Ticonderoga 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.
IndexTiconderogaNew YorkNational
Cost of living index100120100
IndexTiconderogaNew YorkNational
Goods & Services index110110100
Groceries index108105100
Health care index10599100
Housing index72149100
Transportation index117111100
Utilities index122102100
A general summary of the cost of living index in Ticonderoga, NY is shown above. Compared to the state average of New York the cost of living index in Ticonderoga, NY is 100, which is 17% lower than the average in New York and compared to the national average it is equal to. The cost of living index is made up of several categories. These are transportation at 9%, utilities at 10%, goods and services at 33%, housing at 30%, groceries at 13%, and health care at 5%. The bulk of the cost of living index comes from the categories of goods and services and housing. If you look at everyday goods and services they can be a good indicator in a certain city of the general costs of goods there. In Ticonderoga, NY goods and services come in at equal to the average in New York and are 10% higher than compared to the nationwide average.

Did you know?

  • The cost of living in Ticonderoga is 17% lower than the New York average.
  • The cost of living in Ticonderoga is equal to the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Ticonderoga is 28% lower 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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The salary calculator is meant to help you compare your salary in Ticonderoga, NY to your potential earning power in another city. This can help you deduce what your salary would need to be in any given city in order for you to live the same lifestyle that you do in your current city. In other words, if you plan on moving to a city where the cost of living is higher than in Ticonderoga, NY, you'll have to make more money in the new city in order to maintain the lifestyle you currently enjoy. To use the Ticonderoga, NY salary calculator, simply input the new city, then move the adjustable slider to match your current income. Once you've selected your income, the calculator will determine if that income is sufficient to support your standard of living in the new city you entered. The calculator will also supply you with a rundown of living costs in the new city.

Median Income & Debt-To-Income Ratio

Median IncomePer YearPer MonthMax Budget (28% DTI)Max Budget (36% DTI)
One can approximate the cost of living and the housing affordability in Ticonderoga, NY by the percentage of a person’s income that he or she spends on the monthly housing, otherwise known as the debt-to-income ratio (DTI). To stay on the safe side and keep one’s head above the water, a consumer should never spend more than 28 percent of his or her gross income on housing-related expenses and costs and not more than 36 percent of income on all expenses and debts. Homeowners in Ticonderoga, NY have a median income of $71,042. Therefore, the amount that a consumer should spend on housing costs should be no more than $1,658 per month to avoid calamity and poverty. The renters in the city have an income of about $22,786, which would make their monthly maximum allowable rental costs $532.

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%
For those who live in Ticonderoga, NY and want to know what the true cost of living is, they ought to look at both the New York income tax rate and the New York sales tax rate. By sales tax, we mean the taxes that are included whenever a person is purchasing any goods or services. The amount that is taxed depends upon the particular state, where some states have a sales tax of zero percent while others can have a tax higher than seven percent. In New York, the sales tax is 4%, while the most you'll pay in surtax is 8.875%. There is also income tax to consider, which is based upon the amount of money made in a year. Just like sales tax, income tax depends upon the particular state but also depends upon what tax bracket the person is in. Income tax for the state can be higher than nine percent in some states to zero percent in others. For those that live in New York, the income tax rate ranges between 4% to 8.82%.

Goods & Services

ItemTiconderogaNational avg.Difference
Haircut $23.00$15.5647.8%
Beauty Salon $49.33$36.1136.6%
Toothpaste $2.16$2.4712.8%
Shampoo $1.05$0.969.2%
Movie $9.88$10.132.4%
Bowling $3.75$4.7420.8%


ItemTiconderogaNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $3.95$3.980.9%
Fried Chicken $1.56$1.4110.9%
Milk $2.55$2.0623.4%
Potatoes $3.02$2.981.4%
Pizza $11.99$9.4726.6%
Beer $9.10$8.793.5%

Health Care

ItemTiconderogaNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $128.10$101.0426.8%
Doctor $113.84$107.446.0%
Dentist $94.00$90.424.0%
Ibuprofen $9.22$9.280.6%
Lipitor $420.45$426.501.4%


ItemTiconderogaNational avg.Difference
Home Price $114,800.00$175,700.0034.7%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,741.19$1,133.2353.6%
Apartment Rent $804.00$920.0012.6%


ItemTiconderogaNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.19$1.999.9%
Tire Balancing $60.64$45.7632.5%


ItemTiconderogaNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$228.30$163.8139.4%
Phone $28.00$28.391.4%
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.

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City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Port Henry, NY1,04298-2%
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Middlebury, VT6,71311818%
Ticonderoga, NY3,3351000%

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Source: The Ticonderoga, NY cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2016.