Shelter 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.
IndexShelter IslandNew YorkNational
Cost of living index187119100
IndexShelter IslandNew YorkNational
Goods & Services index121109100
Groceries index104108100
Health care index11499100
Housing index360145100
Transportation index107108100
Utilities index102102100
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  • The cost of living in Shelter Island is 57% higher than the New York average.
  • The cost of living in Shelter Island is 87% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Shelter Island is 260% higher 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)
Owners$107,292$8,941$2,503$3,219
Renters$75,670$6,306$1,766$2,270

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

ItemShelter IslandNational avg.Difference
Haircut $19.99$16.0924.3%
Beauty Salon $55.01$37.3347.4%
Toothpaste $1.98$2.4519.3%
Shampoo $0.91$1.009.2%
Movie $11.97$10.2816.4%
Bowling $7.26$4.9347.2%

Groceries

ItemShelter IslandNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $3.85$3.801.1%
Fried Chicken $1.55$1.4010.8%
Milk $2.07$2.012.9%
Potatoes $3.93$3.0130.6%
Pizza $10.96$9.8910.8%
Beer $9.96$8.9012.0%

Health Care

ItemShelter IslandNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $119.32$102.1616.8%
Doctor $130.03$108.3620.0%
Dentist $114.44$92.5323.7%
Ibuprofen $8.30$9.2810.5%
Lipitor $422.42$425.820.8%

Housing

ItemShelter IslandNational avg.Difference
Home Price $664,600.00$184,700.00259.8%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,420.90$1,202.4418.2%
Apartment Rent $0.00$949.00100.0%

Transportation

ItemShelter IslandNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.38$2.246.2%
Tire Balancing $49.88$46.297.7%

Utilities

ItemShelter IslandNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$197.95$165.9619.3%
Phone $23.90$28.6816.7%
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.
Dering Harbor, NY511313%
Flanders, NY5,12512929%
Jamesport, NY1,04013535%
Greenport West, NY2,15713939%
Hampton Bays, NY13,04014343%
Shelter Island, NY1,45318787%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Woxall, PA1,45313030%
Rainelle, WV1,45382-18%
Greenwich, OH1,45380-20%
St. Regis Park, KY1,4531044%
Stevenson, WA1,45411010%
Shelter Island, NY1,45318787%
Source: The Shelter Island, NY cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2017.