Weymouth Town 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.
IndexWeymouth TownMassachusettsNational
Cost of living index137130100
IndexWeymouth TownMassachusettsNational
Goods & Services index127111100
Groceries index108113100
Health care index124111100
Housing index163167100
Transportation index116117100
Utilities index156126100
Here we can see a simple outline of the cost of living in Weymouth Town, MA. As you can see, with the average cost of living in Weymouth Town, MA being 137, that puts it 5% higher than the average of Massachusetts and 37% higher than our nation's average. This simple outline of the cost of living index was formulated using prices of: goods and services (weighted 33%), housing prices (weighted 30%), groceries (weighted 13%), utilities (weighted 10%), transportation (weighted 9%), and health care (weighted 5%). Thus, goods/services, along with housing influences the majority of the cost of living index. The price of daily goods and services is a valuable and reliable number to be aware of when considering the general price of the city's goods. In the case of Weymouth Town, MA, the price of goods and services are 15% higher than the average of Massachusetts as well as 27% higher than the nation's average.

Did you know?

  • The cost of living in Weymouth Town is 5% higher than the Massachusetts average.
  • The cost of living in Weymouth Town is 37% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Weymouth Town is 63% higher than 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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Median Income & Debt-To-Income Ratio

Median IncomePer YearPer MonthMax Budget (28% DTI)Max Budget (36% DTI)
If you want to find a good determining factor for the cost of living and the general affordability of housing in Weymouth Town, MA, all you must look at is the percentage of monthly income that should be spent on housing expenses, otherwise known as the debt-to-income ratio (DTI). Generally speaking, no more than 28 percent of your total gross income should be spent on your housing expenses and not more than 36 percent of your gross income on total expenses, including debts. In Weymouth Town, MA, the median monthly income is $86,316 for those who own their own homes. Under the standard rule, that income level would allow for $2,014 to be budgeted for housing expenses each month, at the most. Renters, on the other hand, earn about $42,735, per the median income in the area. That would allow for renters to spend up to $997 on monthly rental expenses.

Massachusetts Sales Tax

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Massachusetts Income Tax

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The Massachusetts sales tax and Massachusetts income tax rates should definitely be considered when determining the overall cost of living in Weymouth Town, MA. Sales taxes are taxes that are imposed onto goods and services sold. Sales taxes do vary by state and can range from no tax at all to upwards of 7%. The Massachusetts sales tax is 6.25% and the maximum surtax is 6.25%. Income tax is the tax imposed on income by the government. The income tax rates will vary by state and will also increase or decrease depending on the corresponding tax bracket. State income tax rates can range from anywhere from no tax at all to more than 9%. The Massachusetts income tax rates range from 5.15% to 5.15%.

Goods & Services

ItemWeymouth TownNational avg.Difference
Haircut $19.67$14.5934.8%
Beauty Salon $54.00$34.6855.7%
Toothpaste $2.54$2.472.7%
Shampoo $1.00$1.022.2%
Movie $11.69$9.8718.5%
Bowling $5.75$4.3930.9%


ItemWeymouth TownNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $4.49$4.480.3%
Fried Chicken $1.67$1.4614.1%
Milk $2.29$2.362.8%
Potatoes $3.29$3.067.5%
Pizza $10.00$9.248.2%
Beer $8.99$8.634.1%

Health Care

ItemWeymouth TownNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $113.50$99.7813.8%
Doctor $151.00$105.0343.8%
Dentist $115.00$88.7029.6%
Ibuprofen $9.74$9.413.5%
Lipitor $310.83$298.504.1%


ItemWeymouth TownNational avg.Difference
Home Price $316,200.00$175,700.0080.0%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,761.00$1,081.0362.9%
Apartment Rent $1,138.00$920.0023.7%


ItemWeymouth TownNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.35$2.0912.3%
Tire Balancing $57.29$45.2926.5%


ItemWeymouth TownNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$292.18$170.8071.1%
Phone $38.25$28.2635.4%
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.
Southfield, MA01033%
Brockton, MA94,26712525%
Chelsea, MA37,08413131%
Randolph, MA33,13513232%
Holbrook, MA10,92513333%
Weymouth Town, MA54,81513737%

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Weymouth Town, MA54,81513737%
Source: The Weymouth Town, MA cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2015.