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Overall 7%
Goods & Services 7%
Housing 31%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects 2020 and was released from C2ER in January, 2021; 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.
IndexCaledoniaNew YorkNational
Cost of living93118100
Goods & Services107110100
Groceries101109100
Health care99100100
Housing69145100
Transportation107104100
Utilities9598100

Key findings

  • The cost of living in Caledonia is 21% lower than the New York average
  • The cost of living in Caledonia is 7% lower than the national average
  • Caledonia housing is 31% lower than the national average
  • New York general sales tax is 21% lower than the national average
  • New York state income tax is 62% 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$69,148$5,762$1,613$2,075
      Renters$33,750$2,813$787$1,013

      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

      ItemCaledoniaNational avg.Difference
      Haircut $22.29$18.6219.7%
      Beauty Salon $39.01$39.050.1%
      Toothpaste $1.83$2.3422.0%
      Shampoo $0.98$1.067.0%
      Movie $11.45$10.687.2%
      Bowling $15.61$14.676.4%

      Groceries

      ItemCaledoniaNational avg.Difference
      Ground Beef $4.43$4.224.9%
      Fried Chicken $1.20$1.3913.8%
      Milk $2.20$2.057.5%
      Potatoes $3.06$3.296.8%
      Pizza $12.09$10.6213.9%
      Beer $9.26$9.381.3%

      Health Care

      ItemCaledoniaNational avg.Difference
      Optometrist $130.80$108.5720.5%
      Doctor $97.83$116.1715.8%
      Dentist $102.85$99.133.8%
      Ibuprofen $8.85$9.688.6%
      Lipitor $484.29$466.923.7%

      Housing

      ItemCaledoniaNational avg.Difference
      Home Price $120,000.00$184,700.0035.0%
      Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,069.61$1,197.4210.7%
      Apartment Rent $736.00$949.0022.4%

      Transportation

      ItemCaledoniaNational avg.Difference
      Gasoline $2.33$2.224.8%
      Tire Balancing $55.25$50.0710.4%

      Utilities

      ItemCaledoniaNational avg.Difference
      All Electricity$148.23$167.6711.6%
      Phone $188.16$175.647.1%
      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.
      Retsof, NY18686-14%
      Greigsville, NY27087-13%
      Hemlock, NY42288-12%
      Fowlerville, NY29289-11%
      Wyoming, NY38089-11%
      Caledonia, NY2,11793-7%

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      Maple Lake, MN2,11998-2%
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      Source: The Caledonia, NY cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2020.