Popponesset Island 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.
IndexPopponesset IslandMassachusettsNational
Cost of living index116131100
IndexPopponesset IslandMassachusettsNational
Goods & Services index119120100
Groceries index115107100
Health care index110120100
Housing indexn/a165100
Transportation index102106100
Utilities index127123100

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  • The cost of living in Popponesset Island is 11% lower than the Massachusetts average.
  • The cost of living in Popponesset Island is 16% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Popponesset Island is equal to the national average.
  • Massachusetts general sales tax is 23% higher than the national average.
  • Massachusetts state income tax is 129% higher than the national average.

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Goods & Services

ItemPopponesset IslandNational avg.Difference
Haircut $17.68$16.099.9%
Beauty Salon $55.55$37.3348.8%
Toothpaste $3.46$2.4541.4%
Shampoo $1.02$1.002.3%
Movie $11.42$10.2811.1%
Bowling $5.67$4.9314.9%


ItemPopponesset IslandNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $4.20$3.8010.3%
Fried Chicken $1.62$1.4016.2%
Milk $2.39$2.0119.0%
Potatoes $3.79$3.0125.9%
Pizza $9.66$9.892.3%
Beer $10.16$8.9014.1%

Health Care

ItemPopponesset IslandNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $125.67$102.1623.0%
Doctor $146.33$108.3635.0%
Dentist $91.00$92.531.7%
Ibuprofen $9.76$9.285.2%
Lipitor $395.65$425.827.1%


ItemPopponesset IslandNational avg.Difference
Home Price $0.00$184,700.00100.0%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,565.25$1,202.4430.2%
Apartment Rent $0.00$949.00100.0%


ItemPopponesset IslandNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.21$2.241.5%
Tire Balancing $50.00$46.298.0%


ItemPopponesset IslandNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$212.39$165.9628.0%
Phone $36.19$28.6826.2%
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, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Seconsett Island, MA2111616%
Monomoscoy Island, MA12511616%
Weweantic, MA1,91011717%
Wareham Center, MA3,35911818%
White Island Shores, MA1,58211818%
Popponesset Island, MA1011616%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Frederick, KS1095-5%
Churchs Ferry, ND101044%
Stockville, NE1093-7%
La Joya, NM1095-5%
Niarada, MT1097-3%
Popponesset Island, MA1011616%
Source: The Popponesset Island, MA cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2017.