Strathmere 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.
IndexStrathmereNew JerseyNational
Cost of living index246131100
IndexStrathmereNew JerseyNational
Goods & Services index107118100
Groceries index107116100
Health care index102111100
Housing index569166100
Transportation index101118100
Utilities index114110100

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  • The cost of living in Strathmere is 87% higher than the New Jersey average.
  • The cost of living in Strathmere is 146% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Strathmere is 469% 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$216,484$18,040$5,051$6,495
Renters$0$0$0$0

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

ItemStrathmereNational avg.Difference
Haircut $13.00$14.5910.9%
Beauty Salon $37.50$34.688.1%
Toothpaste $2.98$2.4720.5%
Shampoo $1.03$1.020.8%
Movie $10.50$9.876.4%
Bowling $3.99$4.399.1%

Groceries

ItemStrathmereNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $4.59$4.482.5%
Fried Chicken $1.72$1.4617.5%
Milk $1.95$2.3617.3%
Potatoes $3.99$3.0630.3%
Pizza $8.49$9.248.1%
Beer $8.74$8.631.2%

Health Care

ItemStrathmereNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $135.00$99.7835.3%
Doctor $87.50$105.0316.7%
Dentist $92.50$88.704.3%
Ibuprofen $10.46$9.4111.1%
Lipitor $320.25$298.507.3%

Housing

ItemStrathmereNational avg.Difference
Home Price $1,000,001.00$175,700.00469.2%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $825.43$1,081.0323.6%
Apartment Rent $0.00$920.00100.0%

Transportation

ItemStrathmereNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.09$2.090.1%
Tire Balancing $47.50$45.294.9%

Utilities

ItemStrathmereNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$204.71$170.8019.9%
Phone $29.95$28.266.0%
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.
Whitesboro, NJ2,0701000%
Pleasantville, NJ20,43611010%
Woodbine, NJ2,6051077%
Atlantic City, NJ39,52111313%
Villas, NJ9,19911111%
Strathmere, NJ106246146%

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Strathmere, NJ106246146%
Source: The Strathmere, NJ cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2015.