Forest Glen, MD Cost Of Living

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
137
Forest Glen's Overall Cost Of Living
1.4x
Higher Than The National Average
150 out of 188
In Maryland
5,488 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 Forest Glen is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Forest Glen, MD?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Forest Glen has an overall cost of living index of 137 which is 1.4x higher than the national index of 100.

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

The standard of living in Forest Glen ranks as #5,491 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Maryland. By definition, that implies Forest Glen ranks as the #927 most expensive place in the Old Line State.

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Forest Glen Cost Of Living Vs. Maryland

Living Expense Forest Glen Maryland National Average
Overall 137 120 100
Services 114 111 100
Groceries 113 114 100
Health 86 84 100
Housing 202 151 100
Transportation 114 109 100
Utilities 113 108 100
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Forest Glen Cost of Living Vs. MD

Forest Glen, 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.

$483,900
Median Home Value
$1,376
Median Rent
$98,904
Median Income
Statistic Forest Glen Maryland United States
Median Home Value $483,900 $325,400 $229,800
Median Rent $1,376 $1,415 $1,096
Median Income $98,904 $87,063 $64,994
Home Value To Income 4.9x 3.7x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.17x 0.2x 0.2x

Detailed Forest Glen Services Costs Vs. Maryland

Item Forest Glen Maryland
Shampoo $1.43 $1.06
Movie $12.5 $10.68
Bowling $21.25 $14.67

Detailed Forest Glen Groceries Costs Vs. Maryland

Item Forest Glen Maryland
Ground Beef $4.7 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.75 $1.39
Milk $2.49 $2.05

Detailed Forest Glen Health Costs Vs. Maryland

Item Forest Glen Maryland
Haircut $31.92 $18.62
Beauty Salon $63.67 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.74 $2.34

Detailed Forest Glen Transportation Costs Vs. Maryland

Item Forest Glen Maryland
Potatoes $3.99 $3.29
Pizza $11.99 $10.62
Beer $10.99 $9.38
Optometrist $75.0 $108.57
Doctor $97.0 $116.17
Dentist $87.0 $99.13

Detailed Forest Glen Utilities Costs Vs. Maryland

Item Forest Glen Maryland
Gasoline $2.44 $2.22
Tire Balancing $62.0 $50.07
All Electricity $193.98 $167.67
Phone $190.63 $175.64

Forest Glen SnackAbility

7
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
9/10
Housing
9
Affordability
6
Diversity
10
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8.5
Education
8
Commute
3

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Forest Glen

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Forest Glen
Silver Spring, MD 81,069 147 1.1x
Wheaton, MD 51,191 132 1.0x
Olney, MD 35,350 150 1.1x
Clarksburg, MD 26,234 153 1.1x
North Laurel, MD 24,856 129 0.9x
North Potomac, MD 24,146 167 1.2x
Kemp Mill, MD 14,812 141 1.0x
Colesville, MD 14,397 140 1.0x
Chevy Chase, MD 9,801 204 1.5x
North Kensington, MD 8,879 141 1.0x

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