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Overall 19%
Goods & Services 21%
Housing 26%
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.
IndexSouth CoventryConnecticutNational
Cost of living119124100
Goods & Services121123100
Groceries107108100
Health care106112100
Housing126137100
Transportation108114100
Utilities122129100

Key findings

  • The cost of living in South Coventry is 4% lower than the Connecticut average
  • The cost of living in South Coventry is 19% higher than the national average
  • South Coventry housing is 26% higher than the national average
  • Connecticut general sales tax is 25% higher than the national average
  • Connecticut state income tax is 35% 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$104,325$8,694$2,434$3,130
      Renters$25,597$2,133$597$768

      Connecticut Sales Tax

      StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
      Connecticut6.35%6.35%

      Connecticut Income Tax

      StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
      Connecticut3%6.99%

      Goods & Services

      ItemSouth CoventryNational avg.Difference
      Haircut $28.20$17.4961.2%
      Beauty Salon $47.40$38.1724.2%
      Toothpaste $1.75$2.3224.6%
      Shampoo $0.99$1.012.2%
      Movie $11.60$10.728.2%
      Bowling $19.00$13.8637.1%

      Groceries

      ItemSouth CoventryNational avg.Difference
      Ground Beef $3.45$3.9011.5%
      Fried Chicken $1.67$1.4019.7%
      Milk $1.97$1.960.4%
      Potatoes $3.51$3.1810.3%
      Pizza $9.79$10.395.8%
      Beer $10.19$9.2310.4%

      Health Care

      ItemSouth CoventryNational avg.Difference
      Optometrist $156.20$106.3446.9%
      Doctor $115.00$115.250.2%
      Dentist $105.80$98.387.5%
      Ibuprofen $8.89$9.264.0%
      Lipitor $477.60$466.472.4%

      Housing

      ItemSouth CoventryNational avg.Difference
      Home Price $266,900.00$184,700.0044.5%
      Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,431.64$1,273.3212.4%
      Apartment Rent $790.00$949.0016.8%

      Transportation

      ItemSouth CoventryNational avg.Difference
      Gasoline $2.66$2.592.5%
      Tire Balancing $58.32$48.9019.3%

      Utilities

      ItemSouth CoventryNational avg.Difference
      All Electricity$238.43$167.6042.3%
      Phone $174.02$163.426.5%
      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.
      Willimantic, CT17,3391044%
      Stafford Springs, CT5,0441077%
      South Windham, CT1,3301088%
      Rockville, CT7,1781099%
      Norwich, CT40,0571099%
      South Coventry, CT1,14211919%

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      Gloster, MS1,14282-18%
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      Troy, NH1,1421022%
      Georgetown, CO1,1431044%
      Washington, KS1,14176-24%
      South Coventry, CT1,14211919%
      Source: The South Coventry, CT cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2019.