Collegeville, PA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-08
124
Collegeville's Overall Cost Of Living
1.2x
Higher Than The National Average
229 out of 247
In Pennsylvania
4,999 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 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 124 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 102.

The standard of living in Collegeville ranks as #5,001 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Pennsylvania. By definition, that implies Collegeville ranks as the #1,417 most expensive place in the Keystone State.

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Collegeville Cost Of Living Vs. Pennsylvania

Living Expense Collegeville Pennsylvania National Average
Overall 124 102 100
Services 107 100 100
Groceries 119 108 100
Health 99 94 100
Housing 151 92 100
Transportation 115 113 100
Utilities 111 112 100
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Collegeville Cost of Living Vs. PA

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.

$312,100
Median Home Value
$1,332
Median Rent
$92,174
Median Income
Statistic Collegeville Pennsylvania United States
Median Home Value $312,100 $187,500 $229,800
Median Rent $1,332 $958 $1,096
Median Income $92,174 $63,627 $64,994
Home Value To Income 3.4x 2.9x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.17x 0.18x 0.2x

Detailed Collegeville Services Costs Vs. Pennsylvania

Item Collegeville Pennsylvania
Shampoo $1.02 $1.06
Movie $12.0 $10.68
Bowling $18.8 $14.67

Detailed Collegeville Groceries Costs Vs. Pennsylvania

Item Collegeville Pennsylvania
Ground Beef $4.57 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.6 $1.39
Milk $2.18 $2.05

Detailed Collegeville Health Costs Vs. Pennsylvania

Item Collegeville Pennsylvania
Haircut $19.66 $18.62
Beauty Salon $60.55 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.34 $2.34

Detailed Collegeville Transportation Costs Vs. Pennsylvania

Item Collegeville Pennsylvania
Potatoes $3.66 $3.29
Pizza $10.67 $10.62
Beer $8.81 $9.38
Optometrist $108.61 $108.57
Doctor $133.89 $116.17
Dentist $96.86 $99.13

Detailed Collegeville Utilities Costs Vs. Pennsylvania

Item Collegeville Pennsylvania
Gasoline $2.42 $2.22
Tire Balancing $60.97 $50.07
All Electricity $193.98 $167.67
Phone $192.07 $175.64

Collegeville SnackAbility

7.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
8
Diversity
8
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8.5
Education
9.5
Commute
8

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Collegeville

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Collegeville
Spring, TX 61,514 93 0.8x
Phoenixville, PA 16,961 113 0.9x
Ardmore, PA 13,567 126 1.0x
Montgomeryville, PA 13,319 126 1.0x
Audubon, PA 9,379 131 1.1x
Hatboro, PA 7,458 115 0.9x
Glenside, PA 7,237 117 0.9x
Maple Glen, PA 6,691 137 1.1x
Blue Bell, PA 6,245 139 1.1x
Oreland, PA 5,838 120 1.0x

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