Ashland cost of living index

In the event that the cost of living data was unavailable for this city, estimates based upon nearby cities were used. Each cost of living index is based on a national average of 100. If the amount is below 100, it is lower than the national average. If the amount is above 100, it is higher than the national average.
IndexAshlandNew HampshireNational
Cost of living index105119100
IndexAshlandNew HampshireNational
Goods & Services index117117100
Groceries index103103100
Health care index116116100
Housing index80127100
Transportation index106106100
Utilities index137137100

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  • The cost of living in Ashland is 12% lower than the New Hampshire average.
  • The cost of living in Ashland is 5% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Ashland is 20% lower than the national average.
  • New Hampshire general sales tax is 100% lower than the national average.
  • New Hampshire state income tax is 100% lower than the national average.

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Median Income & Debt-To-Income Ratio

Median IncomePer YearPer MonthMax Budget (28% DTI)Max Budget (36% DTI)
Owners$48,571$4,048$1,133$1,457
Renters$23,142$1,929$540$694

New Hampshire Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
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New Hampshire Income Tax

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Goods & Services

ItemAshlandNational avg.Difference
Haircut $16.88$14.5915.7%
Beauty Salon $41.47$34.6819.6%
Toothpaste $2.32$2.476.2%
Shampoo $1.00$1.022.2%
Movie $10.20$9.873.4%
Bowling $4.62$4.395.2%

Groceries

ItemAshlandNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $3.76$4.4816.0%
Fried Chicken $1.56$1.466.6%
Milk $2.21$2.366.2%
Potatoes $2.98$3.062.7%
Pizza $8.68$9.246.1%
Beer $9.07$8.635.1%

Health Care

ItemAshlandNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $100.39$99.780.6%
Doctor $149.18$105.0342.0%
Dentist $104.81$88.7018.2%
Ibuprofen $9.68$9.412.8%
Lipitor $277.44$298.507.1%

Housing

ItemAshlandNational avg.Difference
Home Price $143,300.00$175,700.0018.4%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,260.97$1,081.0316.6%
Apartment Rent $708.00$920.0023.0%

Transportation

ItemAshlandNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.28$2.099.0%
Tire Balancing $44.74$45.291.2%

Utilities

ItemAshlandNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$243.35$170.8042.5%
Phone $36.25$28.2628.3%
Although the cost of living data is updated regularly, this cost of living information is to be used as estimates only as prices can change on an ongoing basis.

Nearby cities with low cost of living

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Bristol, NH1,5621099%
Laconia, NH16,00711212%
Plymouth, NH3,80711515%
New Hampton, NH35711616%
Meredith, NH1,63111818%
Ashland, NH1,3591055%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Buffalo, SC1,35988-12%
Cobden, IL1,35985-15%
Wildwood, TN1,35889-11%
Greenville, NH1,3601066%
Glenns Ferry, ID1,36083-17%
Ashland, NH1,3591055%
Source: The Ashland, NH cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2015.