Manlius 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.
IndexManliusNew YorkNational
Cost of living index103120100
IndexManliusNew YorkNational
Goods & Services index103110100
Groceries index96105100
Health care index9999100
Housing index100149100
Transportation index101111100
Utilities index124102100
The above illustration supplies generalized information for the Manlius, NY cost of living index. Compared to other cities in New York and cities across the country, the cost of living index in Manlius, NY is 103, which is 14% lower than the New York average and 3% higher than that for the entire country. The index is comprised of the following criteria: cost of retail goods and services (33%), groceries (13%), health care (5%), housing (30%), cost of public/private transportation (9%) and utilities (10%). Everyday goods and services, along with housing account for 63 percent of the total cost of living index. Goods and services that are a necessity regardless of location provide an accurate general sense of the cost of living in one city versus another. As seen above, the cost of retail goods and services in Manlius, NY are 6% lower than the average for New York and 3% higher than the rest of the country.

Did you know?

  • The cost of living in Manlius is 14% lower than the New York average.
  • The cost of living in Manlius is 3% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Manlius is equal to 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$108,415$9,035$2,530$3,253
Renters$33,053$2,754$771$992
A good way to judge both the affordability of the housing and the cost of living is by simply calculating the maximum that a person should spend on housing in Manlius, NY, otherwise known as the debt-to-income ratio (DTI). The safest way to live in the city is to avoid spending more than 28 percent of the gross income that one earns on costs that pertain to housing and no more than 36 percent on all expenses and debts. Manlius, NY has a median income of about $108,415 for people who own homes. Based on that number, a person should spend a maximum of $2,530 on expenses related to housing. Renters have a slightly different median income, which is $33,053. Based on this average, renters should spend no more than $771 on all of their rental costs if they want to maintain a non-impoverished standard of living.

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%
When you are determining the total cost of living in Manlius, NY you will want to make sure you consider both the New York sales tax and the New York income tax rates. Sales tax come in the form of taxes levied on both services and goods that are sold. The sales tax rates are different state to state and range from zero sales tax to higher than 7%. The sales tax in New York is 4%, with the highest surtax being 8.875%. Tax that is on income by the government is income tax. Different states have different income tax rates and these rates can be higher or lower dependent on the corresponding tax bracket. The state income tax rates are different state to state and range from no income tax to more than 9% income tax. The income tax rates in New York have a range from 4% to 8.82%.

Goods & Services

ItemManliusNational avg.Difference
Haircut $11.89$15.5623.6%
Beauty Salon $23.76$36.1134.2%
Toothpaste $2.11$2.4714.5%
Shampoo $0.96$0.961.0%
Movie $9.48$10.136.3%
Bowling $4.06$4.7414.3%

Groceries

ItemManliusNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $3.67$3.987.8%
Fried Chicken $1.41$1.410.1%
Milk $2.14$2.063.8%
Potatoes $3.52$2.9818.0%
Pizza $9.67$9.472.0%
Beer $9.03$8.792.7%

Health Care

ItemManliusNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $119.86$101.0418.6%
Doctor $109.25$107.441.7%
Dentist $85.05$90.425.9%
Ibuprofen $8.94$9.283.6%
Lipitor $415.04$426.502.7%

Housing

ItemManliusNational avg.Difference
Home Price $188,100.00$175,700.007.1%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,074.41$1,133.235.2%
Apartment Rent $773.00$920.0016.0%

Transportation

ItemManliusNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.09$1.994.7%
Tire Balancing $42.21$45.767.8%

Utilities

ItemManliusNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$138.90$163.8115.2%
Phone $50.41$28.3977.6%
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.
Seneca Knolls, NY1,93684-16%
Bridgeport, NY1,58389-11%
East Syracuse, NY3,05190-10%
Syracuse, NY144,64887-13%
Mattydale, NY6,74191-9%
Manlius, NY4,6911033%

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Spring Lake Heights, NJ4,69114848%
Palacios, TX4,69176-24%
Adairsville, GA4,69286-14%
Vandercook Lake, MI4,69087-13%
Carrollton, VA4,69311818%
Manlius, NY4,6911033%
Source: The Manlius, NY cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2016.