Old Bennington 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.
IndexOld BenningtonVermontNational
Cost of living index138113100
IndexOld BenningtonVermontNational
Goods & Services index112110100
Groceries index115108100
Health care index107105100
Housing index203115100
Transportation index100117100
Utilities index106122100

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  • The cost of living in Old Bennington is 22% higher than the Vermont average.
  • The cost of living in Old Bennington is 38% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Old Bennington is 103% higher than the national average.
  • Vermont general sales tax is 18% higher than the national average.
  • Vermont state income tax is 60% 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$85,625$7,135$1,998$2,569
Renters$54,375$4,531$1,269$1,631

Vermont Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Vermont6%7%

Vermont Income Tax

StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
Vermont3.55%8.95%

Goods & Services

ItemOld BenningtonNational avg.Difference
Haircut $16.46$15.565.7%
Beauty Salon $39.51$36.119.4%
Toothpaste $3.36$2.4735.9%
Shampoo $0.98$0.961.4%
Movie $9.98$10.131.4%
Bowling $3.62$4.7423.6%

Groceries

ItemOld BenningtonNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $3.93$3.981.4%
Fried Chicken $1.48$1.415.0%
Milk $2.66$2.0628.9%
Potatoes $3.29$2.9810.3%
Pizza $8.46$9.4710.7%
Beer $8.01$8.798.9%

Health Care

ItemOld BenningtonNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $132.34$101.0431.0%
Doctor $108.57$107.441.1%
Dentist $98.58$90.429.0%
Ibuprofen $9.04$9.282.6%
Lipitor $451.71$426.505.9%

Housing

ItemOld BenningtonNational avg.Difference
Home Price $356,700.00$175,700.00103.0%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,615.97$1,133.2342.6%
Apartment Rent $0.00$920.00100.0%

Transportation

ItemOld BenningtonNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.04$1.992.4%
Tire Balancing $42.53$45.767.1%

Utilities

ItemOld BenningtonNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$154.59$163.815.6%
Phone $34.98$28.3923.2%
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.
Readsboro, VT26895-5%
Hoosick Falls, NY3,45998-2%
Cambridge, NY1,60299-1%
North Adams, MA13,5631022%
Greenwich, NY1,9471011%
Old Bennington, VT15013838%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Belgrade, NE15072-28%
Nessen City, MI15082-18%
Dennison, MN15096-4%
Kysorville, NY15081-19%
Agency Village, SD15087-13%
Old Bennington, VT15013838%
Source: The Old Bennington, VT cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2016.