Kingston, RI Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2020-03-08
126
Kingston's Overall Cost Of Living
1.3x
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 Kingston is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Kingston, RI?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Kingston has an overall cost of living index of 126 which is 1.3x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Rhode Island, Kingston has a cost of living index that's 1.1x higher than Rhode Island's index of 115.

The standard of living in Kingston ranks as #5091 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in Rhode Island. By definition, that implies Kingston ranks as the #1315 most expensive place in the Ocean State.

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Kingston Cost Of Living Vs. Rhode Island

Living Expense Kingston Rhode Island National Average
Overall 126 115 100
Services 115 115 100
Groceries 105 105 100
Health 107 107 100
Housing 156 120 100
Transportation 110 110 100
Utilities 124 124 100
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Kingston Cost of Living Vs. RI

Kingston, RI Housing Cost Breakdown

Housing swings affordability the most between places in Rhode Island, 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.

$353,000
Median Home Value
$1,371
Median Rent
$95,875
Median Income
Statistic Kingston Rhode Island United States
Median Home Value $353,000 $249,800 $204,900
Median Rent $1,371 $981 $1,023
Median Income $95,875 $63,296 $60,293
Home Value To Income 3.7x 3.9x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.17x 0.19x 0.2x

Kingston SnackAbility

7.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
9
Affordability
7
Diversity
8
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8.5
Education
9.5
Commute
9.5

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Kingston

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Kingston
Newport, RI 24,762 133 1.1x
Newport East, RI 11,561 124 1.0x
Wakefield-Peacedale, RI 9,092 123 1.0x
Pawcatuck, CT 5,249 115 0.9x

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