According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Hershey has an overall cost of living index of 110 which is 1.1x higher than the national index of 100.
Compared to only Pennsylvania, Hershey has a cost of living index that's 1.1x higher than Pennsylvania's index of 102.
The standard of living in Hershey ranks as #4,129 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Pennsylvania. By definition, that implies Hershey ranks as the #2,289 most expensive place in the Keystone State.
|Living Expense||Hershey||Pennsylvania||National Average|
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.
|City||Population||Cost Of Living||Vs. Hershey|
|Camp Hill, PA||7,926||106||1.0x|
|New Cumberland, PA||7,305||98||0.9x|
|Lower Allen, PA||7,132||102||0.9x|