Bronxville 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.
IndexBronxvilleNew YorkNational
Cost of living index216117100
IndexBronxvilleNew YorkNational
Goods & Services index114108100
Groceries index108108100
Health care index107101100
Housing index461145100
Transportation index111102100
Utilities index10597100
The above illustration supplies generalized information for the Bronxville, NY cost of living index. Compared to other cities in New York and cities across the country, the cost of living index in Bronxville, NY is 216, which is 84% higher than the New York average and 116% higher than that for the entire country. The index is comprised of the following criteria: cost of retail goods and services (33%), groceries (13%), health care (5%), housing (30%), cost of public/private transportation (9%) and utilities (10%). Everyday goods and services, along with housing account for 63 percent of the total cost of living index. Goods and services that are a necessity regardless of location provide an accurate general sense of the cost of living in one city versus another. As seen above, the cost of retail goods and services in Bronxville, NY are 5% higher than the average for New York and 14% higher than the rest of the country.
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  • The cost of living in Bronxville is 84% higher than the New York average.
  • The cost of living in Bronxville is 116% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Bronxville is 361% higher 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)
      Owners$220,729$18,394$5,150$6,623
      Renters$131,364$10,947$3,065$3,941
      How much of your monthly income goes to housing can tell you whether or not you can afford housing in Bronxville, NY, as well as what the average cost of living is. Generally, a good rule to follow is that the debt-to-income (DTI) level you want to maintain is 28 percent or less of your income on your rent or mortgage payment and not more than 36 percent of income on all expenses and debts. In Bronxville, NY homeowners have a median income of $220,729. Using that number, you will come up with a maximum of $5,150 per month that can be spent on the cost of housing. For those who are renting instead of owning, the median income is $131,364, which means there is a maximum of $3,065 to be spent on the costs of renting a home or apartment.

      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%
      The New York sales tax and New York income tax rates should definitely be considered when determining the overall cost of living in Bronxville, NY. 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 New York sales tax is 4% and the maximum surtax is 8.875%. 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 New York income tax rates range from 4% to 8.82%.

      Goods & Services

      ItemBronxvilleNational avg.Difference
      Haircut $24.00$17.4937.2%
      Beauty Salon $39.00$38.172.2%
      Toothpaste $2.01$2.3213.4%
      Shampoo $1.09$1.017.7%
      Movie $12.14$10.7213.2%
      Bowling $18.40$13.8632.7%

      Groceries

      ItemBronxvilleNational avg.Difference
      Ground Beef $3.85$3.901.3%
      Fried Chicken $1.66$1.4018.9%
      Milk $2.21$1.9612.6%
      Potatoes $3.39$3.186.5%
      Pizza $11.99$10.3915.4%
      Beer $8.99$9.232.6%

      Health Care

      ItemBronxvilleNational avg.Difference
      Optometrist $113.00$106.346.3%
      Doctor $96.67$115.2516.1%
      Dentist $121.00$98.3823.0%
      Ibuprofen $8.95$9.263.4%
      Lipitor $537.05$466.4715.1%

      Housing

      ItemBronxvilleNational avg.Difference
      Home Price $995,100.00$184,700.00438.8%
      Avg. Mortgage Payment $2,311.62$1,273.3281.5%
      Apartment Rent $2,648.00$949.00179.0%

      Transportation

      ItemBronxvilleNational avg.Difference
      Gasoline $2.77$2.597.0%
      Tire Balancing $59.00$48.9020.7%

      Utilities

      ItemBronxvilleNational avg.Difference
      All Electricity$184.45$167.6010.1%
      Phone $177.03$163.428.3%
      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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      Hackensack, NJ44,27112323%
      Bronxville, NY6,395216116%

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      Source: The Bronxville, NY cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2019.