Shillington, PA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
90
Shillington's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
69 out of 240
In Pennsylvania
1,705 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 Shillington is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Shillington, PA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Shillington has an overall cost of living index of 90 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Pennsylvania, Shillington has a cost of living index that's 0.9x lower than Pennsylvania's index of 99.

The standard of living in Shillington ranks as #1,706 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Pennsylvania. By definition, that implies Shillington ranks as the #4,700 most expensive place in the Keystone State.

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Shillington Cost Of Living Vs. Pennsylvania

Living Expense Shillington Pennsylvania National Average
Overall 90 99 100
Services 90 98 100
Groceries 91 103 100
Health 90 94 100
Housing 78 91 100
Transportation 103 109 100
Utilities 109 111 100
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Shillington Cost of Living Vs. PA

Shillington, 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.

$143,700
Median Home Value
$985
Median Rent
$65,032
Median Income
Statistic Shillington Pennsylvania United States
Median Home Value $143,700 $180,200 $217,500
Median Rent $985 $938 $1,062
Median Income $65,032 $61,744 $62,843
Home Value To Income 2.2x 2.9x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.18x 0.18x 0.2x

Detailed Shillington Services Costs Vs. Pennsylvania

Item Shillington Pennsylvania
Shampoo $1.03 $1.01
Movie $10.13 $10.72
Bowling $12.4 $13.86

Detailed Shillington Groceries Costs Vs. Pennsylvania

Item Shillington Pennsylvania
Ground Beef $3.94 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.21 $1.4
Milk $2.21 $1.96

Detailed Shillington Health Costs Vs. Pennsylvania

Item Shillington Pennsylvania
Haircut $15.0 $17.49
Beauty Salon $33.4 $38.17
Toothpaste $1.5 $2.32

Detailed Shillington Transportation Costs Vs. Pennsylvania

Item Shillington Pennsylvania
Potatoes $3.45 $3.18
Pizza $8.24 $10.39
Beer $9.57 $9.23
Optometrist $88.79 $106.34
Doctor $95.75 $115.25
Dentist $88.43 $98.38

Detailed Shillington Utilities Costs Vs. Pennsylvania

Item Shillington Pennsylvania
Gasoline $2.83 $2.59
Tire Balancing $46.42 $48.9
All Electricity $189.54 $167.6
Phone $186.6 $163.42

Shillington SnackAbility

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

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Shillington

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Shillington
Reading, PA 88,232 81 0.9x
Ephrata, PA 13,810 92 1.0x
Wyomissing, PA 10,473 103 1.1x
Blandon, PA 8,111 98 1.1x
Leola, PA 7,576 98 1.1x
New Holland, PA 5,457 97 1.1x
Birdsboro, PA 5,131 93 1.0x

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