East Hartford, CT Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2020-03-08
East Hartford's Overall Cost Of Living
Higher Than The National Average
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means East Hartford is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in East Hartford, CT?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, East Hartford has an overall cost of living index of 109 which is 1.1x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Connecticut, East Hartford has a cost of living index that's 0.9x lower than Connecticut's index of 124.

The standard of living in East Hartford ranks as #4053 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in Connecticut. By definition, that implies East Hartford ranks as the #2353 most expensive place in the Constitution State.

East Hartford Cost Of Living Vs. Connecticut

Living Expense East Hartford Connecticut National Average
Overall 109 124 100
Services 121 123 100
Groceries 107 108 100
Health 106 112 100
Housing 92 137 100
Transportation 108 114 100
Utilities 122 129 100
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East Hartford Cost of Living Vs. CT

East Hartford, CT Housing Cost Breakdown

Housing swings affordability the most between places in Connecticut, so we broke down the statistics around housing costs into more detail. It's also important to consider median household incomes to make apples-to-apples comparisons across locations.

Home and income come data comes from the most recent US Census ACS 2014-2018.

Median Home Value
Median Rent
Median Income
Statistic East Hartford Connecticut United States
Median Home Value $162,000 $272,700 $204,900
Median Rent $1,027 $1,156 $1,023
Median Income $55,468 $76,106 $60,293
Home Value To Income 2.9x 3.6x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.22x 0.18x 0.2x

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Cost Of Living In Cities Around East Hartford

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. East Hartford
Hartford, CT 123,628 108 1.0x
New Britain, CT 72,839 108 1.0x
West Hartford, CT 63,127 129 1.2x
Newington, CT 30,323 118 1.1x
Manchester, CT 29,899 110 1.0x
Wethersfield, CT 26,267 119 1.1x
Windsor Locks, CT 12,613 114 1.0x
Kensington, CT 8,190 121 1.1x
Glastonbury Center, CT 7,742 125 1.1x
Southwood Acres, CT 7,715 115 1.1x

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