Thomaston 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.
IndexThomastonNew YorkNational
Cost of living index208122100
IndexThomastonNew YorkNational
Goods & Services index151112100
Groceries index121103100
Health care index117104100
Housing index371149100
Transportation index138122100
Utilities index133102100

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  • The cost of living in Thomaston is 71% higher than the New York average.
  • The cost of living in Thomaston is 108% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Thomaston is 271% higher than the national average.
  • New York general sales tax is 21% lower than the national average.
  • New York state income tax is 80% 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$128,011$10,668$2,987$3,841
Renters$52,292$4,358$1,220$1,569

New York Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
New York4%8.875%

New York Income Tax

StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
New York4%8.82%

Goods & Services

ItemThomastonNational avg.Difference
Haircut $22.50$14.5954.2%
Beauty Salon $70.55$34.68103.4%
Toothpaste $4.04$2.4763.3%
Shampoo $1.14$1.0211.5%
Movie $13.83$9.8740.1%
Bowling $12.33$4.39180.8%

Groceries

ItemThomastonNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $4.46$4.480.4%
Fried Chicken $1.04$1.4629.0%
Milk $1.92$2.3618.5%
Potatoes $4.37$3.0642.7%
Pizza $11.49$9.2424.3%
Beer $13.09$8.6351.6%

Health Care

ItemThomastonNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $103.33$99.783.6%
Doctor $122.50$105.0316.6%
Dentist $117.50$88.7032.5%
Ibuprofen $10.06$9.416.9%
Lipitor $302.11$298.501.2%

Housing

ItemThomastonNational avg.Difference
Home Price $766,800.00$175,700.00336.4%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $4,902.79$1,081.03353.5%
Apartment Rent $2,001.00$920.00117.5%

Transportation

ItemThomastonNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.64$2.0926.2%
Tire Balancing $78.00$45.2972.2%

Utilities

ItemThomastonNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$259.80$170.8052.1%
Phone $30.33$28.267.3%
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.
Greenville, NY5731044%
Roosevelt, NY16,55414747%
Uniondale, NY24,78714747%
New Cassel, NY13,98813636%
Hempstead, NY54,80114848%
Thomaston, NY2,630208108%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Villa Ridge, MO2,63096-4%
Roosevelt Gardens, FL2,63095-5%
Bullard, TX2,63088-12%
Lake City, GA2,63191-9%
Carrollton, IL2,63186-14%
Thomaston, NY2,630208108%
Source: The Thomaston, NY cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2015.