South Burlington, VT Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2020-03-08
119
South Burlington's Overall Cost Of Living
1.2x
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 South Burlington is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in South Burlington, VT?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, South Burlington has an overall cost of living index of 119 which is 1.2x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Vermont, South Burlington has a cost of living index that's 1.1x higher than Vermont's index of 109.

The standard of living in South Burlington ranks as #4747 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in Vermont. By definition, that implies South Burlington ranks as the #1659 most expensive place in the Green Mountain State.

South Burlington Cost Of Living Vs. Vermont

Living Expense South Burlington Vermont National Average
Overall 119 109 100
Services 104 104 100
Groceries 111 111 100
Health 100 100 100
Housing 145 112 100
Transportation 113 113 100
Utilities 119 119 100
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South Burlington Cost of Living Vs. VT

South Burlington, 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.

$299,100
Median Home Value
$1,416
Median Rent
$71,017
Median Income
Statistic South Burlington Vermont United States
Median Home Value $299,100 $223,700 $204,900
Median Rent $1,416 $972 $1,023
Median Income $71,017 $60,076 $60,293
Home Value To Income 4.2x 3.7x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.24x 0.19x 0.2x

South Burlington SnackAbility

8.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
9
Affordability
5
Diversity
6
Safety
6
Amenities
8
Education
9
Commute
9.5

Cost Of Living In Cities Around South Burlington

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. South Burlington
Burlington, VT 42,513 116 1.0x
Essex Junction, VT 10,395 117 1.0x
Winooski, VT 7,232 111 0.9x

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