Salem, MA Cost of Living

Salem cost of living index

IndexSalemMassachusettsNational
Cost of living index134132100
Goods & Services index130120100
Groceries index118108100
Health care index118115100
Housing index157165100
Transportation index109116100
Utilities index134124100
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 Salem is 2.1% greater than the Massachusetts average.
  • The cost of living in Salem is 34.5% 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 Salem, MA is $3.52.
  • The price of gas in Salem is 8.0% 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 Salem, MA is $5.07.
  • The price of coffee in Salem is 16.7% higher 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 Salem, MA is $8.59.
  • The price of pizza in Salem is 6.1% lower 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.

Massachusetts average prices compared to national average

The average prices for Salem, MA 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 Salem, MA

NeighborhoodScoreMiles
West Cambridge, Cambridge8515.7
Aggasiz-Harvard, Cambridge8414.6
Neighborhood 9, Cambridge8415.2
Back Bay-Beacon Hill, Boston8214.8
Charlestown, Boston8112.8
North Cambridge, Cambridge8114.9
Central, Boston8014
Mid-Cambridge, Cambridge8014.9
NeighborhoodScoreMiles
Cambridge Highlands, Cambridge7915.6
East Cambridge, Cambridge7913.9
Cambridgeport, Cambridge7915.4
Area Iv, Cambridge7914.7
South End, Boston7915.4
Riverside, Cambridge7815.3
Mit, Cambridge7815
South Boston, Boston7714.4
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Cities near Salem, MA

CityScoreMiles
Wellesley, MA8625.4
Lexington, MA8517.7
Newton, MA8520.3
Brookline, MA8517.3
Needham, MA8524
Winchester, MA8413.1
Belmont, MA8416.7
Newburyport, MA8420.3
CityScoreMiles
Hingham, MA8319.2
Melrose, MA839.6
Marblehead, MA832.4
Arlington, MA8315.1
Reading, MA8310.1
Franklin Town, MA8339.5
Swampscott, MA833.5
Norwood, MA8227.3
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