Chambersburg, PA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
96
Chambersburg's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average
113 out of 247
In Pennsylvania
2,601 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 Chambersburg is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Chambersburg, PA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Chambersburg has an overall cost of living index of 96 which is 1.0x lower than the national index of 100.

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

The standard of living in Chambersburg ranks as #2,601 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Pennsylvania. By definition, that implies Chambersburg ranks as the #3,818 most expensive place in the Keystone State.

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Chambersburg Cost Of Living Vs. Pennsylvania

Living Expense Chambersburg Pennsylvania National Average
Overall 96 102 100
Services 102 100 100
Groceries 95 108 100
Health 104 94 100
Housing 82 92 100
Transportation 95 113 100
Utilities 102 112 100
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Chambersburg Cost of Living Vs. PA

Chambersburg, 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.

$156,900
Median Home Value
$845
Median Rent
$46,924
Median Income
Statistic Chambersburg Pennsylvania United States
Median Home Value $156,900 $187,500 $229,800
Median Rent $845 $958 $1,096
Median Income $46,924 $63,627 $64,994
Home Value To Income 3.3x 2.9x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.22x 0.18x 0.2x

Detailed Chambersburg Services Costs Vs. Pennsylvania

Item Chambersburg Pennsylvania
Shampoo $1.49 $1.06
Movie $10.46 $10.68
Bowling $16.33 $14.67

Detailed Chambersburg Groceries Costs Vs. Pennsylvania

Item Chambersburg Pennsylvania
Ground Beef $4.13 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.22 $1.39
Milk $2.23 $2.05

Detailed Chambersburg Health Costs Vs. Pennsylvania

Item Chambersburg Pennsylvania
Haircut $10.53 $18.62
Beauty Salon $31.08 $39.05
Toothpaste $3.41 $2.34

Detailed Chambersburg Transportation Costs Vs. Pennsylvania

Item Chambersburg Pennsylvania
Potatoes $3.01 $3.29
Pizza $11.5 $10.62
Beer $10.99 $9.38
Optometrist $111.67 $108.57
Doctor $108.27 $116.17
Dentist $108.44 $99.13

Detailed Chambersburg Utilities Costs Vs. Pennsylvania

Item Chambersburg Pennsylvania
Gasoline $2.28 $2.22
Tire Balancing $37.25 $50.07
All Electricity $171.46 $167.67
Phone $177.97 $175.64

Chambersburg SnackAbility

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

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Chambersburg

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Chambersburg
Weigelstown, PA 14,156 100 1.0x
Urbana, MD 12,362 149 1.6x
Progress, PA 10,997 99 1.0x
Waynesboro, PA 10,898 92 1.0x
Shiloh, PA 10,850 103 1.1x
Mechanicsburg, PA 8,977 98 1.0x
Camp Hill, PA 7,926 106 1.1x
New Cumberland, PA 7,305 98 1.0x
Lower Allen, PA 7,132 102 1.1x
Enola, PA 5,980 94 1.0x

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