District Heights, MD Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
District Heights's Overall Cost Of Living
Higher Than The National Average
65 out of 188
In Maryland
4,558 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 District Heights is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in District Heights, MD?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, District Heights has an overall cost of living index of 116 which is 1.2x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Maryland, District Heights has a cost of living index that's 1.0x lower than Maryland's index of 120.

The standard of living in District Heights ranks as #4,560 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Maryland. By definition, that implies District Heights ranks as the #1,858 most expensive place in the Old Line State.

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District Heights Cost Of Living Vs. Maryland

Living Expense District Heights Maryland National Average
Overall 116 120 100
Services 122 111 100
Groceries 118 114 100
Health 92 84 100
Housing 113 151 100
Transportation 106 109 100
Utilities 113 108 100
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District Heights Cost of Living Vs. MD

District Heights, 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.

Median Home Value
Median Rent
Median Income
Statistic District Heights Maryland United States
Median Home Value $267,300 $325,400 $229,800
Median Rent $1,212 $1,415 $1,096
Median Income $66,758 $87,063 $64,994
Home Value To Income 4.0x 3.7x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.22x 0.2x 0.2x

Detailed District Heights Services Costs Vs. Maryland

Item District Heights Maryland
Shampoo $1.36 $1.06
Movie $13.92 $10.68
Bowling $19.57 $14.67

Detailed District Heights Groceries Costs Vs. Maryland

Item District Heights Maryland
Ground Beef $4.41 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.8 $1.39
Milk $2.46 $2.05

Detailed District Heights Health Costs Vs. Maryland

Item District Heights Maryland
Haircut $30.9 $18.62
Beauty Salon $66.76 $39.05
Toothpaste $3.47 $2.34

Detailed District Heights Transportation Costs Vs. Maryland

Item District Heights Maryland
Potatoes $4.33 $3.29
Pizza $11.68 $10.62
Beer $10.08 $9.38
Optometrist $79.25 $108.57
Doctor $109.41 $116.17
Dentist $94.31 $99.13

Detailed District Heights Utilities Costs Vs. Maryland

Item District Heights Maryland
Gasoline $2.31 $2.22
Tire Balancing $53.69 $50.07
All Electricity $204.75 $167.67
Phone $184.51 $175.64

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