Kingston, PA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-08
95
Kingston's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
99 out of 247
In Pennsylvania
2,449 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 Kingston is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Kingston, PA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Kingston has an overall cost of living index of 95 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

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

The standard of living in Kingston ranks as #2,449 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Pennsylvania. By definition, that implies Kingston ranks as the #3,969 most expensive place in the Keystone State.

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Kingston Cost Of Living Vs. Pennsylvania

Living Expense Kingston Pennsylvania National Average
Overall 95 102 100
Services 97 100 100
Groceries 112 108 100
Health 96 94 100
Housing 76 92 100
Transportation 109 113 100
Utilities 110 112 100
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Kingston Cost of Living Vs. PA

Kingston, 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.

$126,900
Median Home Value
$826
Median Rent
$49,888
Median Income
Statistic Kingston Pennsylvania United States
Median Home Value $126,900 $187,500 $229,800
Median Rent $826 $958 $1,096
Median Income $49,888 $63,627 $64,994
Home Value To Income 2.5x 2.9x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.2x 0.18x 0.2x

Detailed Kingston Services Costs Vs. Pennsylvania

Item Kingston Pennsylvania
Shampoo $1.07 $1.06
Movie $10.6 $10.68
Bowling $15.33 $14.67

Detailed Kingston Groceries Costs Vs. Pennsylvania

Item Kingston Pennsylvania
Ground Beef $4.31 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.62 $1.39
Milk $2.16 $2.05

Detailed Kingston Health Costs Vs. Pennsylvania

Item Kingston Pennsylvania
Haircut $18.93 $18.62
Beauty Salon $33.39 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.08 $2.34

Detailed Kingston Transportation Costs Vs. Pennsylvania

Item Kingston Pennsylvania
Potatoes $3.98 $3.29
Pizza $9.11 $10.62
Beer $10.1 $9.38
Optometrist $64.95 $108.57
Doctor $71.67 $116.17
Dentist $125.11 $99.13

Detailed Kingston Utilities Costs Vs. Pennsylvania

Item Kingston Pennsylvania
Gasoline $2.55 $2.22
Tire Balancing $45.2 $50.07
All Electricity $189.74 $167.67
Phone $189.07 $175.64

Kingston SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
6
Affordability
8
Diversity
6
Safety
N/A
Amenities
9
Education
8.5
Commute
9

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Kingston

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Kingston
Wilkes-Barre, PA 40,805 88 0.9x
Dickson, TN 15,500 92 1.0x
Dunmore, PA 13,008 100 1.1x
Mountain Top, PA 11,553 98 1.0x
Georgetown, SC 8,884 91 1.0x
Old Forge, PA 7,909 95 1.0x
Taylor, PA 5,935 95 1.0x
Moosic, PA 5,777 95 1.0x
Exeter, PA 5,540 94 1.0x
Swoyersville, PA 5,031 92 1.0x

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