Perkasie, PA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
107
Perkasie's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average
188 out of 247
In Pennsylvania
3,867 out of 6,412
In America
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means Perkasie is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Perkasie, PA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Perkasie has an overall cost of living index of 107 which is 1.1x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Pennsylvania, Perkasie has a cost of living index that's 1.0x higher than Pennsylvania's index of 102.

The standard of living in Perkasie ranks as #3,868 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Pennsylvania. By definition, that implies Perkasie ranks as the #2,551 most expensive place in the Keystone State.

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Perkasie Cost Of Living Vs. Pennsylvania

Living Expense Perkasie Pennsylvania National Average
Overall 107 102 100
Services 104 100 100
Groceries 99 108 100
Health 94 94 100
Housing 123 92 100
Transportation 106 113 100
Utilities 108 112 100
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Perkasie Cost of Living Vs. PA

Perkasie, 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.

$263,100
Median Home Value
$1,005
Median Rent
$79,293
Median Income
Statistic Perkasie Pennsylvania United States
Median Home Value $263,100 $187,500 $229,800
Median Rent $1,005 $958 $1,096
Median Income $79,293 $63,627 $64,994
Home Value To Income 3.3x 2.9x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.15x 0.18x 0.2x

Detailed Perkasie Services Costs Vs. Pennsylvania

Item Perkasie Pennsylvania
Shampoo $1.04 $1.06
Movie $11.14 $10.68
Bowling $12.36 $14.67

Detailed Perkasie Groceries Costs Vs. Pennsylvania

Item Perkasie Pennsylvania
Ground Beef $4.23 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.36 $1.39
Milk $2.09 $2.05

Detailed Perkasie Health Costs Vs. Pennsylvania

Item Perkasie Pennsylvania
Haircut $18.35 $18.62
Beauty Salon $43.55 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.05 $2.34

Detailed Perkasie Transportation Costs Vs. Pennsylvania

Item Perkasie Pennsylvania
Potatoes $3.02 $3.29
Pizza $10.21 $10.62
Beer $9.69 $9.38
Optometrist $106.13 $108.57
Doctor $75.54 $116.17
Dentist $110.86 $99.13

Detailed Perkasie Utilities Costs Vs. Pennsylvania

Item Perkasie Pennsylvania
Gasoline $2.54 $2.22
Tire Balancing $46.64 $50.07
All Electricity $186.66 $167.67
Phone $189.07 $175.64

Perkasie SnackAbility

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

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Perkasie

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Perkasie
Montgomeryville, PA 13,319 126 1.2x
Kulpsville, PA 8,768 118 1.1x
Hatboro, PA 7,458 115 1.1x
Glenside, PA 7,237 117 1.1x
Souderton, PA 7,019 105 1.0x
Maple Glen, PA 6,691 137 1.3x
Blue Bell, PA 6,245 139 1.3x
Oreland, PA 5,838 120 1.1x
Trooper, PA 5,626 123 1.1x
Collegeville, PA 5,105 124 1.2x

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