Contoocook 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.
IndexContoocookNew HampshireNational
Cost of living index122119100
IndexContoocookNew HampshireNational
Goods & Services index117117100
Groceries index103103100
Health care index116116100
Housing index136127100
Transportation index106106100
Utilities index137137100

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  • The cost of living in Contoocook is 2% higher than the New Hampshire average.
  • The cost of living in Contoocook is 22% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Contoocook is 36% higher 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$91,475$7,623$2,134$2,745
Renters$51,090$4,258$1,192$1,533

New Hampshire Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
New Hampshire0%0%

New Hampshire Income Tax

StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
New Hampshire0%0%

Goods & Services

ItemContoocookNational 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

ItemContoocookNational 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

ItemContoocookNational 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

ItemContoocookNational avg.Difference
Home Price $276,900.00$175,700.0057.6%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,260.97$1,081.0316.6%
Apartment Rent $792.00$920.0013.9%

Transportation

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

Utilities

ItemContoocookNational 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.
Belmont, NH2,0661099%
Antrim, NH1,38411010%
Tilton Northfield, NH3,91911111%
Hillsborough, NH2,05811111%
Loudon, NH58511212%
Contoocook, NH1,85112222%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Orchard Hills, PA1,85189-11%
Goodrich, MI1,85196-4%
Vincent, AL1,85085-15%
Elkland, PA1,85087-13%
Rosedale, MS1,85281-19%
Contoocook, NH1,85112222%
Source: The Contoocook, NH cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2015.