According to the most recent data on the cost of living, North Laurel has an overall cost of living index of 128 which is 1.3x higher than the national index of 100.
Compared to only Maryland, North Laurel has a cost of living index that's 1.1x higher than Maryland's index of 121.
The standard of living in North Laurel ranks as #5,180 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Maryland. By definition, that implies North Laurel ranks as the #1,227 most expensive place in the Old Line State.
|Living Expense||North Laurel||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. North Laurel||Olney, MD||35,191||149||1.2x||South Laurel, MD||28,683||130||1.0x||Ilchester, MD||26,974||132||1.0x||Laurel, MD||25,767||122||1.0x||Kemp Mill, MD||14,733||140||1.1x||Colesville, MD||13,992||140||1.1x||Burtonsville, MD||9,823||138||1.1x||Scaggsville, MD||9,751||154||1.2x||Chevy Chase, MD||9,622||202||1.6x||Jessup, MD||9,509||125||1.0x|