Westport 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.
IndexWestportNew YorkNational
Cost of living index96117100
IndexWestportNew YorkNational
Goods & Services index104108100
Groceries index111108100
Health care index100101100
Housing index68145100
Transportation index113102100
Utilities index11997100
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  • The cost of living in Westport is 18% lower than the New York average.
  • The cost of living in Westport is 4% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Westport is 32% lower 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$57,875$4,823$1,350$1,736
      Renters$36,250$3,021$846$1,088

      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

      ItemWestportNational avg.Difference
      Haircut $23.00$17.4931.5%
      Beauty Salon $49.00$38.1728.4%
      Toothpaste $2.10$2.329.5%
      Shampoo $1.05$1.013.8%
      Movie $9.75$10.729.1%
      Bowling $13.50$13.862.6%

      Groceries

      ItemWestportNational avg.Difference
      Ground Beef $4.44$3.9013.8%
      Fried Chicken $1.39$1.400.4%
      Milk $2.82$1.9643.7%
      Potatoes $3.50$3.1810.0%
      Pizza $10.99$10.395.7%
      Beer $9.99$9.238.2%

      Health Care

      ItemWestportNational avg.Difference
      Optometrist $130.00$106.3422.3%
      Doctor $113.00$115.252.0%
      Dentist $94.00$98.384.5%
      Ibuprofen $9.66$9.264.3%
      Lipitor $491.49$466.475.4%

      Housing

      ItemWestportNational avg.Difference
      Home Price $113,800.00$184,700.0038.4%
      Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,772.45$1,273.3239.2%
      Apartment Rent $790.00$949.0016.8%

      Transportation

      ItemWestportNational avg.Difference
      Gasoline $2.75$2.596.2%
      Tire Balancing $63.00$48.9028.8%

      Utilities

      ItemWestportNational avg.Difference
      All Electricity$227.95$167.6036.0%
      Phone $176.40$163.427.9%
      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.

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      City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
      Witherbee, NY28485-15%
      Mineville, NY1,21091-9%
      Port Henry, NY1,09693-7%
      Willsboro, NY80894-6%
      Elizabethtown, NY7201000%
      Westport, NY51996-4%

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      Robinson, PA51986-14%
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      Florence, MT51911717%
      Westport, NY51996-4%
      Source: The Westport, NY cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2019.