New Paltz 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.
IndexNew PaltzNew YorkNational
Cost of living index130122100
IndexNew PaltzNew YorkNational
Goods & Services index126112100
Groceries index122103100
Health care index115104100
Housing index150150100
Transportation index100122100
Utilities index132102100

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  • The cost of living in New Paltz is 7% higher than the New York average.
  • The cost of living in New Paltz is 30% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in New Paltz is 50% 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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Compare New Paltz, NY Cost of living To Other Cities

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

ItemNew PaltzNational avg.Difference
Haircut $20.00$14.5937.0%
Beauty Salon $67.50$34.6894.6%
Toothpaste $4.04$2.4763.3%
Shampoo $0.88$1.0213.9%
Movie $14.75$9.8749.5%
Bowling $7.94$4.3980.8%

Groceries

ItemNew PaltzNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $3.99$4.4810.9%
Fried Chicken $1.04$1.4629.0%
Milk $2.26$2.364.1%
Potatoes $3.92$3.0628.0%
Pizza $10.00$9.248.2%
Beer $9.82$8.6313.8%

Health Care

ItemNew PaltzNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $111.67$99.7811.9%
Doctor $123.75$105.0317.8%
Dentist $110.00$88.7024.0%
Ibuprofen $10.33$9.419.8%
Lipitor $299.00$298.500.2%

Housing

ItemNew PaltzNational avg.Difference
Home Price $280,500.00$181,400.0054.6%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $2,127.00$1,081.0396.8%
Apartment Rent $1,237.00$889.0039.1%

Transportation

ItemNew PaltzNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.06$2.091.5%
Tire Balancing $47.99$45.296.0%

Utilities

ItemNew PaltzNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$262.56$170.8053.7%
Phone $29.01$28.262.7%
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.
Napanoch, NY97511010%
Kerhonkson, NY1,86411414%
East Kingston, NY2841066%
Lincoln Park, NY2,3301077%
Walker Valley, NY67411717%
New Paltz, NY6,90013030%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Orchard Mesa, CO6,9011000%
Oak Island, NC6,89911313%
Morehead, KY6,89887-13%
Green Cove Springs, FL6,90399-1%
Mount Ivy, NY6,90413232%
New Paltz, NY6,90013030%
Source: The New Paltz, NY cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2015.