Bensville, MD Cost Of Living

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
135
Bensville's Overall Cost Of Living
1.4x
Higher Than The National Average
146 out of 188
In Maryland
5,435 out of 6,412
In America
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means Bensville is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Bensville, MD?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Bensville has an overall cost of living index of 135 which is 1.4x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Maryland, Bensville has a cost of living index that's 1.1x higher than Maryland's index of 120.

The standard of living in Bensville ranks as #5,438 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Maryland. By definition, that implies Bensville ranks as the #981 most expensive place in the Old Line State.

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Bensville Cost Of Living Vs. Maryland

Living Expense Bensville Maryland National Average
Overall 135 120 100
Services 106 111 100
Groceries 120 114 100
Health 101 84 100
Housing 201 151 100
Transportation 103 109 100
Utilities 97 108 100
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Bensville Cost of Living Vs. MD

Bensville, MD Housing Cost Breakdown

Housing swings affordability the most between places in Maryland, so we broke down the statistics around housing costs into more detail. It's also important to consider median household incomes to make apples-to-apples comparisons across locations.

Home and income come data comes from the most recent US Census ACS 2014-2018.

$373,400
Median Home Value
$2,444
Median Rent
$140,060
Median Income
Statistic Bensville Maryland United States
Median Home Value $373,400 $325,400 $229,800
Median Rent $2,444 $1,415 $1,096
Median Income $140,060 $87,063 $64,994
Home Value To Income 2.7x 3.7x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.21x 0.2x 0.2x

Detailed Bensville Services Costs Vs. Maryland

Item Bensville Maryland
Shampoo $1.04 $1.06
Movie $12.45 $10.68
Bowling $19.83 $14.67

Detailed Bensville Groceries Costs Vs. Maryland

Item Bensville Maryland
Ground Beef $4.79 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.62 $1.39
Milk $2.58 $2.05

Detailed Bensville Health Costs Vs. Maryland

Item Bensville Maryland
Haircut $25.56 $18.62
Beauty Salon $56.94 $39.05
Toothpaste $3.52 $2.34

Detailed Bensville Transportation Costs Vs. Maryland

Item Bensville Maryland
Potatoes $4.21 $3.29
Pizza $11.66 $10.62
Beer $10.66 $9.38
Optometrist $104.67 $108.57
Doctor $128.0 $116.17
Dentist $103.17 $99.13

Detailed Bensville Utilities Costs Vs. Maryland

Item Bensville Maryland
Gasoline $2.24 $2.22
Tire Balancing $51.0 $50.07
All Electricity $160.85 $167.67
Phone $177.97 $175.64

Bensville SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
9.5
Affordability
7
Diversity
9.5
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8
Education
8.5
Commute
1

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Bensville

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Bensville
Arlington, VA 236,434 167 1.2x
Alexandria, VA 158,309 150 1.1x
Waldorf, MD 77,711 121 0.9x
Burke, VA 44,077 154 1.1x
Fort Washington, MD 24,468 125 0.9x
West Springfield, VA 23,775 147 1.1x
Kingstowne, VA 17,585 143 1.1x
Fort Hunt, VA 16,383 180 1.3x
Newington Forest, VA 12,484 144 1.1x
Accokeek, MD 11,590 131 1.0x

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