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Overall 7%
Goods & Services 15%
Housing 9%
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.
IndexHarrisvilleRhode IslandNational
Cost of living107115100
Goods & Services115115100
Groceries105105100
Health care107107100
Housing91120100
Transportation110110100
Utilities124124100

Key findings

  • The cost of living in Harrisville is 8% lower than the Rhode Island average
  • The cost of living in Harrisville is 7% higher than the national average
  • Harrisville housing is 9% lower than the national average
  • Rhode Island general sales tax is 37% higher than the national average
  • Rhode Island state income tax is 52% 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$59,297$4,941$1,384$1,779
      Renters$19,669$1,639$459$590

      Rhode Island Sales Tax

      StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
      Rhode Island7%7%

      Rhode Island Income Tax

      StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
      Rhode Island3.75%5.99%

      Goods & Services

      ItemHarrisvilleNational avg.Difference
      Haircut $20.00$17.4914.4%
      Beauty Salon $56.67$38.1748.5%
      Toothpaste $2.55$2.329.9%
      Shampoo $0.99$1.012.2%
      Movie $12.75$10.7218.9%
      Bowling $18.00$13.8629.9%

      Groceries

      ItemHarrisvilleNational avg.Difference
      Ground Beef $3.77$3.903.3%
      Fried Chicken $1.64$1.4017.5%
      Milk $2.64$1.9634.5%
      Potatoes $3.49$3.189.6%
      Pizza $10.49$10.390.9%
      Beer $10.32$9.2311.8%

      Health Care

      ItemHarrisvilleNational avg.Difference
      Optometrist $131.39$106.3423.6%
      Doctor $157.87$115.2537.0%
      Dentist $92.75$98.385.7%
      Ibuprofen $9.49$9.262.5%
      Lipitor $408.27$466.4712.5%

      Housing

      ItemHarrisvilleNational avg.Difference
      Home Price $179,300.00$184,700.002.9%
      Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,558.54$1,273.3222.4%
      Apartment Rent $730.00$949.0023.1%

      Transportation

      ItemHarrisvilleNational avg.Difference
      Gasoline $2.65$2.592.1%
      Tire Balancing $62.00$48.9026.8%

      Utilities

      ItemHarrisvilleNational avg.Difference
      All Electricity$235.76$167.6040.7%
      Phone $186.18$163.4213.9%
      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.

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      Central Falls, RI19,3661044%
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      Putnam, CT7,1291066%
      Harrisville, RI1,6291077%

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