Homestead Heights 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.
IndexHomestead HeightsRochesterNew York
Cost of living index8788119
IndexHomestead HeightsRochesterNew York
Goods & Services index104104109
Groceries index101101108
Health care index949499
Housing index5254145
Transportation index110110108
Utilities index9292102

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  • The cost of living in Homestead Heights is 27% lower than the Rochester average.
  • The cost of living in Homestead Heights is 13% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Homestead Heights is 48% lower 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)
Household$52,330$4,361$1,221$1,570

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

ItemRochesterNational avg.Difference
Haircut $15.27$16.095.1%
Beauty Salon $38.00$37.331.8%
Toothpaste $1.76$2.4528.1%
Shampoo $0.96$1.004.1%
Movie $10.95$10.286.5%
Bowling $5.73$4.9316.1%

Groceries

ItemRochesterNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $2.96$3.8022.2%
Fried Chicken $1.30$1.406.7%
Milk $1.74$2.0113.2%
Potatoes $3.19$3.016.1%
Pizza $10.49$9.896.2%
Beer $8.75$8.901.6%

Health Care

ItemRochesterNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $111.54$102.169.2%
Doctor $91.47$108.3615.6%
Dentist $94.93$92.532.6%
Ibuprofen $7.08$9.2823.7%
Lipitor $395.68$425.827.1%

Housing

ItemRochesterNational avg.Difference
Home Price $77,800.00$184,700.0057.9%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,003.48$1,202.4416.5%
Apartment Rent $779.00$949.0017.9%

Transportation

ItemRochesterNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.42$2.247.8%
Tire Balancing $53.21$46.2915.0%

Utilities

ItemRochesterNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$145.76$165.9612.2%
Phone $27.99$28.682.4%
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.
Ontario, NY2,02686-14%
East Rochester, NY6,67990-10%
Gates, NY5,17890-10%
North Gates, NY9,53791-9%
Caledonia, NY2,11792-8%
Rochester, NY210,29188-12%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Modesto, CA208,5121099%
Spokane, WA212,07894-6%
Birmingham, AL212,42482-18%
Des Moines, IA212,85986-14%
San Bernardino, CA214,5811077%
Rochester, NY210,29188-12%
Source: The Homestead Heights, Rochester, NY cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2017.