Shady Side, MD Cost Of Living

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-02-06
133
Shady Side's Overall Cost Of Living
1.3x
Higher Than The National Average
139 out of 188
In Maryland
5,373 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 Shady Side is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Shady Side, MD?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Shady Side has an overall cost of living index of 133 which is 1.3x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Maryland, Shady Side has a cost of living index that's 1.1x higher than Maryland's index of 121.

The standard of living in Shady Side ranks as #5,377 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Maryland. By definition, that implies Shady Side ranks as the #1,030 most expensive place in the Old Line State.

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Shady Side Cost Of Living Vs. Maryland

Living Expense Shady Side Maryland National Average
Overall 133 121 100
Services 122 108 100
Groceries 116 119 100
Health 93 86 100
Housing 173 150 100
Transportation 108 108 100
Utilities 116 108 100
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Shady Side Cost of Living Vs. MD

Shady Side, 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.

$321,600
Median Home Value
$1,929
Median Rent
$108,333
Median Income
Statistic Shady Side Maryland United States
Median Home Value $321,600 $314,800 $217,500
Median Rent $1,929 $1,392 $1,062
Median Income $108,333 $84,805 $62,843
Home Value To Income 3.0x 3.7x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.21x 0.2x 0.2x

Detailed Shady Side Services Costs Vs. Maryland

Item Shady Side Maryland
Shampoo $1.35 $1.01
Movie $13.92 $10.72
Bowling $20.61 $13.86

Detailed Shady Side Groceries Costs Vs. Maryland

Item Shady Side Maryland
Ground Beef $4.49 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.76 $1.4
Milk $2.45 $1.96

Detailed Shady Side Health Costs Vs. Maryland

Item Shady Side Maryland
Haircut $23.96 $17.49
Beauty Salon $63.61 $38.17
Toothpaste $3.05 $2.32

Detailed Shady Side Transportation Costs Vs. Maryland

Item Shady Side 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 Shady Side Utilities Costs Vs. Maryland

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

Shady Side SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
9
Affordability
6
Diversity
6
Safety
N/A
Amenities
7
Education
8.5
Commute
2

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Shady Side

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Shady Side
Bowie, MD 58,481 133 1.0x
Odenton, MD 41,846 125 0.9x
Severna Park, MD 38,188 147 1.1x
Crofton, MD 29,136 140 1.1x
Arnold, MD 23,406 136 1.0x
Lake Shore, MD 19,791 129 1.0x
Annapolis Neck, MD 12,551 152 1.1x
Mitchellville, MD 11,547 138 1.0x
Edgewater, MD 9,112 133 1.0x
Cape St. Claire, MD 8,729 130 1.0x

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