Berwick, PA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-08
88
Berwick's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
36 out of 247
In Pennsylvania
1,278 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 Berwick is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Berwick, PA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Berwick has an overall cost of living index of 88 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Pennsylvania, Berwick has a cost of living index that's 0.9x lower than Pennsylvania's index of 102.

The standard of living in Berwick ranks as #1,278 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Pennsylvania. By definition, that implies Berwick ranks as the #5,140 most expensive place in the Keystone State.

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Berwick Cost Of Living Vs. Pennsylvania

Living Expense Berwick Pennsylvania National Average
Overall 88 102 100
Services 100 100 100
Groceries 108 108 100
Health 98 94 100
Housing 58 92 100
Transportation 110 113 100
Utilities 108 112 100
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Berwick Cost of Living Vs. PA

Berwick, 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.

$103,600
Median Home Value
$599
Median Rent
$42,424
Median Income
Statistic Berwick Pennsylvania United States
Median Home Value $103,600 $187,500 $229,800
Median Rent $599 $958 $1,096
Median Income $42,424 $63,627 $64,994
Home Value To Income 2.4x 2.9x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.17x 0.18x 0.2x

Detailed Berwick Services Costs Vs. Pennsylvania

Item Berwick Pennsylvania
Shampoo $1.07 $1.06
Movie $10.6 $10.68
Bowling $15.33 $14.67

Detailed Berwick Groceries Costs Vs. Pennsylvania

Item Berwick Pennsylvania
Ground Beef $4.31 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.62 $1.39
Milk $2.16 $2.05

Detailed Berwick Health Costs Vs. Pennsylvania

Item Berwick Pennsylvania
Haircut $18.93 $18.62
Beauty Salon $33.39 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.08 $2.34

Detailed Berwick Transportation Costs Vs. Pennsylvania

Item Berwick Pennsylvania
Potatoes $3.98 $3.29
Pizza $9.11 $10.62
Beer $10.1 $9.38
Optometrist $64.95 $108.57
Doctor $71.67 $116.17
Dentist $125.11 $99.13

Detailed Berwick Utilities Costs Vs. Pennsylvania

Item Berwick Pennsylvania
Gasoline $2.55 $2.22
Tire Balancing $45.2 $50.07
All Electricity $189.74 $167.67
Phone $189.07 $175.64

Berwick SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
4
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
6
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8.5
Education
6
Commute
8.5

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Berwick

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Berwick
Hazleton, PA 24,804 90 1.0x
Bloomsburg, PA 13,916 95 1.1x
Mountain Top, PA 11,553 98 1.1x
Nanticoke, PA 10,296 87 1.0x
Mount Carmel, PA 5,672 84 1.0x

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