Cost of living in Glasgow research summary. The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in the United States. A cost of living index above 100 means Glasgow is expensive. An index value below 100 means the city is a relatively cheap place to live.
On a city-by-city basis in Delaware, home prices and rent have the biggest impact on the cost of living. Here are the key takeaways based on Saturday Night Science:
The cost of living index in Glasgow is 120, with 100 being the average.
The cost of living index in Glasgow is 1.2x higher than the national average.
Glasgow ranks as the #15 cheapest in Delaware out of 18.
Glasgow ranks as the #4,798 cheapest out of 6,412 in the US.
The median home value in Glasgow is $280,800.
The median income in Glasgow is $96,954.
According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Glasgow has an overall cost of living index of 120, which is 1.2x higher than the national index of 100.
Compared to Delaware, Glasgow has a cost of living index that's 1.2x higher than Delaware's index of 103.
The standard of living in Glasgow ranks as #15 most affordable out of the 18 places we measured in Delaware. By definition, that implies Glasgow ranks as the #3 most expensive place in the First State.
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Six factors go into calculating the cost of living index in Glasgow. Here is how it fairs on each of the criteria:
The Services index in Glasgow is 112.
The Groceries index in Glasgow is 124.
The Health index in Glasgow is 116.
The Housing index in Glasgow is 141.
The Transportation index in Glasgow is 114.
The Utilities index in Glasgow is 87.
|Living Expense||Glasgow||Delaware||National Average|
Housing swings affordability the most between places in Delaware, so we broke down housing costs into more detail. Home and income data comes from the most recent US Census ACS 2017-2021. The key points are:
The Median Home Value in Glasgow is $280,800.
The Median Rent in Glasgow is $1,521.
The Median Income in Glasgow is $96,954.
The Home Value To Income in Glasgow is 2.9x.
The Rent To Monthly Income in Glasgow is 0.19x.
|Median Home Value||$280,800||$269,700||$244,900|
|Home Value To Income||2.9x||3.7x||3.5x|
|Rent To Monthly Income||0.19x||0.2x||0.2x|
The cost of living varies in the cities and towns around Glasgow. Here's a quick look at the cost of living in the most populous nearby places:
Newark, DE has a cost of living index of 117, 1.0x Glasgow.
Bear, DE has a cost of living index of 109, 0.9x Glasgow.
Elkton, MD has a cost of living index of 110, 0.9x Glasgow.
|City||Population||Cost Of Living||Vs. Glasgow|
|Havre de Grace, MD||14,625||116||1.0x|
|Pike Creek Valley, DE||11,718||116||1.0x|
|Wilmington Manor, DE||8,212||106||0.9x|
|Carneys Point, NJ||8,091||106||0.9x|