Barre, VT Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2020-03-08
100
Barre's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means Barre is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Barre, VT?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Barre has an overall cost of living index of 100 which is 1.0x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Vermont, Barre has a cost of living index that's 0.9x lower than Vermont's index of 109.

The standard of living in Barre ranks as #3201 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in Vermont. By definition, that implies Barre ranks as the #3205 most expensive place in the Green Mountain State.

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Barre Cost Of Living Vs. Vermont

Living Expense Barre Vermont National Average
Overall 100 109 100
Services 104 104 100
Groceries 111 111 100
Health 100 100 100
Housing 79 112 100
Transportation 113 113 100
Utilities 119 119 100
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Barre Cost of Living Vs. VT

Barre, VT Housing Cost Breakdown

Housing swings affordability the most between places in Vermont, 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.

$154,300
Median Home Value
$736
Median Rent
$39,187
Median Income
Statistic Barre Vermont United States
Median Home Value $154,300 $223,700 $204,900
Median Rent $736 $972 $1,023
Median Income $39,187 $60,076 $60,293
Home Value To Income 3.9x 3.7x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.23x 0.19x 0.2x

Barre SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
6
Affordability
5
Diversity
4
Safety
4
Amenities
8.5
Education
7
Commute
8.5

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Barre

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Barre
South Burlington, VT 18,975 119 1.2x
Essex Junction, VT 10,395 117 1.2x
Hanover, NH 8,591 143 1.4x
Montpelier, VT 7,547 111 1.1x

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