Princeton, NJ Cost of Living Index

Princeton cost of living index

IndexPrincetonNew JerseyNational
Cost of living index139126100
Goods & Services index115117100
Groceries index100106100
Health care index108104100
Housing index200162100
Transportation index114113100
Utilities index117117100
In the event that the cost of living data was unavailable for this city, estimates based upon nearby cities were used.
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  • The cost of living in Princeton is 10% greater than the New Jersey average.
  • The cost of living in Princeton is 38.5% greater than the national average.
  • 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.

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  • Gas
  • The price of gas in Princeton, NJ is $3.53.
  • The price of gas in Princeton is 8.3% higher than the national average.
  • Kodiak, AK is the most expensive city for gas at $4.30 per gallon.
  • Joplin, MO is the least expensive city for gas at $2.82 per gallon.
  • Coffee
  • The price of coffee in Princeton, NJ is $3.73.
  • The price of coffee in Princeton is 13.2% lower than the national average.
  • Honolulu, HI is the most expensive city for coffee at $7.77.
  • Anniston, AL is the least expensive city for coffee at $2.99.
  • Pizza
  • The price of pizza in Princeton, NJ is $10.00.
  • The price of pizza in Princeton is 8.9% higher than the national average.
  • Truckee, CA is the most expensive city for pizza at $15.99.
  • Ponca City, OK is the least expensive city for pizza at $6.50.

New Jersey average prices compared to national average

The average prices for Princeton, NJ goods and services that are below the "0" percentile are lower compared to the national average. If the average prices are above the "0" percentile, they are higher compared to the national average.

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Neighborhoods in & around Princeton, NJ

NeighborhoodScoreMiles
Mill Hill, Trenton7510.9
Hiltonia, Trenton7410.6
Glen Afton And Island, Trenton7411.1
Hanover Academy, Trenton7210.6
Villa Park, Trenton7110.5
Central West, Trenton7110.7
Cadwalader And Hillcrest, Trenton7110.5
West End, Trenton7110.7
NeighborhoodScoreMiles
Downtown, Trenton7011.1
Stuyvesant-Prospect, Trenton7010.4
North 25, Trenton7010.5
Battle Monument, Trenton7010.3
Franklin Park, Trenton6911.2
Wilbur, Trenton699.9
Top Road, Trenton699.1
North Trenton, Trenton689.8
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Cities near Princeton, NJ

CityScoreMiles
Westfield, NJ8726.8
Swarthmore, PA8747.9
Chatham, NJ8730.4
Haddonfield, NJ8737.7
Summit, NJ8629.4
Essex Fells, NJ8638
Glen Ridge, NJ8639.4
Loch Arbour, NJ8636.1
CityScoreMiles
New Providence, NJ8627.4
Bernardsville, NJ8625.5
Hasbrouck Heights, NJ8646.3
Cranbury, NJ858.3
Metuchen, NJ8520.5
Fairview, NJ8547.1
Wyncote, PA8531.2
Madison, NJ8530.8
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