Salmon Brook 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.
IndexSalmon BrookConnecticutNational
Cost of living index121128100
IndexSalmon BrookConnecticutNational
Goods & Services index120121100
Groceries index120128100
Health care index119117100
Housing index125144100
Transportation index122114100
Utilities index112116100

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  • The cost of living in Salmon Brook is 5% lower than the Connecticut average.
  • The cost of living in Salmon Brook is 21% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Salmon Brook is 25% higher than the national average.
  • Connecticut general sales tax is 25% higher than the national average.
  • Connecticut state income tax is 35% higher 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$96,100$8,008$2,242$2,883
Renters$34,038$2,837$794$1,021

Connecticut Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Connecticut6.35%6.35%

Connecticut Income Tax

StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
Connecticut3%6.7%

Goods & Services

ItemSalmon BrookNational avg.Difference
Haircut $19.50$15.5625.3%
Beauty Salon $49.55$36.1137.2%
Toothpaste $3.49$2.4741.2%
Shampoo $1.12$0.9616.4%
Movie $9.95$10.131.8%
Bowling $7.17$4.7451.4%

Groceries

ItemSalmon BrookNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $6.26$3.9857.0%
Fried Chicken $1.67$1.4118.9%
Milk $2.51$2.0621.5%
Potatoes $4.16$2.9839.6%
Pizza $10.00$9.475.6%
Beer $9.82$8.7911.7%

Health Care

ItemSalmon BrookNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $119.91$101.0418.7%
Doctor $124.96$107.4416.3%
Dentist $124.36$90.4237.5%
Ibuprofen $11.99$9.2829.2%
Lipitor $356.99$426.5016.3%

Housing

ItemSalmon BrookNational avg.Difference
Home Price $245,500.00$175,700.0039.7%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,486.15$1,133.2331.1%
Apartment Rent $840.00$920.008.7%

Transportation

ItemSalmon BrookNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.39$1.9919.7%
Tire Balancing $58.58$45.7628.0%

Utilities

ItemSalmon BrookNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$212.66$163.8129.8%
Phone $24.95$28.3912.1%
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.
Springfield, MA153,8361099%
Hartford, CT125,21111212%
Chicopee, MA55,60311212%
Blue Hills, CT2,73511212%
East Hartford, CT51,21111212%
Salmon Brook, CT2,76612121%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Riverton, NJ2,76612323%
Junction, TX2,76677-23%
Bellows Falls, VT2,76699-1%
Ashley, PA2,76588-12%
Elgin CDP, SC2,76789-11%
Salmon Brook, CT2,76612121%
Source: The Salmon Brook, CT cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2016.