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Massachusetts Cost of Living (MA)

The cost of living in Massachusetts (MA) is higher than the nationwide average. The average yearly pay in Massachusetts is $61,790.00, which is higher than the U.S. average annual salary by $11,982.00. The consumer price index (CPI) of 259 in Massachusetts is 11.16% higher than the U.S. city average CPI of 233. The sales tax is 6.25%.

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 Massachusetts annual salary, sales tax rates and the regional consumer price index.


Massachusetts Consumer Price Index (CPI):
CPI
Massachusetts
259
U.S. City Average
233
Average Annual Pay:
U.S. Dollars
Massachusetts
$61,790
U.S. City Average
$49,808
Consumption Categories in Massachusetts versus National Average:
Category Percentage Versus National Average
Education 31.75%
0%
75.13%
Healthcare 36.14%
0%
85.51%
Groceries -7.56%
17.89%
0%
Rent 38.42%
0%
90.91%
Mortgage 36.90%
0%
87.31%
Electricity -12.25%
28.99%
0%
Gasoline 0.97%
0%
2.30%
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