Phoenixville, PA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-08
113
Phoenixville's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average
207 out of 247
In Pennsylvania
4,363 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 Phoenixville is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Phoenixville, PA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Phoenixville has an overall cost of living index of 113 which is 1.1x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Pennsylvania, Phoenixville has a cost of living index that's 1.1x higher than Pennsylvania's index of 102.

The standard of living in Phoenixville ranks as #4,365 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Pennsylvania. By definition, that implies Phoenixville ranks as the #2,053 most expensive place in the Keystone State.

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Phoenixville Cost Of Living Vs. Pennsylvania

Living Expense Phoenixville Pennsylvania National Average
Overall 113 102 100
Services 107 100 100
Groceries 119 108 100
Health 99 94 100
Housing 115 92 100
Transportation 115 113 100
Utilities 112 112 100
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Phoenixville Cost of Living Vs. PA

Phoenixville, 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.

$258,900
Median Home Value
$1,204
Median Rent
$85,550
Median Income
Statistic Phoenixville Pennsylvania United States
Median Home Value $258,900 $187,500 $229,800
Median Rent $1,204 $958 $1,096
Median Income $85,550 $63,627 $64,994
Home Value To Income 3.0x 2.9x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.17x 0.18x 0.2x

Detailed Phoenixville Services Costs Vs. Pennsylvania

Item Phoenixville Pennsylvania
Shampoo $1.02 $1.06
Movie $12.0 $10.68
Bowling $18.8 $14.67

Detailed Phoenixville Groceries Costs Vs. Pennsylvania

Item Phoenixville Pennsylvania
Ground Beef $4.57 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.6 $1.39
Milk $2.18 $2.05

Detailed Phoenixville Health Costs Vs. Pennsylvania

Item Phoenixville Pennsylvania
Haircut $19.66 $18.62
Beauty Salon $60.55 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.34 $2.34

Detailed Phoenixville Transportation Costs Vs. Pennsylvania

Item Phoenixville Pennsylvania
Potatoes $3.66 $3.29
Pizza $10.67 $10.62
Beer $8.81 $9.38
Optometrist $108.61 $108.57
Doctor $133.89 $116.17
Dentist $96.86 $99.13

Detailed Phoenixville Utilities Costs Vs. Pennsylvania

Item Phoenixville Pennsylvania
Gasoline $2.42 $2.22
Tire Balancing $60.97 $50.07
All Electricity $193.98 $167.67
Phone $192.07 $175.64

Phoenixville SnackAbility

7
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
8
Diversity
8
Safety
N/A
Amenities
9
Education
9
Commute
6

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Phoenixville

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Phoenixville
Spring, TX 61,514 93 0.8x
Ardmore, PA 13,567 126 1.1x
Montgomeryville, PA 13,319 126 1.1x
Audubon, PA 9,379 131 1.2x
Glenside, PA 7,237 117 1.0x
Maple Glen, PA 6,691 137 1.2x
Blue Bell, PA 6,245 139 1.2x
Oreland, PA 5,838 120 1.1x
Penn Wynne, PA 5,769 130 1.2x
Trooper, PA 5,626 123 1.1x

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