Poolesville, MD Cost Of Living

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
141
Poolesville's Overall Cost Of Living
1.4x
Higher Than The National Average
161 out of 188
In Maryland
5,616 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 Poolesville is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Poolesville, MD?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Poolesville has an overall cost of living index of 141 which is 1.4x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Maryland, Poolesville has a cost of living index that's 1.2x higher than Maryland's index of 120.

The standard of living in Poolesville ranks as #5,619 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Maryland. By definition, that implies Poolesville ranks as the #800 most expensive place in the Old Line State.

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Poolesville Cost Of Living Vs. Maryland

Living Expense Poolesville Maryland National Average
Overall 141 120 100
Services 116 111 100
Groceries 114 114 100
Health 85 84 100
Housing 215 151 100
Transportation 116 109 100
Utilities 110 108 100
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Poolesville Cost of Living Vs. MD

Poolesville, 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.

$520,800
Median Home Value
$2,125
Median Rent
$183,700
Median Income
Statistic Poolesville Maryland United States
Median Home Value $520,800 $325,400 $229,800
Median Rent $2,125 $1,415 $1,096
Median Income $183,700 $87,063 $64,994
Home Value To Income 2.8x 3.7x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.14x 0.2x 0.2x

Detailed Poolesville Services Costs Vs. Maryland

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

Detailed Poolesville Groceries Costs Vs. Maryland

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

Detailed Poolesville Health Costs Vs. Maryland

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

Detailed Poolesville Transportation Costs Vs. Maryland

Item Poolesville 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 Poolesville Utilities Costs Vs. Maryland

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

Poolesville SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
9.5
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
8
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8
Education
9
Commute
3

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Poolesville

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Poolesville
Rockville, MD 68,155 154 1.1x
Bethesda, MD 65,092 192 1.4x
Leesburg, VA 53,731 137 1.0x
Olney, MD 35,350 150 1.1x
Clarksburg, MD 26,234 153 1.1x
North Potomac, MD 24,146 167 1.2x
Franklin Farm, VA 18,845 167 1.2x
Lansdowne, VA 12,679 151 1.1x
Sugarland Run, VA 12,656 137 1.0x
Cascades, VA 12,132 150 1.1x

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