Wareham 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.
IndexWareham CenterMassachusettsNational
Cost of living index118131100
IndexWareham CenterMassachusettsNational
Goods & Services index119120100
Groceries index115107100
Health care index110120100
Housing index121165100
Transportation index102106100
Utilities index127123100

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  • The cost of living in Wareham Center is 10% lower than the Massachusetts average.
  • The cost of living in Wareham Center is 18% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Wareham Center is 21% higher than the national average.
  • Massachusetts general sales tax is 23% higher than the national average.
  • Massachusetts state income tax is 129% 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$69,415$5,785$1,620$2,083
Renters$29,512$2,459$689$885

Massachusetts Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Massachusetts6.25%6.25%

Massachusetts Income Tax

StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
Massachusetts5.1%5.1%

Goods & Services

ItemWareham CenterNational avg.Difference
Haircut $17.68$16.099.9%
Beauty Salon $55.55$37.3348.8%
Toothpaste $3.46$2.4541.4%
Shampoo $1.02$1.002.3%
Movie $11.42$10.2811.1%
Bowling $5.67$4.9314.9%

Groceries

ItemWareham CenterNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $4.20$3.8010.3%
Fried Chicken $1.62$1.4016.2%
Milk $2.39$2.0119.0%
Potatoes $3.79$3.0125.9%
Pizza $9.66$9.892.3%
Beer $10.16$8.9014.1%

Health Care

ItemWareham CenterNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $125.67$102.1623.0%
Doctor $146.33$108.3635.0%
Dentist $91.00$92.531.7%
Ibuprofen $9.76$9.285.2%
Lipitor $395.65$425.827.1%

Housing

ItemWareham CenterNational avg.Difference
Home Price $241,200.00$184,700.0030.6%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,565.25$1,202.4430.2%
Apartment Rent $941.00$949.000.8%

Transportation

ItemWareham CenterNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.21$2.241.5%
Tire Balancing $50.00$46.298.0%

Utilities

ItemWareham CenterNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$212.39$165.9628.0%
Phone $36.19$28.6826.2%
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.
Seconsett Island, MA2111616%
Monomoscoy Island, MA12511616%
Popponesset Island, MA1011616%
West Wareham, MA3,08111111%
New Bedford, MA94,98811212%
Wareham Center, MA3,35911818%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Minden, NV3,35911717%
Four Bridges, OH3,35912626%
Davenport, FL3,35990-10%
New Baden, IL3,35893-7%
Water Valley, MS3,36073-27%
Wareham Center, MA3,35911818%
Source: The Wareham Center, MA cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2017.