Roosevelt 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.
IndexRooseveltNew JerseyNational
Cost of living index117131100
IndexRooseveltNew JerseyNational
Goods & Services index112118100
Groceries index110116100
Health care index113111100
Housing index136166100
Transportation index111118100
Utilities index97110100

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  • The cost of living in Roosevelt is 11% lower than the New Jersey average.
  • The cost of living in Roosevelt is 17% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Roosevelt is 36% higher than the national average.
  • New Jersey general sales tax is 37% higher than the national average.
  • New Jersey state income tax is 37% lower 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$82,500$6,875$1,925$2,475
Renters$19,643$1,637$458$589

New Jersey Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
New Jersey7%7%

New Jersey Income Tax

StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
New Jersey1.4%8.97%

Goods & Services

ItemRooseveltNational avg.Difference
Haircut $18.00$14.5923.3%
Beauty Salon $32.75$34.685.6%
Toothpaste $1.99$2.4719.5%
Shampoo $1.08$1.025.7%
Movie $11.70$9.8718.6%
Bowling $4.72$4.397.5%

Groceries

ItemRooseveltNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $4.44$4.480.8%
Fried Chicken $1.97$1.4634.6%
Milk $2.57$2.369.1%
Potatoes $3.39$3.0610.7%
Pizza $8.00$9.2413.4%
Beer $8.79$8.631.8%

Health Care

ItemRooseveltNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $102.25$99.782.5%
Doctor $86.25$105.0317.9%
Dentist $119.50$88.7034.7%
Ibuprofen $10.32$9.419.6%
Lipitor $351.24$298.5017.7%

Housing

ItemRooseveltNational avg.Difference
Home Price $265,000.00$175,700.0050.8%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,607.16$1,081.0348.7%
Apartment Rent $925.00$920.000.5%

Transportation

ItemRooseveltNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.17$2.093.7%
Tire Balancing $58.80$45.2929.8%

Utilities

ItemRooseveltNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$155.83$170.808.8%
Phone $29.75$28.265.3%
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.
Cedar Glen West, NJ95583-17%
Leisure Village, NJ4,20198-2%
Rossmoor, NJ2,81498-2%
Leisure Village West, NJ3,2911000%
Leisure Knoll, NJ2,4531066%
Roosevelt, NJ74411717%

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Wall, PA74484-16%
Fremont, WI74496-4%
Faulkton, SD74479-21%
Eldred, PA74477-23%
Finley Point, MT74416969%
Roosevelt, NJ74411717%
Source: The Roosevelt, NJ cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2015.