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COLI in the Media

COLI in the News
Social Science Quarterly – Income and Cost of Living: Are Less Equal Places More Costly?
September 28, 2021

There is a paywall for this article. Click to link to learn more. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/ssqu.13017https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/ssqu.13017

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Press Releases
Quarter 2, 2021 Cost of Living Index Released
August 25, 2021

Among the 258 urban areas that participated in the second quarter 2021 Cost of Living Index, the after-tax cost for a professional/managerial standard of living ranged from more than twice the national average in New York (Manhattan) NY to more than 20 percent below the national average in Kalamazoo, MI. The Cost of Living Index […]

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COLI in the News
10 Big U.S. Cities With the Cheapest Apartment Rents
July 19, 2021

Housing prices are on the rise nationwide, but these big U.S. cities remain affordable thanks to their dirt-cheap rents.

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Cost of Living Index
2021 COLI County is now available!
July 9, 2021

2021 COLI County is now available! The Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) just released the latest issue of the COLI County level index. Recently, C2ER made this publication an optional member benefit to expand our growing network, and allow COLI County purchasers a way to gain remote access and more easily renew! About […]

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Blog Post
Effects of the Colonial Pipeline Hack on the Price of Gas
May 27, 2021

On May 7th the Colonial Pipeline, a major source of fuel and refined petroleum for the southeast, running from Texas and up through the East Coast, halted its operation temporarily in response to a cyberattack. The massive disruption in the market led to a supply shortage exacerbated by panic buying consumers. Scenes of customers waiting […]

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Press Releases
Quarter 1, 2021 Cost of Living Index Released
May 26, 2021

Among the 265 urban areas that participated in the first quarter 2021 Cost of Living Index, the after-tax cost for a professional/managerial standard of living ranged from more than twice the national average in New York (Manhattan) NY to more than 20 percent below the national average in Kalamazoo, MI. The Cost of Living Index […]

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COLI in the News
To some people moving here, Massachusetts is a bargain
March 11, 2021

Anyone with a mortgage or rent to pay can tell you that the Boston area is very, very expensive. While local rents have taken a perhaps-overdue dive during the pandemic — down 16.8 percent in February compared with a year earlier, according to rental website Apartment List — the $1,741 it costs to rent a median-priced two-bedroom […]

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