Clairton, PA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2020-03-08
Clairton'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 Clairton is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Clairton, PA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Clairton has an overall cost of living index of 84 which is 0.8x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Pennsylvania, Clairton has a cost of living index that's 0.8x lower than Pennsylvania's index of 99.

The standard of living in Clairton ranks as #647 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in Pennsylvania. By definition, that implies Clairton ranks as the #5760 most expensive place in the Keystone State.

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Clairton Cost Of Living Vs. Pennsylvania

Living Expense Clairton Pennsylvania National Average
Overall 84 99 100
Services 92 98 100
Groceries 109 103 100
Health 92 94 100
Housing 41 91 100
Transportation 119 109 100
Utilities 114 111 100
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Clairton Cost of Living Vs. PA

Clairton, 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 Clairton Pennsylvania United States
Median Home Value $43,800 $174,100 $204,900
Median Rent $845 $915 $1,023
Median Income $31,374 $59,445 $60,293
Home Value To Income 1.4x 2.9x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.32x 0.18x 0.2x

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Cost Of Living In Cities Around Clairton

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Clairton
Allison Park, PA 22,855 105 1.2x
Upper St. Clair, PA 19,592 121 1.4x
Whitehall, PA 13,759 94 1.1x
Jefferson Hills, PA 11,231 102 1.2x
Glenshaw, PA 8,714 98 1.2x
Dormont, PA 8,438 93 1.1x
Castle Shannon, PA 8,229 92 1.1x
Pleasant Hills, PA 8,184 97 1.2x
West View, PA 6,640 93 1.1x
Forest Hills, PA 6,401 93 1.1x

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