Taunton, MA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2020-03-08
115
Taunton's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
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 Taunton is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Taunton, MA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Taunton has an overall cost of living index of 115 which is 1.1x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Massachusetts, Taunton has a cost of living index that's 0.9x lower than Massachusetts's index of 131.

The standard of living in Taunton ranks as #4502 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in Massachusetts. By definition, that implies Taunton ranks as the #1904 most expensive place in the Bay State.

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Taunton Cost Of Living Vs. Massachusetts

Living Expense Taunton Massachusetts National Average
Overall 115 131 100
Services 115 122 100
Groceries 105 109 100
Health 107 121 100
Housing 119 165 100
Transportation 110 107 100
Utilities 124 114 100
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Taunton Cost of Living Vs. MA

Taunton, MA Housing Cost Breakdown

Housing swings affordability the most between places in Massachusetts, 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.

$260,700
Median Home Value
$988
Median Rent
$62,185
Median Income
Statistic Taunton Massachusetts United States
Median Home Value $260,700 $366,800 $204,900
Median Rent $988 $1,225 $1,023
Median Income $62,185 $77,378 $60,293
Home Value To Income 4.2x 4.7x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.19x 0.19x 0.2x

Taunton SnackAbility

8
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
6
Diversity
8
Safety
8
Amenities
8.5
Education
6
Commute
5

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Taunton

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Taunton
Fall River, MA 89,339 112 1.0x
Southfield, MI 73,392 93 0.8x
Attleboro, MA 44,548 119 1.0x
Randolph, MA 33,924 127 1.1x
Central Falls, RI 19,382 104 0.9x
Somerset, MA 18,207 119 1.0x
Abington, MA 16,330 130 1.1x
Bridgewater, MA 9,255 124 1.1x
Mansfield Center, MA 7,892 127 1.1x
Middleborough Center, MA 7,333 120 1.0x

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