Pottsville, PA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2020-03-08
80
Pottsville's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
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 Pottsville is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Pottsville, PA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Pottsville has an overall cost of living index of 80 which is 0.8x lower than the national index of 100.

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

The standard of living in Pottsville ranks as #226 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in Pennsylvania. By definition, that implies Pottsville ranks as the #6180 most expensive place in the Keystone State.

Pottsville Cost Of Living Vs. Pennsylvania

Living Expense Pottsville Pennsylvania National Average
Overall 80 99 100
Services 90 98 100
Groceries 91 103 100
Health 90 94 100
Housing 46 91 100
Transportation 103 109 100
Utilities 109 111 100
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Pottsville Cost of Living Vs. PA

Pottsville, 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.

$68,100
Median Home Value
$629
Median Rent
$40,645
Median Income
Statistic Pottsville Pennsylvania United States
Median Home Value $68,100 $174,100 $204,900
Median Rent $629 $915 $1,023
Median Income $40,645 $59,445 $60,293
Home Value To Income 1.7x 2.9x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.19x 0.18x 0.2x

Pottsville SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
4
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
4
Safety
6
Amenities
9
Education
7
Commute
8

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Pottsville

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Pottsville
Shamokin, PA 7,096 81 1.0x
Tamaqua, PA 6,796 84 1.1x
Mount Carmel, PA 5,668 78 1.0x
Schuylkill Haven, PA 5,211 82 1.0x

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