Mount Rainier, MD Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2020-03-08
123
Mount Rainier's Overall Cost Of Living
1.2x
Higher Than The National Average
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means Mount Rainier is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Mount Rainier, MD?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Mount Rainier has an overall cost of living index of 123 which is 1.2x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Maryland, Mount Rainier has a cost of living index that's 1.0x higher than Maryland's index of 121.

The standard of living in Mount Rainier ranks as #4965 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in Maryland. By definition, that implies Mount Rainier ranks as the #1442 most expensive place in the Old Line State.

Mount Rainier Cost Of Living Vs. Maryland

Living Expense Mount Rainier Maryland National Average
Overall 123 121 100
Services 122 108 100
Groceries 116 119 100
Health 93 86 100
Housing 139 150 100
Transportation 108 108 100
Utilities 116 108 100
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Mount Rainier Cost of Living Vs. MD

Mount Rainier, 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.

$336,200
Median Home Value
$1,201
Median Rent
$53,869
Median Income
Statistic Mount Rainier Maryland United States
Median Home Value $336,200 $305,500 $204,900
Median Rent $1,201 $1,357 $1,023
Median Income $53,869 $81,868 $60,293
Home Value To Income 6.2x 3.7x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.27x 0.2x 0.2x

Mount Rainier SnackAbility

7
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
9
Affordability
3
Diversity
10
Safety
4
Amenities
9
Education
6
Commute
3

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Mount Rainier

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Mount Rainier
Chillum, MD 35,798 120 1.0x
Olney, MD 35,280 149 1.2x
North Laurel, MD 24,621 128 1.0x
North Potomac, MD 24,148 169 1.4x
Hyattsville, MD 18,209 123 1.0x
Colesville, MD 13,894 140 1.1x
Kemp Mill, MD 13,838 140 1.1x
Travilah, MD 11,633 227 1.8x
Bladensburg, MD 9,397 113 0.9x
South Kensington, MD 8,769 179 1.5x

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