New Castle, PA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
84
New Castle's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
21 out of 240
In Pennsylvania
647 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 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 6,522 places we measured in Pennsylvania. By definition, that implies New Castle ranks as the #5,760 most expensive place in the Keystone State.

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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 Cost of Living Vs. PA

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.

$61,900
Median Home Value
$676
Median Rent
$34,133
Median Income
Statistic New Castle Pennsylvania United States
Median Home Value $61,900 $180,200 $217,500
Median Rent $676 $938 $1,062
Median Income $34,133 $61,744 $62,843
Home Value To Income 1.8x 2.9x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.24x 0.18x 0.2x

Detailed New Castle Services Costs Vs. Pennsylvania

Item New Castle Pennsylvania
Shampoo $1.15 $1.01
Movie $10.39 $10.72
Bowling $14.2 $13.86

Detailed New Castle Groceries Costs Vs. Pennsylvania

Item New Castle Pennsylvania
Ground Beef $4.16 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.95 $1.4
Milk $2.11 $1.96

Detailed New Castle Health Costs Vs. Pennsylvania

Item New Castle Pennsylvania
Haircut $18.3 $17.49
Beauty Salon $28.9 $38.17
Toothpaste $2.25 $2.32

Detailed New Castle Transportation Costs Vs. Pennsylvania

Item New Castle Pennsylvania
Potatoes $3.59 $3.18
Pizza $10.89 $10.39
Beer $9.76 $9.23
Optometrist $79.57 $106.34
Doctor $91.67 $115.25
Dentist $97.56 $98.38

Detailed New Castle Utilities Costs Vs. Pennsylvania

Item New Castle Pennsylvania
Gasoline $2.96 $2.59
Tire Balancing $63.68 $48.9
All Electricity $205.57 $167.6
Phone $187.74 $163.42

New Castle SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
3/10
Housing
4
Affordability
8
Diversity
8
Safety
N/A
Amenities
9
Education
6
Commute
8.5

Cost Of Living In Cities Around New Castle

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. New Castle
Boardman, OH 34,431 87 1.0x
Hermitage, PA 15,693 91 1.1x
Sharon, PA 13,227 81 1.0x
Struthers, OH 10,242 83 1.0x
Beaver Falls, PA 8,464 84 1.0x
Campbell, OH 7,889 82 1.0x
Hubbard, OH 7,525 85 1.0x
Columbiana, OH 6,247 91 1.1x
New Brighton, PA 5,780 85 1.0x

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