Study considers monthly bills in Utica-Rome region

For those who plan a monthly budget and then track their expenses, what they spend each month on 10 common household bills is no mystery. For those who don’t, the expenses can be a bit telling.

According to doxo, an all-in-one bill payment app, which recently released a new “doxoInsights report” for 2022 found that, among other things, the average US household spends $2,003 per month on the 10 most currents. bills. Locally, the “average person” in the cities of Rome, Utica and Oneida pays less while New Hartford residents pay more, according to the app’s report.

According to the doxoInsight report, the “average person” in Rome pays $1,962 per month – around 44% of household income – for the same 10 bills, around 2.0% less than the national average, while the person average in Oneida pays $1,395 (nearly 30.4% below the national average and 31% of household income); New Hartford, $2,067 (3.2% higher than the national average and 34% of household income); and Utica, $1,664 (about 16.9% below the national average and 52% of household income).

According to the app, Rome ranks 188th out of 245 state sites and 2,122nd out of 4,276 surveyed areas nationwide. Utica ranked 219 statewide and 3,210 nationally; Oneida ranked 244 statewide – with only Hornell below $1,247 – and 4,107 nationally). New Hartford ranked 177 statewide and 1,812 nationally.

Locally, according to Doxo, here’s what the average person in those four communities pays for those 10 bills a month:

Mortgage — $879 Roma; $765 Utica; $993 Oneida; $1,213 New Hartford; (national average, $1,368);

To rent — Rome $760; $732 Utica; $759 Oneida; $1,062 New Hartford; (national average of $1,129);

Automatic loan — Rome $503, Utica $303; $163 Oneida; $507 New Hartford; (national average $433);

Car insurance — $182 Rome, $190 Utica; $212 Oneida; $182New Hartford; (national average $196);

Utilities — Rome $435, Utica $467; $308 Oneida; $387 New Hartford; (national average $328);

Health insurance — Rome $67, Utica $90; $87 Oneida; $67New Hartford; (national average $123);

Life insurance — $94 Rome, $78 Utica; $87 Oneida; $189New Hartford; (national average $82);

Cable and satellite services — Rome $231, Utica $104; $56 Oneida; $156New Hartford; (national average $114);

Mobile phone — $207 Rome, $104 Utica; $58 Oneida; $156New Hartford; (national average $113);

Alarm & Security — Rome $93, Utica $93; $93 Oneida; $93New Hartford; (national average $84).

The data, which doxoInights has for Rome as well as more than 4,000 cities, breaks down bill payments into 10 different categories, including utilities, car loans, cable bills, and more.

For more information, go online at: https://www.doxo.com.

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