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.
A general summary of the cost of living index in Brockport, NY is shown above. Compared to the state average of New York the cost of living index in Brockport, NY is 91, which is 23% lower than the average in New York and compared to the national average it is 9% lower than. 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 Brockport, NY goods and services come in at 5% lower than the average in New York and are 4% higher than compared to the nationwide average.
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The cost of living in Brockport is 23% lower than the New York average.
The cost of living in Brockport is 9% lower than the national average.
The cost of housing in Brockport is 34% 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 affordability of the housing market in Brockport, NY as well as the overall cost of living can be indicated accurately by what percent of the monthly income is spent on housing related costs. This is konwn as the debt-to-income ratio (DTI). The overall rule of thumb is that no more than 28% of your gross income should ever be used on the overall costs related to housing and no more than 36% of gross income on all expenses and debts. Among Brockport, NY homeowners, the median income is $71,563. This indicates that a monthly maximum of $1,670 should be spent by homeowners on all housing related costs. Renters have a median income of $20,063. This indicates that renters should have a maximum of $468 used for their rent related monthly costs.
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For those who live in Brockport, 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%.
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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.