Carnegie, PA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-08
91
Carnegie's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
60 out of 247
In Pennsylvania
1,804 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 Carnegie is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Carnegie, PA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Carnegie has an overall cost of living index of 91 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

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

The standard of living in Carnegie ranks as #1,804 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Pennsylvania. By definition, that implies Carnegie ranks as the #4,614 most expensive place in the Keystone State.

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Carnegie Cost Of Living Vs. Pennsylvania

Living Expense Carnegie Pennsylvania National Average
Overall 91 102 100
Services 98 100 100
Groceries 111 108 100
Health 97 94 100
Housing 64 92 100
Transportation 117 113 100
Utilities 115 112 100
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Carnegie Cost of Living Vs. PA

Carnegie, 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.

$131,700
Median Home Value
$775
Median Rent
$53,788
Median Income
Statistic Carnegie Pennsylvania United States
Median Home Value $131,700 $187,500 $229,800
Median Rent $775 $958 $1,096
Median Income $53,788 $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 Carnegie Services Costs Vs. Pennsylvania

Item Carnegie Pennsylvania
Shampoo $1.16 $1.06
Movie $11.48 $10.68
Bowling $14.04 $14.67

Detailed Carnegie Groceries Costs Vs. Pennsylvania

Item Carnegie Pennsylvania
Ground Beef $4.48 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.61 $1.39
Milk $2.03 $2.05

Detailed Carnegie Health Costs Vs. Pennsylvania

Item Carnegie Pennsylvania
Haircut $19.1 $18.62
Beauty Salon $34.18 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.19 $2.34

Detailed Carnegie Transportation Costs Vs. Pennsylvania

Item Carnegie Pennsylvania
Potatoes $4.39 $3.29
Pizza $10.96 $10.62
Beer $9.92 $9.38
Optometrist $90.39 $108.57
Doctor $93.55 $116.17
Dentist $102.37 $99.13

Detailed Carnegie Utilities Costs Vs. Pennsylvania

Item Carnegie Pennsylvania
Gasoline $2.55 $2.22
Tire Balancing $61.08 $50.07
All Electricity $210.66 $167.67
Phone $190.57 $175.64

Carnegie SnackAbility

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

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Carnegie

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Carnegie
Allison Park, PA 22,623 108 1.2x
Franklin Park, PA 14,701 119 1.3x
Whitehall, PA 13,437 96 1.1x
Glenshaw, PA 8,791 101 1.1x
Dormont, PA 8,335 96 1.1x
Castle Shannon, PA 8,249 95 1.0x
Pleasant Hills, PA 8,072 100 1.1x
Forest Hills, PA 6,333 96 1.1x
Crafton, PA 5,810 95 1.0x
Fox Chapel, PA 5,104 164 1.8x

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