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35%
Overall NAT. AVG.
15%
Goods & Services NAT. AVG.
97%
Housing NAT. AVG.
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Date & Last Updated: This data reflects 2023 and was released from C2ER in January, 2024; 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.
Index Yarmouth Port Massachusetts National
Cost of living135133100
Goods & Services115122100
Groceries102105100
Health care108113100
Housing197165100
Transportation93118100
Utilities112134100
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Cost Of Living Quick Facts

  • The cost of living in Yarmouth Port is 2% higher than the Massachusetts average
  • The cost of living in Yarmouth Port is 35% higher than the national average
  • Yarmouth Port housing is 97% higher than the national average
  • Massachusetts general sales tax is 22% higher than the national average
  • Massachusetts state income tax is 122% higher than the national average

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      Median Income & Debt-To-Income Ratio

      Median Income Per Year Per Month Max Budget (28% DTI) Max Budget (36% DTI)
      Owners$86,984$7,249$2,029$2,610
      Renters$48,558$4,047$1,133$1,457
      The percentage of monthly income spent on housing related expenses can help predict the affordability of housing in Yarmouth Port, MA, as well as what the overall cost of living might be. Generally, a good rule to follow is that the debt-to-income (DTI) level you want to maintain is 28 percent or less of your income on your rent or mortgage payments and not more than 36 percent of income on all expenses and debts. In Yarmouth Port, homeowners have a median income of $86,984. Using that number, a maximum of $2,029 per month should be allocated to housing expenses. For those who are renting instead of owning, the median income is $48,558, which means there is a maximum of $1,133 to be spent on the costs of renting a home or apartment.

      Massachusetts Sales Tax

      State General Sales Tax With Max Surtax
      Massachusetts 6.25% 6.25%

      Massachusetts Income Tax

      State Income Tax (Low) Income Tax (High)
      Massachusetts 5% 5%

      Goods & Services

      Item Yarmouth Port National avg. Difference
      Haircut $31.50$24.2629.8%
      Beauty Salon $49.92$45.569.6%
      Toothpaste $3.46$3.706.5%
      Shampoo $1.43$1.2811.4%
      Movie $14.37$12.1318.4%
      Bowling $22.72$18.0026.2%

      Groceries

      Item Yarmouth Port National avg. Difference
      Ground Beef $5.85$5.840.2%
      Fried Chicken $1.43$1.578.9%
      Milk $4.74$4.671.4%
      Potatoes $5.00$4.931.3%
      Pizza $11.59$12.094.1%
      Beer $10.74$10.413.1%

      Health Care

      Item Yarmouth Port National avg. Difference
      Optometrist $104.45$125.6816.9%
      Doctor $169.83$135.7825.1%
      Dentist $130.28$113.2915.0%
      Ibuprofen $11.11$10.654.3%
      Lipitor $369.37$468.6021.2%

      Housing

      Item Yarmouth Port National avg. Difference
      Home Price $394,400.00$184,700.00113.5%
      Avg. Mortgage Payment $2,379.56$2,346.691.4%
      Apartment Rent $1,500.00$949.0058.1%

      Transportation

      Item Yarmouth Port National avg. Difference
      Gasoline $3.38$3.462.5%
      Tire Balancing $48.20$59.9219.6%

      Utilities

      Item Yarmouth Port National avg. Difference
      All Electricity $230.62$193.9918.9%
      Phone $195.18$192.251.5%
      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.

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      Yarmouth Port, MA5,20213535.1%

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      Yarmouth Port, MA5,20213535.1%
      Date & Last Updated: This data reflects 2023 and was released from C2ER in January, 2024; this is the most current data available.