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25%
Overall NAT. AVG.
8%
Goods & Services NAT. AVG.
74%
Housing NAT. AVG.
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Date & Last Updated: This data reflects 2023 and was released from C2ER in January, 2024; this is the most current data available.
The cost of living index is based on a national average of 100. For example, if the cost of living is 90, then it is 10% lower than average. If the cost of living is 110, then it is 10% higher than average. The breakdown for each index is as follows: goods & services (33%), groceries (13%), health care (5%), housing (30%), transportation (9%) and utilities (10%). If the cost of living data was unavailable for this city, estimates based upon nearby cities were used.
Index Brass Castle New Jersey National
Cost of living125121100
Goods & Services108106100
Groceries98102100
Health care9699100
Housing174158100
Transportation103103100
Utilities106107100
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Cost Of Living Quick Facts

  • The cost of living in Brass Castle is 4% higher than the New Jersey average
  • The cost of living in Brass Castle is 25% higher than the national average
  • Brass Castle housing is 74% higher than the national average
  • New Jersey general sales tax is 30% higher than the national average
  • New Jersey state income tax is 38% lower than the national average

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      Median Income & Debt-To-Income Ratio

      Median Income Per Year Per Month Max Budget (28% DTI) Max Budget (36% DTI)
      Owners$82,946$6,912$1,935$2,489
      Renters$0$0$0$0

      New Jersey Sales Tax

      State General Sales Tax With Max Surtax
      New Jersey 6.625% 12.625%

      New Jersey Income Tax

      State Income Tax (Low) Income Tax (High)
      New Jersey 1.4% 10.75%

      Goods & Services

      Item Brass Castle National avg. Difference
      Haircut $23.20$24.264.4%
      Beauty Salon $52.92$45.5616.1%
      Toothpaste $3.83$3.703.4%
      Shampoo $1.42$1.2811.1%
      Movie $12.43$12.132.4%
      Bowling $19.33$18.007.4%

      Groceries

      Item Brass Castle National avg. Difference
      Ground Beef $5.76$5.841.4%
      Fried Chicken $1.42$1.579.9%
      Milk $4.54$4.672.8%
      Potatoes $5.37$4.938.8%
      Pizza $11.57$12.094.3%
      Beer $11.46$10.4110.1%

      Health Care

      Item Brass Castle National avg. Difference
      Optometrist $125.11$125.680.5%
      Doctor $86.42$135.7836.4%
      Dentist $137.77$113.2921.6%
      Ibuprofen $10.74$10.650.8%
      Lipitor $447.50$468.604.5%

      Housing

      Item Brass Castle National avg. Difference
      Home Price $248,000.00$184,700.0034.3%
      Avg. Mortgage Payment $2,325.61$2,346.690.9%
      Apartment Rent $2,539.00$949.00167.5%

      Transportation

      Item Brass Castle National avg. Difference
      Gasoline $3.51$3.461.6%
      Tire Balancing $64.44$59.927.5%

      Utilities

      Item Brass Castle National avg. Difference
      All Electricity $210.10$193.998.3%
      Phone $195.81$192.251.9%
      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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      Brass Castle, NJ1,62912525.3%

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      Date & Last Updated: This data reflects 2023 and was released from C2ER in January, 2024; this is the most current data available.