Vista Center 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.
IndexVista CenterNew JerseyNational
Cost of living index145123100
IndexVista CenterNew JerseyNational
Goods & Services index114111100
Groceries index107110100
Health care index104102100
Housing index227158100
Transportation index107110100
Utilities index104100100

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  • The cost of living in Vista Center is 17% higher than the New Jersey average.
  • The cost of living in Vista Center is 45% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Vista Center is 127% higher 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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Median Income & Debt-To-Income Ratio

Median IncomePer YearPer MonthMax Budget (28% DTI)Max Budget (36% DTI)
Owners$112,882$9,407$2,634$3,387
Renters$0$0$0$0

New Jersey Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
New Jersey6.625%12.625%

New Jersey Income Tax

StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
New Jersey1.4%8.97%

Goods & Services

ItemVista CenterNational avg.Difference
Haircut $21.60$17.4923.5%
Beauty Salon $40.80$38.176.9%
Toothpaste $1.99$2.3214.3%
Shampoo $1.09$1.017.7%
Movie $12.01$10.7212.0%
Bowling $18.00$13.8629.9%

Groceries

ItemVista CenterNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $3.85$3.901.3%
Fried Chicken $1.49$1.406.8%
Milk $2.23$1.9613.6%
Potatoes $3.19$3.180.2%
Pizza $12.19$10.3917.3%
Beer $9.19$9.230.4%

Health Care

ItemVista CenterNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $105.00$106.341.3%
Doctor $99.00$115.2514.1%
Dentist $115.00$98.3816.9%
Ibuprofen $8.69$9.266.2%
Lipitor $518.17$466.4711.1%

Housing

ItemVista CenterNational avg.Difference
Home Price $419,300.00$184,700.00127.0%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,998.40$1,273.3256.9%
Apartment Rent $0.00$949.00100.0%

Transportation

ItemVista CenterNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.72$2.595.1%
Tire Balancing $55.99$48.9014.5%

Utilities

ItemVista CenterNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$184.00$167.609.8%
Phone $177.03$163.428.3%
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.
Cedar Glen West, NJ1,04083-17%
Cedar Glen Lakes, NJ1,49987-13%
Pine Ridge at Crestwood, NJ2,23692-8%
Crestwood Village, NJ8,13592-8%
Leisure Village, NJ4,16197-3%
Vista Center, NJ2,30514545%

Cities with similar population

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Turner, OR2,30411414%
Kearny, AZ2,30689-11%
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Ellijay, GA2,30288-12%
Melrose Park, NY2,30896-4%
Vista Center, NJ2,30514545%
Source: The Vista Center, NJ cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2019.
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