According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Lake Shore has an overall cost of living index of 127 which is 1.3x higher than the national index of 100.
Compared to only Maryland, Lake Shore has a cost of living index that's 1.1x higher than Maryland's index of 120.
The standard of living in Lake Shore ranks as #5,142 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Maryland. By definition, that implies Lake Shore ranks as the #1,277 most expensive place in the Old Line State.
|Living Expense||Lake Shore||Maryland||National Average|
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.
|City||Population||Cost Of Living||Vs. Lake Shore|
|Glen Burnie, MD||69,649||112||0.9x|
|Severna Park, MD||38,729||146||1.1x|
|North Laurel, MD||24,856||129||1.0x|
|Annapolis Neck, MD||13,049||153||1.2x|