New Jersey is 34.4% more expensive than Louisiana.

If you lived in New Jersey instead of Louisiana, you would:

pay 1.8% more for restaurants

New Jersey
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $21.75
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $2.00

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pay 6.5% more for groceries

New Jersey
1 loaf
Local cheese (8 oz) $5.18
Milk (1 gallon) $4.38

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pay 48.1% more for transportation

New Jersey
Gasoline (1 gallon) $2.90
Monthly public transit pass $45.62
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $24,299.00

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pay 36.5% more for housing

New Jersey
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $1,120.97
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $959.56

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pay 2.2 times more for childcare

New Jersey
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $613.33
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $9,660.00

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pay 23.0% more for entertainment and sports

New Jersey
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $4.43
Cappuccino in mid-range area $4.35
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar

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pay 5.4% more for clothing

New Jersey
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas

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The statistics used to build this comparison are calculated using data from users just like you. We average the price of thousands of data points entered by users across the world. Learn more about our data sources. Page last updated: September 2023
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