Stonington 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.
IndexStoningtonConnecticutNational
Cost of living index171128100
IndexStoningtonConnecticutNational
Goods & Services index118121100
Groceries index107128100
Health care index107117100
Housing index300144100
Transportation index101114100
Utilities index139116100

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  • The cost of living in Stonington is 34% higher than the Connecticut average.
  • The cost of living in Stonington is 71% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Stonington is 200% 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$105,469$8,789$2,461$3,164
Renters$50,577$4,215$1,180$1,517

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

ItemStoningtonNational avg.Difference
Haircut $16.67$15.567.1%
Beauty Salon $48.75$36.1135.0%
Toothpaste $3.97$2.4760.6%
Shampoo $0.99$0.962.6%
Movie $11.17$10.1310.3%
Bowling $4.77$4.740.7%

Groceries

ItemStoningtonNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $4.56$3.9814.4%
Fried Chicken $1.49$1.415.9%
Milk $2.56$2.0623.9%
Potatoes $3.99$2.9833.8%
Pizza $8.83$9.476.8%
Beer $9.44$8.797.3%

Health Care

ItemStoningtonNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $123.75$101.0422.5%
Doctor $142.56$107.4432.7%
Dentist $88.44$90.422.2%
Ibuprofen $8.99$9.283.1%
Lipitor $391.73$426.508.2%

Housing

ItemStoningtonNational avg.Difference
Home Price $656,700.00$175,700.00273.8%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,459.71$1,133.2328.8%
Apartment Rent $1,164.00$920.0026.5%

Transportation

ItemStoningtonNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $1.97$1.991.0%
Tire Balancing $49.00$45.767.1%

Utilities

ItemStoningtonNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$243.22$163.8148.5%
Phone $36.19$28.3927.5%
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.
Poquonock Bridge, CT1,64911010%
Long Hill, CT4,14811313%
New London, CT27,53611414%
Norwich, CT40,37811414%
Oxoboxo River, CT3,23011717%
Stonington, CT1,06617171%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Palo Alto, PA1,06687-13%
Rio Grande, OH1,06688-12%
Minkler, CA1,06613333%
Edinburg, IL1,06583-17%
Lexington, MI1,06791-9%
Stonington, CT1,06617171%
Source: The Stonington, CT cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2016.