Princeton, NJ Cost of Living Index

Princeton cost of living index

IndexPrincetonNew JerseyNational
Cost of living index143128100
Goods & Services index115117100
Groceries index111105100
Health care index110104100
Housing index206160100
Transportation index104106100
Utilities index135135100
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 11.3% greater than the New Jersey average.
  • The cost of living in Princeton is 42.5% 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 $3.69.
  • The price of gas in Princeton is 1.9% higher than the national average.
  • Kodiak, AK is the most expensive city for gas at $4.55 per gallon.
  • Augusta, GA is the least expensive city for gas at $3.11 per gallon.
  • Coffee
  • The price of coffee in Princeton, NJ is $4.65.
  • The price of coffee in Princeton is 3.5% lower than the national average.
  • Juneau, AK is the most expensive city for coffee at $7.29.
  • Waco, TX is the least expensive city for coffee at $2.79.
  • Pizza
  • The price of pizza in Princeton, NJ is $10.00.
  • The price of pizza in Princeton is 10.6% higher than the national average.
  • Dothan, AL is the most expensive city for pizza at $14.79.
  • Ogden, UT is the least expensive city for pizza at $6.33.

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

NeighborhoodMilesNeighborhoodMiles
Top Road, Trenton9Cadwalader And Hillcrest, Trenton10.4
East Trenton, Trenton9.4Stuyvesant-Prospect, Trenton10.5
North Trenton, Trenton9.8Ewing And Carroll, Trenton10.5
Wilbur, Trenton9.9North 25, Trenton10.5
Pennington-Prospect, Trenton10.2Hanover Academy, Trenton10.6
Battle Monument, Trenton10.3Central West, Trenton10.7
Greenwood And Hamilton, Trenton10.3Hiltonia, Trenton10.7
Villa Park, Trenton10.4West End, Trenton10.8
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Cities near Princeton, NJ

CityMilesCityMiles
Princeton, NJ0Hopewell, NJ6.2
Princeton North, NJ0.7Monmouth Junction, NJ6.3
Kingston, NJ2.7Kendall Park, NJ6.7
Princeton Junction, NJ3Pennington, NJ7.4
Plainsboro Center, NJ3.5Dayton, NJ7.6
Heathcote, NJ5Cranbury, NJ8
Princeton Meadows, NJ5.2Mercerville-Hamilton Square, NJ8.4
Lawrenceville, NJ5.4Hightstown, NJ9
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