Overall 9%
Goods & Services 7%
Housing 34%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects 2019 and was released from C2ER in January, 2020; 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.
IndexBrockportNew YorkNational
Cost of living91117100
Goods & Services107108100
Health care100101100

Key findings

  • The cost of living in Brockport is 22% lower than the New York average
  • The cost of living in Brockport is 9% lower than the national average
  • Brockport housing 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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      Median Income & Debt-To-Income Ratio

      Median IncomePer YearPer MonthMax Budget (28% DTI)Max Budget (36% DTI)
      The affordability of the housing market in Brockport, NY as well as the overall cost of living can be predicted 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 be spent on the overall costs related to housing and no more than 36% of gross income on all expenses and debts. Among Brockport 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 would have a maximum of $468 for their rent related monthly costs.

      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

      ItemBrockportNational avg.Difference
      Haircut $19.00$17.498.6%
      Beauty Salon $39.50$38.173.5%
      Toothpaste $1.59$2.3231.5%
      Shampoo $0.95$1.016.1%
      Movie $11.46$10.726.9%
      Bowling $15.60$13.8612.5%


      ItemBrockportNational avg.Difference
      Ground Beef $4.17$3.906.9%
      Fried Chicken $1.27$1.409.0%
      Milk $1.96$1.960.1%
      Potatoes $3.24$3.181.8%
      Pizza $11.99$10.3915.4%
      Beer $9.09$9.231.5%

      Health Care

      ItemBrockportNational avg.Difference
      Optometrist $128.90$106.3421.2%
      Doctor $95.25$115.2517.4%
      Dentist $108.95$98.3810.7%
      Ibuprofen $8.39$9.269.4%
      Lipitor $474.54$466.471.7%


      ItemBrockportNational avg.Difference
      Home Price $111,100.00$184,700.0039.8%
      Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,048.08$1,273.3217.7%
      Apartment Rent $753.00$949.0020.7%


      ItemBrockportNational avg.Difference
      Gasoline $2.79$2.597.4%
      Tire Balancing $47.37$48.903.1%


      ItemBrockportNational avg.Difference
      All Electricity$151.11$167.609.8%
      Phone $185.38$163.4213.4%
      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.
      Albion, NY5,80286-14%
      Holley, NY1,78587-13%
      Batavia, NY15,01289-11%
      Hamlin, NY5,88490-10%
      Bergen, NY1,24290-10%
      Brockport, NY8,44491-9%

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      Westlake Village, CA8,44319595%
      Lake Elmo, MN8,44512727%
      Fort Stockton, TX8,44584-16%
      Kirby, TX8,44183-17%
      Folsom, PA8,44811010%
      Brockport, NY8,44491-9%
      Source: The Brockport, NY cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2019.