The most expensive U.S. cities are usually expensive for a reason. Residents pay higher living costs in exchange for favorable geography, climate, culture or economic prosperity — or all of the above. In some cases, however, simple remoteness plays a role. Longer supply lines often translate into higher prices for goods. To determine just how […]
Mississippi teachers make less than their counterparts nationally in the 50 states and the District of Columbia, but when Mississippi’s low cost of living is taken into account, the state’s rank jumps to 35th nationally.
The chamber’s data guru takes a deep dive into Berks County’s cost of living.
The Columbia Chamber of Commerce said its new study shows the cost of living in town was 7.1 percent below the national average. The chamber got the numbers from the the ACCRA Cost of Living Index provided by the Council for Community and Economic Research.
Lower than average costs for housing and utilities helped give the area that includes Hillsborough, Pinellas, Pasco and Hernando counties a relatively low cost of living.
COST OF LIVING INDEX QUARTERLY UPDATE Beginning with the fourth quarter of 2007, C2ER has annually published an unweighted average of prices accumulated from the previous three quarters. This analysis uses average prices submitted for the first three quarters of 2018. Among the 270 urban areas that participated in the 2018 Cost of Living Index, […]
COST OF LIVING INDEX QUARTERLY UPDATE Among the 268 urban areas that participated in the third quarter 2018 Cost of Living Index, the after-tax cost for a professional/managerial standard of living ranged from more than twice the national average in New York (Manhattan) NY to almost 25 percent below the national average in Harlingen, TX. […]
In a Nutshell: Knowing the cost of living for a city can be an important factor when determining whether or not to move there. The Cost of Living Index, released by the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER), provides an abundance of data that compares the overall cost of living for cities throughout the country. The volunteer-reported information […]