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10%
Overall NAT. AVG.
11%
Goods & Services NAT. AVG.
16%
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 Hampton New Jersey National
Cost of living110121100
Goods & Services111106100
Groceries103102100
Health care10299100
Housing116158100
Transportation105103100
Utilities108107100
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Cost Of Living Quick Facts

  • The cost of living in Hampton is 9% lower than the New Jersey average
  • The cost of living in Hampton is 10% higher than the national average
  • Hampton housing is 16% 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$100,417$8,368$2,343$3,013
      Renters$24,712$2,059$577$741

      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 Hampton National avg. Difference
      Haircut $30.25$24.2624.7%
      Beauty Salon $53.00$45.5616.3%
      Toothpaste $3.75$3.701.3%
      Shampoo $1.53$1.2819.8%
      Movie $14.53$12.1319.7%
      Bowling $20.98$18.0016.6%

      Groceries

      Item Hampton National avg. Difference
      Ground Beef $6.13$5.845.0%
      Fried Chicken $1.41$1.5710.4%
      Milk $4.70$4.670.5%
      Potatoes $5.32$4.937.8%
      Pizza $12.59$12.094.2%
      Beer $11.12$10.416.8%

      Health Care

      Item Hampton National avg. Difference
      Optometrist $129.93$125.683.4%
      Doctor $124.10$135.788.6%
      Dentist $129.94$113.2914.7%
      Ibuprofen $11.14$10.654.6%
      Lipitor $440.70$468.606.0%

      Housing

      Item Hampton National avg. Difference
      Home Price $264,600.00$184,700.0043.3%
      Avg. Mortgage Payment $2,956.12$2,346.6926.0%
      Apartment Rent $482.00$949.0049.2%

      Transportation

      Item Hampton National avg. Difference
      Gasoline $3.41$3.461.4%
      Tire Balancing $72.38$59.9220.8%

      Utilities

      Item Hampton National avg. Difference
      All Electricity $223.08$193.9915.0%
      Phone $186.61$192.252.9%
      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.

      Nearby cities with low cost of living

      City Population Cost of Living Index National Avg.
      Port Colden, NJ821000.1%
      Broadway, NJ1831044.3%
      Great Meadows, NJ2641000.1%
      Port Murray, NJ2161000.1%
      Buttzville, NJ571000.1%
      Hampton, NJ1,18211010.1%

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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.