Indiana, PA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
92
Indiana's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
69 out of 247
In Pennsylvania
1,974 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 Indiana is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Indiana, PA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Indiana has an overall cost of living index of 92 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Pennsylvania, Indiana has a cost of living index that's 0.9x lower than Pennsylvania's index of 102.

The standard of living in Indiana ranks as #1,974 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Pennsylvania. By definition, that implies Indiana ranks as the #4,444 most expensive place in the Keystone State.

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Indiana Cost Of Living Vs. Pennsylvania

Living Expense Indiana Pennsylvania National Average
Overall 92 102 100
Services 98 100 100
Groceries 111 108 100
Health 96 94 100
Housing 63 92 100
Transportation 120 113 100
Utilities 118 112 100
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Indiana Cost of Living Vs. PA

Indiana, 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.

$113,200
Median Home Value
$692
Median Rent
$30,934
Median Income
Statistic Indiana Pennsylvania United States
Median Home Value $113,200 $187,500 $229,800
Median Rent $692 $958 $1,096
Median Income $30,934 $63,627 $64,994
Home Value To Income 3.7x 2.9x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.27x 0.18x 0.2x

Detailed Indiana Services Costs Vs. Pennsylvania

Item Indiana Pennsylvania
Shampoo $1.16 $1.06
Movie $11.48 $10.68
Bowling $14.04 $14.67

Detailed Indiana Groceries Costs Vs. Pennsylvania

Item Indiana Pennsylvania
Ground Beef $4.48 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.61 $1.39
Milk $2.03 $2.05

Detailed Indiana Health Costs Vs. Pennsylvania

Item Indiana Pennsylvania
Haircut $19.1 $18.62
Beauty Salon $34.18 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.19 $2.34

Detailed Indiana Transportation Costs Vs. Pennsylvania

Item Indiana Pennsylvania
Potatoes $4.39 $3.29
Pizza $10.96 $10.62
Beer $9.92 $9.38
Optometrist $90.39 $108.57
Doctor $93.55 $116.17
Dentist $102.37 $99.13

Detailed Indiana Utilities Costs Vs. Pennsylvania

Item Indiana Pennsylvania
Gasoline $2.55 $2.22
Tire Balancing $61.08 $50.07
All Electricity $210.66 $167.67
Phone $190.57 $175.64

Indiana SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
3/10
Housing
5
Affordability
4
Diversity
6
Safety
N/A
Amenities
9
Education
8.5
Commute
10

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Indiana

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Indiana
Allison Park, PA 22,623 108 1.2x
Jacksonville, TX 14,809 83 0.9x
Franklin Park, PA 14,701 119 1.3x
Whitehall, PA 13,437 96 1.0x
Glenshaw, PA 8,791 101 1.1x
Dormont, PA 8,335 96 1.0x
Castle Shannon, PA 8,249 95 1.0x
Pleasant Hills, PA 8,072 100 1.1x
West View, PA 6,547 97 1.1x
Forest Hills, PA 6,333 96 1.0x

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