Seconsett Island 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.
IndexSeconsett IslandMassachusettsNational
Cost of living index119130100
IndexSeconsett IslandMassachusettsNational
Goods & Services index123111100
Groceries index111113100
Health care index117111100
Housing indexn/a167100
Transportation index111117100
Utilities index126126100

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  • The cost of living in Seconsett Island is 8% lower than the Massachusetts average.
  • The cost of living in Seconsett Island is 19% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Seconsett Island is equal to the national average.
  • Massachusetts general sales tax is 23% higher than the national average.
  • Massachusetts state income tax is 132% higher than the national average.

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Goods & Services

ItemSeconsett IslandNational avg.Difference
Haircut $15.00$14.592.8%
Beauty Salon $40.00$34.6815.3%
Toothpaste $2.50$2.471.1%
Shampoo $1.25$1.0222.3%
Movie $11.75$9.8719.1%
Bowling $4.75$4.398.2%


ItemSeconsett IslandNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $4.49$4.480.3%
Fried Chicken $1.59$1.468.6%
Milk $3.39$2.3643.8%
Potatoes $3.99$3.0630.3%
Pizza $8.50$9.248.0%
Beer $8.32$8.633.6%

Health Care

ItemSeconsett IslandNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $125.00$99.7825.3%
Doctor $149.00$105.0341.9%
Dentist $98.00$88.7010.5%
Ibuprofen $10.25$9.418.9%
Lipitor $293.99$298.501.5%


ItemSeconsett IslandNational avg.Difference
Home Price $0.00$175,700.00100.0%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,392.30$1,081.0328.8%
Apartment Rent $0.00$920.00100.0%


ItemSeconsett IslandNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.33$2.0911.4%
Tire Balancing $49.00$45.298.2%


ItemSeconsett IslandNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$213.54$170.8025.0%
Phone $36.19$28.2628.1%
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.
Popponesset Island, MA2411919%
Weweantic, MA1,66211919%
Wareham Center, MA3,21812323%
Onset, MA1,06812424%
Buzzards Bay, MA3,17612525%
Seconsett Island, MA2311919%

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Charco, AZ2394-6%
Wales, ND2373-27%
Cedar Point, KS2378-22%
Goldfield, CO2393-7%
Birdsong, AR2368-32%
Seconsett Island, MA2311919%
Source: The Seconsett Island, MA cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2015.