According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Bound Brook has an overall cost of living index of 120 which is 1.2x higher than the national index of 100.
Compared to only New Jersey, Bound Brook has a cost of living index that's 1.0x lower than New Jersey's index of 123.
The standard of living in Bound Brook ranks as #4810 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in New Jersey. By definition, that implies Bound Brook ranks as the #1597 most expensive place in the Garden State.
|Living Expense||Bound Brook||New Jersey||National Average|
Housing swings affordability the most between places in New Jersey, 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.
|City||Population||Cost Of Living||Vs. Bound Brook||Westfield, NJ||30,086||170||1.4x||Bradley Gardens, NJ||14,417||144||1.2x||Middlesex, NJ||13,659||124||1.0x||Somerville, NJ||12,121||121||1.0x||Florham Park, NJ||11,672||162||1.4x||Martinsville, NJ||11,541||155||1.3x||Manville, NJ||10,283||118||1.0x||Bernardsville, NJ||7,698||165||1.4x||Dunellen, NJ||7,284||121||1.0x||Mountainside, NJ||6,820||168||1.4x|