The cost of living index of Boston Metro Area (MA-NH) was 111 for other in 2013.

Cost of Living

Overall Cost of Living

Cost of Goods

Cost of Rents

Other Costs

The cost of living index measures the difference in the price levels of goods and services across regions. The average cost of living index in the U.S. is 100, with higher values corresponding to costlier goods and services. Data is available for U.S. states and metropolitan areas.

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Economy and Cost of Living Datasets Involving Boston Metro Area (MA-NH)

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    Municipal Cherry Sheet Assessments (2010 to present)

    data.mass.gov | Last Updated 2016-12-19T20:14:43.000Z

    Municipal Cherry Sheet Assessments are the official notification of estimated charges to municipalities from the regional authorities and/or the state to be assessed over the upcoming year. The purpose of Municipal Cherry Sheet Assessments is to ensure that local budgets reflect realistic estimates of the amounts that will be assessed upon local governments to pay for a variety of state or sub-state programs in which they participate. For more detailed information, please refer to DLS’ Cherry Sheet Manual.

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    Municipal Cherry Sheet Receipts (2010 to present)

    data.mass.gov | Last Updated 2016-05-09T17:02:28.000Z

    Municipal Cherry Sheet Receipts are the official notification of estimated state aid to be paid over the upcoming year. The purpose of the Municipal Cherry Sheet Receipts is to ensure that local budgets reflect realistic estimates of the amount of revenue a municipality will actually receive from the state during the upcoming year. For more detailed information, please refer to DLS’ Cherry Sheet Manual.