Cost of living

Costs of living in Boston are in the most expensive 20 percent of all 248 Teleport cities and the 14th most expensive in the United States. Average living expenses are significantly higher compared to other cities, especially in the housing market. Moving to Boston will very likely increase your daily costs of living. Sign up for free to get access to our cost of living index and use our international  cost of living calculator to do cost comparison by city.

Housing costs (USD)

$2,400$3,400
$2900
Median rent for
apartments in city center

Daily living costs (USD)

Monthly fitness club membership$74
Movie ticket$14
Broadband internet connection$58
Monthly public transport$79
Lunch$14
-16%
compared to
San Francisco