Collegeville, PA Cost Of Living

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

What is the cost of living in Collegeville, PA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Collegeville has an overall cost of living index of 122 which is 1.2x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Pennsylvania, Collegeville has a cost of living index that's 1.2x higher than Pennsylvania's index of 99.

The standard of living in Collegeville ranks as #4919 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in Pennsylvania. By definition, that implies Collegeville ranks as the #1487 most expensive place in the Keystone State.

Collegeville Cost Of Living Vs. Pennsylvania

Living Expense Collegeville Pennsylvania National Average
Overall 122 99 100
Services 105 98 100
Groceries 117 103 100
Health 103 94 100
Housing 152 91 100
Transportation 115 109 100
Utilities 108 111 100
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Collegeville, 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 Collegeville Pennsylvania United States
Median Home Value $325,700 $174,100 $204,900
Median Rent $1,195 $915 $1,023
Median Income $110,921 $59,445 $60,293
Home Value To Income 2.9x 2.9x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.13x 0.18x 0.2x

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Cost Of Living In Cities Around Collegeville

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Collegeville
Spring, TX 58,756 92 0.8x
Phoenixville, PA 16,815 111 0.9x
Montgomeryville, PA 13,271 126 1.0x
Ardmore, PA 13,083 123 1.0x
Audubon, PA 9,195 128 1.0x
Glenside, PA 7,558 116 1.0x
Hatboro, PA 7,428 116 1.0x
Maple Glen, PA 6,614 135 1.1x
Blue Bell, PA 6,212 138 1.1x
Trooper, PA 5,936 122 1.0x

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