
Belpre, OH 6,421 84 1.0x
St. Clairsville, OH 5,072 95 1.2x

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