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Connecticut Cost of Living (CT)

The cost of living in Connecticut (CT) is higher than the nationwide average. The average yearly pay in Connecticut is $62,357.00, which is higher than the U.S. average annual salary by $12,549.00. The consumer price index (CPI) of 261 in Connecticut is 12.02% higher than the U.S. city average CPI of 233. The sales tax is 6.35%.

The CPI calculation is based on a statistical model that takes into account some of the major personal consumption categories such as healthcare, transportation, housing, education and food, in addition to the average Connecticut annual salary, sales tax rates and the regional consumer price index.


Connecticut Consumer Price Index (CPI):
CPI
Connecticut
261
U.S. City Average
233
Average Annual Pay:
U.S. Dollars
Connecticut
$62,357
U.S. City Average
$49,808
Consumption Categories in Connecticut versus National Average:
Category Percentage Versus National Average
Education 17.93%
0%
39.46%
Healthcare 26.98%
0%
59.37%
Groceries -2.33%
5.13%
0%
Rent 41.31%
0%
90.91%
Mortgage 37.40%
0%
82.30%
Electricity 17.90%
0%
39.39%
Gasoline 4.10%
0%
9.02%



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