Hamburg 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.
IndexHamburgNew JerseyNational
Cost of living index114131100
IndexHamburgNew JerseyNational
Goods & Services index115118100
Groceries index106116100
Health care index107111100
Housing index123166100
Transportation index111118100
Utilities index98110100

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  • The cost of living in Hamburg is 13% lower than the New Jersey average.
  • The cost of living in Hamburg is 14% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Hamburg is 23% higher than the national average.
  • New Jersey general sales tax is 37% higher than the national average.
  • New Jersey state income tax is 37% 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$81,932$6,828$1,912$2,458
Renters$38,333$3,194$894$1,150

New Jersey Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
New Jersey7%7%

New Jersey Income Tax

StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
New Jersey1.4%8.97%

Goods & Services

ItemHamburgNational avg.Difference
Haircut $19.00$14.5930.2%
Beauty Salon $33.75$34.682.7%
Toothpaste $2.29$2.477.4%
Shampoo $1.00$1.022.2%
Movie $11.70$9.8718.6%
Bowling $4.55$4.393.6%

Groceries

ItemHamburgNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $4.39$4.481.9%
Fried Chicken $1.99$1.4635.9%
Milk $2.77$2.3617.5%
Potatoes $3.39$3.0610.7%
Pizza $8.00$9.2413.4%
Beer $9.19$8.636.5%

Health Care

ItemHamburgNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $91.25$99.788.5%
Doctor $90.00$105.0314.3%
Dentist $107.25$88.7020.9%
Ibuprofen $9.49$9.410.8%
Lipitor $341.01$298.5014.2%

Housing

ItemHamburgNational avg.Difference
Home Price $197,900.00$175,700.0012.6%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,790.20$1,081.0365.6%
Apartment Rent $1,366.00$920.0048.5%

Transportation

ItemHamburgNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.17$2.093.7%
Tire Balancing $59.16$45.2930.6%

Utilities

ItemHamburgNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$159.41$170.806.7%
Phone $29.75$28.265.3%
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.
Ross Corner, NJ011010%
Unionville, NY6131055%
Vernon Center, NJ2,0111088%
Crandon Lakes, NJ1,4221088%
Sussex, NJ2,07011212%
Hamburg, NJ3,22511414%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
West Lake Hills, TX3,22518282%
Wildwood Crest, NJ3,22513737%
Warrensburg, NY3,22699-1%
Monument Beach, MA3,22412727%
New Holstein, WI3,22392-8%
Hamburg, NJ3,22511414%
Source: The Hamburg, NJ cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2015.