Lock Haven, PA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
90
Lock Haven's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
69 out of 240
In Pennsylvania
1,705 out of 6,399
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 90 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 99.

The standard of living in Lock Haven ranks as #1,706 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Pennsylvania. By definition, that implies Lock Haven ranks as the #4,700 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 90 99 100
Services 99 98 100
Groceries 99 103 100
Health 88 94 100
Housing 61 91 100
Transportation 106 109 100
Utilities 119 111 100
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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.

$104,500
Median Home Value
$747
Median Rent
$34,293
Median Income
Statistic Lock Haven Pennsylvania United States
Median Home Value $104,500 $180,200 $217,500
Median Rent $747 $938 $1,062
Median Income $34,293 $61,744 $62,843
Home Value To Income 3.0x 2.9x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.26x 0.18x 0.2x

Detailed Lock Haven Services Costs Vs. Pennsylvania

Item Lock Haven Pennsylvania
Shampoo $0.88 $1.01
Movie $9.9 $10.72
Bowling $3.77 $13.86

Detailed Lock Haven Groceries Costs Vs. Pennsylvania

Item Lock Haven Pennsylvania
Ground Beef $3.73 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.42 $1.4
Milk $2.1 $1.96

Detailed Lock Haven Health Costs Vs. Pennsylvania

Item Lock Haven Pennsylvania
Haircut $16.5 $17.49
Beauty Salon $23.12 $38.17
Toothpaste $2.51 $2.32

Detailed Lock Haven Transportation Costs Vs. Pennsylvania

Item Lock Haven Pennsylvania
Potatoes $2.93 $3.18
Pizza $8.98 $10.39
Beer $10.01 $9.23
Optometrist $51.78 $106.34
Doctor $89.29 $115.25
Dentist $82.49 $98.38

Detailed Lock Haven Utilities Costs Vs. Pennsylvania

Item Lock Haven Pennsylvania
Gasoline $2.45 $2.59
Tire Balancing $46.1 $48.9
All Electricity $210.15 $167.6
Phone $31.9 $163.42

Lock Haven SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
5
Affordability
5
Diversity
5
Safety
N/A
Amenities
9
Education
7
Commute
8

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Lock Haven

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Lock Haven
State College, PA 42,275 112 1.2x
Williamsport, PA 28,562 90 1.0x
Jacksonville, TX 14,790 84 0.9x
Sunbury, PA 9,480 86 1.0x
Milton, PA 6,697 91 1.0x
Bellefonte, PA 6,282 99 1.1x
South Williamsport, PA 6,150 93 1.0x
Selinsgrove, PA 5,927 95 1.1x
Lewisburg, PA 5,723 97 1.1x

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