Mount Carmel, PA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
78
Mount Carmel's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
1 out of 240
In Pennsylvania
110 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 Mount Carmel is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Mount Carmel, PA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Mount Carmel has an overall cost of living index of 78 which is 0.8x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Pennsylvania, Mount Carmel has a cost of living index that's 0.8x lower than Pennsylvania's index of 99.

The standard of living in Mount Carmel ranks as #110 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Pennsylvania. By definition, that implies Mount Carmel ranks as the #6,297 most expensive place in the Keystone State.

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Mount Carmel Cost Of Living Vs. Pennsylvania

Living Expense Mount Carmel Pennsylvania National Average
Overall 78 99 100
Services 90 98 100
Groceries 91 103 100
Health 90 94 100
Housing 38 91 100
Transportation 103 109 100
Utilities 109 111 100
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Mount Carmel Cost of Living Vs. PA

Mount Carmel, 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.

$43,400
Median Home Value
$655
Median Rent
$34,628
Median Income
Statistic Mount Carmel Pennsylvania United States
Median Home Value $43,400 $180,200 $217,500
Median Rent $655 $938 $1,062
Median Income $34,628 $61,744 $62,843
Home Value To Income 1.3x 2.9x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.23x 0.18x 0.2x

Detailed Mount Carmel Services Costs Vs. Pennsylvania

Item Mount Carmel Pennsylvania
Shampoo $1.03 $1.01
Movie $10.13 $10.72
Bowling $12.4 $13.86

Detailed Mount Carmel Groceries Costs Vs. Pennsylvania

Item Mount Carmel Pennsylvania
Ground Beef $3.94 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.21 $1.4
Milk $2.21 $1.96

Detailed Mount Carmel Health Costs Vs. Pennsylvania

Item Mount Carmel Pennsylvania
Haircut $15.0 $17.49
Beauty Salon $33.4 $38.17
Toothpaste $1.5 $2.32

Detailed Mount Carmel Transportation Costs Vs. Pennsylvania

Item Mount Carmel Pennsylvania
Potatoes $3.45 $3.18
Pizza $8.24 $10.39
Beer $9.57 $9.23
Optometrist $88.79 $106.34
Doctor $95.75 $115.25
Dentist $88.43 $98.38

Detailed Mount Carmel Utilities Costs Vs. Pennsylvania

Item Mount Carmel Pennsylvania
Gasoline $2.83 $2.59
Tire Balancing $46.42 $48.9
All Electricity $189.54 $167.6
Phone $186.6 $163.42

Mount Carmel SnackAbility

4
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
3
Affordability
8
Diversity
3
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8.5
Education
5
Commute
8

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Mount Carmel

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Mount Carmel
Bloomsburg, PA 14,085 93 1.2x
Pottsville, PA 13,648 80 1.0x
Berwick, PA 10,073 90 1.2x
Shamokin, PA 7,051 81 1.0x
Schuylkill Haven, PA 5,178 82 1.1x

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