Mount Rainier, MD Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
123
Mount Rainier's Overall Cost Of Living
1.2x
Higher Than The National Average
95 out of 188
In Maryland
4,962 out of 6,399
In America
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 #4,965 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Maryland. By definition, that implies Mount Rainier ranks as the #1,442 most expensive place in the Old Line State.

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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.

$354,400
Median Home Value
$1,245
Median Rent
$55,768
Median Income
Statistic Mount Rainier Maryland United States
Median Home Value $354,400 $314,800 $217,500
Median Rent $1,245 $1,392 $1,062
Median Income $55,768 $84,805 $62,843
Home Value To Income 6.4x 3.7x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.27x 0.2x 0.2x

Detailed Mount Rainier Services Costs Vs. Maryland

Item Mount Rainier Maryland
Shampoo $1.35 $1.01
Movie $13.92 $10.72
Bowling $20.61 $13.86

Detailed Mount Rainier Groceries Costs Vs. Maryland

Item Mount Rainier Maryland
Ground Beef $4.49 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.76 $1.4
Milk $2.45 $1.96

Detailed Mount Rainier Health Costs Vs. Maryland

Item Mount Rainier Maryland
Haircut $23.96 $17.49
Beauty Salon $63.61 $38.17
Toothpaste $3.05 $2.32

Detailed Mount Rainier Transportation Costs Vs. Maryland

Item Mount Rainier Maryland
Potatoes $4.51 $3.18
Pizza $11.06 $10.39
Beer $10.26 $9.23
Optometrist $79.25 $106.34
Doctor $109.41 $115.25
Dentist $94.14 $98.38

Detailed Mount Rainier Utilities Costs Vs. Maryland

Item Mount Rainier Maryland
Gasoline $2.82 $2.59
Tire Balancing $53.69 $48.9
All Electricity $214.22 $167.6
Phone $181.68 $163.42

Mount Rainier SnackAbility

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

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Mount Rainier

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Mount Rainier
Chillum, MD 35,557 120 1.0x
Olney, MD 35,191 149 1.2x
North Laurel, MD 24,873 128 1.0x
North Potomac, MD 23,914 169 1.4x
Hyattsville, MD 18,242 123 1.0x
Kemp Mill, MD 14,733 140 1.1x
Colesville, MD 13,992 140 1.1x
Travilah, MD 11,301 227 1.8x
Bladensburg, MD 9,402 113 0.9x
South Kensington, MD 8,763 179 1.5x

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