Princeton, NJ Cost of Living

Princeton cost of living index

IndexPrincetonNew JerseyNational
Cost of living index166132100
Goods & Services index112118100
Groceries index110116100
Health care index113111100
Housing index299169100
Transportation index111118100
Utilities index97110100
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 25.8% greater than the New Jersey average.
  • The cost of living in Princeton is 66.1% 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 $2.17.
  • The price of gas in Princeton is 3.6% higher than the national average.
  • Kodiak, AK is the most expensive city for gas at $3.74 per gallon.
  • Colorado Springs, CO is the least expensive city for gas at $1.62 per gallon.
  • Pizza
  • The price of pizza in Princeton, NJ is $8.00.
  • The price of pizza in Princeton is 15.5% lower than the national average.
  • Truckee, CA is the most expensive city for pizza at $15.99.
  • Kennewick, WA is the least expensive city for pizza at $6.99.

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, Trenton7410.9
Hiltonia, Trenton7310.6
Glen Afton And Island, Trenton7311.1
Villa Park, Trenton7310.5
North 25, Trenton7310.5
Hanover Academy, Trenton7210.6
Stuyvesant-Prospect, Trenton7210.4
Battle Monument, Trenton7210.3
NeighborhoodScoreMiles
Central West, Trenton7210.7
Cadwalader And Hillcrest, Trenton7210.5
Top Road, Trenton729.1
North Trenton, Trenton719.8
West End, Trenton7110.7
Franklin Park, Trenton7111.2
Wilbur, Trenton719.9
Downtown, Trenton7011.1
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Cities near Princeton, NJ

CityScoreMiles
Chatham, NJ8630.4
Westfield, NJ8626.8
Upper Montclair, NJ8641.7
Swarthmore, PA8547.9
Haddonfield, NJ8537.7
Summit, NJ8529.4
Glen Ridge, NJ8539.4
CityScoreMiles
Bernardsville, NJ8425.5
Madison, NJ8430.8
New Providence, NJ8427.4
Little Silver, NJ8432.7
Essex Fells, NJ8438
Milltown, NJ8413.6
Cranbury, NJ848.3
Rumson, NJ8435.2
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