According to the most recent data on the cost of living, New Kensington has an overall cost of living index of 91 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.
Compared to only Pennsylvania, New Kensington has a cost of living index that's 0.9x lower than Pennsylvania's index of 102.
The standard of living in New Kensington ranks as #1,804 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Pennsylvania. By definition, that implies New Kensington ranks as the #4,614 most expensive place in the Keystone State.
|Living Expense||New Kensington||Pennsylvania||National Average|
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.
|City||Population||Cost Of Living||Vs. New Kensington||Plum, PA||27,137||100||1.1x||Allison Park, PA||22,623||108||1.2x||Franklin Park, PA||14,701||119||1.3x||Whitehall, PA||13,437||96||1.1x||Lower Burrell, PA||11,158||98||1.1x||Glenshaw, PA||8,791||101||1.1x||Dormont, PA||8,335||96||1.1x||Castle Shannon, PA||8,249||95||1.0x||Pleasant Hills, PA||8,072||100||1.1x||West View, PA||6,547||97||1.1x|