Manorhaven 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.
IndexManorhavenNew YorkNational
Cost of living index176120100
IndexManorhavenNew YorkNational
Goods & Services index148110100
Groceries index128105100
Health care index11599100
Housing index266149100
Transportation index134111100
Utilities index127102100
An overview of the general cost of living index for Manorhaven, NY is displayed above for your reference. Residents in Manorhaven, NY enjoy a cost of living index of 176. This index is 46% higher than the New York average, and 76% higher than the national average. The following categories are used when determining the cost of living index for any given city: health care (5%), transportation (9%), utilities (10%), groceries (13%), housing (30%), and goods/services (33%). Clearly, housing and goods/services make up the majority of the formula for calculating the cost of living index. Because of this, the general cost of living for any given area can be estimated by looking at the cost of everyday goods in that area. For those living in Manorhaven, NY, the average cost of goods and services is 34% higher than it is in New York, and it is 48% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The cost of living in Manorhaven is 46% higher than the New York average.
  • The cost of living in Manorhaven is 76% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Manorhaven is 166% 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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Using the salary calculator lets you compare the salary you earn in Manorhaven, NY to what it is in other cities. It will let you know what your earnings would have to be in another city to have the same standard of living, as determined by the cost of living in each city. For example, if the cost of living in the area you want to move to is higher than the cost of living in Manorhaven, NY, you have to earn a higher income in order to still have the same standard of living. To operate the Manorhaven, NY salary calculator, put in the name of the other city, then move the slider to the point that represents the current income. The salary calculator will take care of the rest and tell you how much more or less you must earn in the new city. A Total breakdown of the cost of living is also provided.

Median Income & Debt-To-Income Ratio

Median IncomePer YearPer MonthMax Budget (28% DTI)Max Budget (36% DTI)
Owners$106,250$8,854$2,479$3,188
Renters$71,317$5,943$1,664$2,140
How much of your monthly income goes to housing can tell you whether or not you can afford housing in Manorhaven, NY, as well as what the average cost of living is. Generally, a good rule to follow is that the debt-to-income (DTI) level you want to maintain is 28 percent or less of your income on your rent or mortgage payment and not more than 36 percent of income on all expenses and debts. In Manorhaven, NY homeowners have a median income of $106,250. Using that number, you will come up with a maximum of $2,479 per month that can be spent on the cost of housing. For those who are renting instead of owning, the median income is $71,317, which means there is a maximum of $1,664 to be spent on the costs of renting a home or apartment.

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%
For those who live in Manorhaven, NY and want to know what the true cost of living is, they ought to look at both the New York income tax rate and the New York sales tax rate. By sales tax, we mean the taxes that are included whenever a person is purchasing any goods or services. The amount that is taxed depends upon the particular state, where some states have a sales tax of zero percent while others can have a tax higher than seven percent. In New York, the sales tax is 4%, while the most you'll pay in surtax is 8.875%. There is also income tax to consider, which is based upon the amount of money made in a year. Just like sales tax, income tax depends upon the particular state but also depends upon what tax bracket the person is in. Income tax for the state can be higher than nine percent in some states to zero percent in others. For those that live in New York, the income tax rate ranges between 4% to 8.82%.

Goods & Services

ItemManorhavenNational avg.Difference
Haircut $24.02$15.5654.3%
Beauty Salon $64.92$36.1179.8%
Toothpaste $4.50$2.4782.1%
Shampoo $1.67$0.9673.1%
Movie $14.89$10.1347.1%
Bowling $13.06$4.74175.8%

Groceries

ItemManorhavenNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $6.10$3.9853.2%
Fried Chicken $2.04$1.4144.7%
Milk $2.45$2.0618.7%
Potatoes $3.78$2.9826.8%
Pizza $12.14$9.4728.1%
Beer $13.06$8.7948.6%

Health Care

ItemManorhavenNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $106.66$101.045.6%
Doctor $105.00$107.442.3%
Dentist $125.00$90.4238.2%
Ibuprofen $9.99$9.287.7%
Lipitor $435.07$426.502.0%

Housing

ItemManorhavenNational avg.Difference
Home Price $504,100.00$175,700.00186.9%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $5,496.82$1,133.23385.1%
Apartment Rent $2,001.00$920.00117.5%

Transportation

ItemManorhavenNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.31$1.9916.1%
Tire Balancing $79.33$45.7673.4%

Utilities

ItemManorhavenNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$232.72$163.8142.1%
Phone $30.77$28.398.4%
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.

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City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Greenville, NY5731033%
Roosevelt, NY16,55414646%
Uniondale, NY24,78714646%
Hartsdale, NY5,34613636%
New Cassel, NY13,98813737%
Manorhaven, NY6,63817676%

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Source: The Manorhaven, NY cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2016.