New Castle, PA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2020-03-08
New Castle's Overall Cost Of Living
Lower Than The National Average
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means New Castle is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in New Castle, PA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, New Castle has an overall cost of living index of 84 which is 0.8x lower than the national index of 100.

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

The standard of living in New Castle ranks as #647 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in Pennsylvania. By definition, that implies New Castle ranks as the #5760 most expensive place in the Keystone State.

New Castle Cost Of Living Vs. Pennsylvania

Living Expense New Castle Pennsylvania National Average
Overall 84 99 100
Services 92 98 100
Groceries 109 103 100
Health 92 94 100
Housing 42 91 100
Transportation 119 109 100
Utilities 114 111 100
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New Castle, 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.

Median Home Value
Median Rent
Median Income
Statistic New Castle Pennsylvania United States
Median Home Value $63,700 $174,100 $204,900
Median Rent $680 $915 $1,023
Median Income $33,451 $59,445 $60,293
Home Value To Income 1.9x 2.9x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.24x 0.18x 0.2x

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Cost Of Living In Cities Around New Castle

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. New Castle
Boardman, OH 34,557 87 1.0x
Hermitage, PA 15,812 91 1.1x
Sharon, PA 13,378 81 1.0x
Struthers, OH 10,325 83 1.0x
Beaver Falls, PA 8,547 84 1.0x
Campbell, OH 7,964 82 1.0x
Hubbard, OH 7,564 85 1.0x
Columbiana, OH 6,293 91 1.1x
New Brighton, PA 5,827 85 1.0x

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