Lock Haven, PA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
91
Lock Haven's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
60 out of 247
In Pennsylvania
1,804 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 Lock Haven is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Lock Haven, PA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Lock Haven has an overall cost of living index of 91 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

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

The standard of living in Lock Haven ranks as #1,804 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Pennsylvania. By definition, that implies Lock Haven ranks as the #4,614 most expensive place in the Keystone State.

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Lock Haven Cost Of Living Vs. Pennsylvania

Living Expense Lock Haven Pennsylvania National Average
Overall 91 102 100
Services 99 100 100
Groceries 112 108 100
Health 98 94 100
Housing 62 92 100
Transportation 107 113 100
Utilities 110 112 100
For more reading on cost of living around Pennsylvania, check out:
Lock Haven Cost of Living Vs. PA

Lock Haven, 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.

$120,200
Median Home Value
$744
Median Rent
$36,708
Median Income
Statistic Lock Haven Pennsylvania United States
Median Home Value $120,200 $187,500 $229,800
Median Rent $744 $958 $1,096
Median Income $36,708 $63,627 $64,994
Home Value To Income 3.3x 2.9x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.24x 0.18x 0.2x

Detailed Lock Haven Services Costs Vs. Pennsylvania

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

Detailed Lock Haven Groceries Costs Vs. Pennsylvania

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

Detailed Lock Haven Health Costs Vs. Pennsylvania

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

Detailed Lock Haven Transportation Costs Vs. Pennsylvania

Item Lock Haven 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 Lock Haven Utilities Costs Vs. Pennsylvania

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

Lock Haven SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
6
Affordability
5
Diversity
5
Safety
N/A
Amenities
9
Education
8
Commute
8

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Lock Haven

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Lock Haven
State College, PA 42,100 111 1.2x
Williamsport, PA 28,437 89 1.0x
Jacksonville, TX 14,809 83 0.9x
Sunbury, PA 9,446 88 1.0x
Milton, PA 6,558 91 1.0x
Bellefonte, PA 6,276 98 1.1x
South Williamsport, PA 6,129 95 1.0x
Selinsgrove, PA 5,923 97 1.1x
Lewisburg, PA 5,730 98 1.1x

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