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.
A general overview of the cost of living index for Roebling, NJ is displayed above. In Roebling, NJ, the overall cost of living index is 106, which is 15% lower than the New Jersey average and 6% higher than the U.S. average. The following categories are used to calculate the overall cost of living index: goods/services (33%), housing (30%), groceries (13%), utilities (10%), transportation (9%) and health care (5%). From the list, it is clear that the categories of goods/services and housing are responsible for the largest portions of the overall cost of living index. As a general rule, everyday goods and services provide an accurate measure of the general cost of goods in any given city. In the case of Roebling, NJ, the city's goods and services are 4% lower than the New Jersey average and 7% higher than the U.S. average.
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The cost of living in Roebling is 15% lower than the New Jersey average.
The cost of living in Roebling is 6% higher than the national average.
The cost of housing in Roebling is 9% lower than the national average.
New Jersey general sales tax is 30% higher than the national average.
New Jersey state income tax is 37% lower than the national average.
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Use the salary calculator to compare your current salary in Roebling, NJ to any other city. The salary calculator will tell you how much you would need to earn in any given city to maintain the same standard of living based on the cost of living in each city. For example, if the cost of living in the city you are looking to relocate to is higher than the cost of living in Roebling, NJ, then you would need to earn more income in order to maintain the same standard of living. To use the Roebling, NJ salary calculator, simply enter in the name of the new city, then adjust the slider to your current income. The salary calculator will do the rest and let you know if you need to earn more or less in the new city. You will also see a complete breakdown of the cost of living.
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How much of your monthly income goes to housing can tell you whether or not you can afford housing in Roebling, NJ, as well as what the average cost of living is. Generally, a good rule to follow is that the debt-to-income (DTI) level you want to maintain is 28 percent or less of your income on your rent or mortgage payment and not more than 36 percent of income on all expenses and debts. In Roebling, NJ homeowners have a median income of $80,563. Using that number, you will come up with a maximum of $1,880 per month that can be spent on the cost of housing. For those who are renting instead of owning, the median income is $46,696, which means there is a maximum of $1,090 to be spent on the costs of renting a home or apartment.
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When assessing the complete cost of living in Roebling, NJ, the New Jersey income tax and the New Jersey sales tax percentages should unquestionably be taken into consideration. Sales taxes aren't just levies imposed onto sold goods, but they also include taxes that are charged when services are provided for a fee. The rates are different from state to state and can run has high as 7 percent. Some states have no sales tax at all. The New Jersey maximum surtax is 12.875%, and the New Jersey sales tax is 6.625%. By contrast, income tax is an unfortunate obligation that is charged by the government against earnings. Just like sales taxes, the rates for income taxes differ from state to state. They also decrease or increase according to the individual's tax bracket. Tax rates can run as high as 9 percent, with a minimum of zero. Income tax rates range from 1.4% to 8.97% in New Jersey.
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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.