Cost of Living Calculator

What does it cost to live in the Ocean State? 
This interactive tool will allow you to determine how much it costs for a family to live in Rhode Island.  Enter your family members below and you will learn the real costs for housing, child care, health care, food, transportation and taxes. The calculator will also tell you the pre-tax (gross) income you will need to meet your expenses.

To use the calculator:

  1. Select the number of adults in the family (1 or 2)
  2. Select the number of children in the family (up to 4)
  3. Select the age of the child (infant 0-1, preschool 2-5, school age 6-12, teenager 13-18