North Brookfield 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.
IndexNorth BrookfieldMassachusettsNational
Cost of living index113130100
IndexNorth BrookfieldMassachusettsNational
Goods & Services index123111100
Groceries index111113100
Health care index117111100
Housing index98167100
Transportation index111117100
Utilities index126126100

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  • The cost of living in North Brookfield is 13% lower than the Massachusetts average.
  • The cost of living in North Brookfield is 13% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in North Brookfield is 2% lower than the national average.
  • Massachusetts general sales tax is 23% higher than the national average.
  • Massachusetts state income tax is 132% 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$59,271$4,939$1,383$1,778
Renters$39,167$3,264$914$1,175

Massachusetts Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Massachusetts6.25%6.25%

Massachusetts Income Tax

StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
Massachusetts5.15%5.15%

Goods & Services

ItemNorth BrookfieldNational avg.Difference
Haircut $15.00$14.592.8%
Beauty Salon $40.00$34.6815.3%
Toothpaste $2.50$2.471.1%
Shampoo $1.25$1.0222.3%
Movie $11.75$9.8719.1%
Bowling $4.75$4.398.2%

Groceries

ItemNorth BrookfieldNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $4.49$4.480.3%
Fried Chicken $1.59$1.468.6%
Milk $3.39$2.3643.8%
Potatoes $3.99$3.0630.3%
Pizza $8.50$9.248.0%
Beer $8.32$8.633.6%

Health Care

ItemNorth BrookfieldNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $125.00$99.7825.3%
Doctor $149.00$105.0341.9%
Dentist $98.00$88.7010.5%
Ibuprofen $10.25$9.418.9%
Lipitor $293.99$298.501.5%

Housing

ItemNorth BrookfieldNational avg.Difference
Home Price $180,300.00$175,700.002.6%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,392.30$1,081.0328.8%
Apartment Rent $807.00$920.0012.3%

Transportation

ItemNorth BrookfieldNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.33$2.0911.4%
Tire Balancing $49.00$45.298.2%

Utilities

ItemNorth BrookfieldNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$213.54$170.8025.0%
Phone $36.19$28.2628.1%
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.
Ware, MA5,81611212%
Warren, MA1,45611414%
Palmer Town, MA12,15511515%
Barre, MA91011111%
Southbridge Town, MA16,77511515%
North Brookfield, MA2,07911313%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Kingston, WA2,07912020%
Oakwood Hills, IL2,0791099%
Maysville, GA2,07988-12%
Green Level, NC2,07883-17%
Ramseur, NC2,08084-16%
North Brookfield, MA2,07911313%
Source: The North Brookfield, MA cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2015.