Bellefonte, PA Cost Of Living

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

What is the cost of living in Bellefonte, PA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Bellefonte has an overall cost of living index of 99 which is 1.0x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Pennsylvania, Bellefonte has a cost of living index that's 1.0x lower than Pennsylvania's index of 99.

The standard of living in Bellefonte ranks as #3078 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in Pennsylvania. By definition, that implies Bellefonte ranks as the #3329 most expensive place in the Keystone State.

Bellefonte Cost Of Living Vs. Pennsylvania

Living Expense Bellefonte Pennsylvania National Average
Overall 99 99 100
Services 99 98 100
Groceries 99 103 100
Health 88 94 100
Housing 91 91 100
Transportation 106 109 100
Utilities 119 111 100
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Bellefonte, PA Housing Cost Breakdown

Housing swings affordability the most between places in Pennsylvania, 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.

Median Home Value
Median Rent
Median Income
Statistic Bellefonte Pennsylvania United States
Median Home Value $182,600 $174,100 $204,900
Median Rent $847 $915 $1,023
Median Income $51,818 $59,445 $60,293
Home Value To Income 3.5x 2.9x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.2x 0.18x 0.2x

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Cost Of Living In Cities Around Bellefonte

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Bellefonte
Altoona, PA 44,372 87 0.9x
State College, PA 42,256 112 1.1x
Lock Haven, PA 9,345 90 0.9x
Huntingdon, PA 6,987 89 0.9x
South Williamsport, PA 6,193 93 0.9x
Selinsgrove, PA 5,897 95 1.0x
Lewisburg, PA 5,740 97 1.0x
Hollidaysburg, PA 5,705 94 0.9x
Tyrone, PA 5,281 88 0.9x

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