Gettysburg, PA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-08
105
Gettysburg's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average
179 out of 247
In Pennsylvania
3,676 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 Gettysburg is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Gettysburg, PA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Gettysburg has an overall cost of living index of 105 which is 1.1x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Pennsylvania, Gettysburg has a cost of living index that's 1.0x higher than Pennsylvania's index of 102.

The standard of living in Gettysburg ranks as #3,677 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Pennsylvania. By definition, that implies Gettysburg ranks as the #2,741 most expensive place in the Keystone State.

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Gettysburg Cost Of Living Vs. Pennsylvania

Living Expense Gettysburg Pennsylvania National Average
Overall 105 102 100
Services 106 100 100
Groceries 114 108 100
Health 85 94 100
Housing 107 92 100
Transportation 99 113 100
Utilities 106 112 100
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Gettysburg Cost of Living Vs. PA

Gettysburg, 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.

$199,100
Median Home Value
$888
Median Rent
$41,832
Median Income
Statistic Gettysburg Pennsylvania United States
Median Home Value $199,100 $187,500 $229,800
Median Rent $888 $958 $1,096
Median Income $41,832 $63,627 $64,994
Home Value To Income 4.8x 2.9x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.25x 0.18x 0.2x

Detailed Gettysburg Services Costs Vs. Pennsylvania

Item Gettysburg Pennsylvania
Shampoo $1.0 $1.06
Movie $13.19 $10.68
Bowling $17.08 $14.67

Detailed Gettysburg Groceries Costs Vs. Pennsylvania

Item Gettysburg Pennsylvania
Ground Beef $4.27 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.66 $1.39
Milk $2.39 $2.05

Detailed Gettysburg Health Costs Vs. Pennsylvania

Item Gettysburg Pennsylvania
Haircut $22.28 $18.62
Beauty Salon $52.83 $39.05
Toothpaste $4.47 $2.34

Detailed Gettysburg Transportation Costs Vs. Pennsylvania

Item Gettysburg Pennsylvania
Potatoes $4.1 $3.29
Pizza $11.99 $10.62
Beer $9.19 $9.38
Optometrist $82.95 $108.57
Doctor $93.69 $116.17
Dentist $84.98 $99.13

Detailed Gettysburg Utilities Costs Vs. Pennsylvania

Item Gettysburg Pennsylvania
Gasoline $2.15 $2.22
Tire Balancing $54.77 $50.07
All Electricity $176.72 $167.67
Phone $192.13 $175.64

Gettysburg SnackAbility

7
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
8
Affordability
4
Diversity
8
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8.5
Education
8
Commute
8.5

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Gettysburg

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Gettysburg
Hanover, PA 15,675 96 0.9x
Waynesboro, PA 10,898 92 0.9x
Parkville, PA 7,345 100 1.0x
Taneytown, MD 6,837 111 1.1x
Thurmont, MD 6,783 115 1.1x

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