Chestertown 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.
IndexChestertownNew YorkNational
Cost of living index109122100
IndexChestertownNew YorkNational
Goods & Services index106112100
Groceries index109103100
Health care index107104100
Housing index102149100
Transportation index128122100
Utilities index123102100

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  • The cost of living in Chestertown is 10% lower than the New York average.
  • The cost of living in Chestertown is 9% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Chestertown is 2% higher than the national average.
  • New York general sales tax is 21% lower than the national average.
  • New York state income tax is 80% higher 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$47,917$3,993$1,118$1,438
Renters$46,200$3,850$1,078$1,386

New York Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
New York4%8.875%

New York Income Tax

StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
New York4%8.82%

Goods & Services

ItemChestertownNational avg.Difference
Haircut $19.12$14.5931.0%
Beauty Salon $45.50$34.6831.2%
Toothpaste $2.09$2.4715.5%
Shampoo $1.09$1.026.7%
Movie $10.53$9.876.7%
Bowling $4.67$4.396.3%

Groceries

ItemChestertownNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $4.56$4.481.9%
Fried Chicken $1.84$1.4625.7%
Milk $2.79$2.3618.4%
Potatoes $3.99$3.0630.3%
Pizza $8.00$9.2413.4%
Beer $8.74$8.631.2%

Health Care

ItemChestertownNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $128.10$99.7828.4%
Doctor $113.84$105.038.4%
Dentist $94.00$88.706.0%
Ibuprofen $9.66$9.412.6%
Lipitor $311.23$298.504.3%

Housing

ItemChestertownNational avg.Difference
Home Price $197,800.00$175,700.0012.6%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,714.70$1,081.0358.6%
Apartment Rent $725.00$920.0021.2%

Transportation

ItemChestertownNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.68$2.0928.1%
Tire Balancing $58.28$45.2928.7%

Utilities

ItemChestertownNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$234.61$170.8037.4%
Phone $28.84$28.262.1%
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.
Warrensburg, NY3,22699-1%
North Creek, NY4061011%
Schroon Lake, NY5691077%
Pottersville, NY48511414%
Lake George, NY93211414%
Chestertown, NY1,0331099%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Odin, IL1,03381-19%
Blue Ridge, TX1,03394-6%
Downs, KS1,03378-22%
Greenfields, PA1,0331000%
Ider, AL1,03384-16%
Chestertown, NY1,0331099%
Source: The Chestertown, NY cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2015.