Tamaqua, PA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
84
Tamaqua's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
21 out of 240
In Pennsylvania
647 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 Tamaqua is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Tamaqua, PA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Tamaqua has an overall cost of living index of 84 which is 0.8x lower than the national index of 100.

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

The standard of living in Tamaqua ranks as #647 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Pennsylvania. By definition, that implies Tamaqua ranks as the #5,760 most expensive place in the Keystone State.

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Tamaqua Cost Of Living Vs. Pennsylvania

Living Expense Tamaqua Pennsylvania National Average
Overall 84 99 100
Services 100 98 100
Groceries 100 103 100
Health 98 94 100
Housing 43 91 100
Transportation 106 109 100
Utilities 107 111 100
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Tamaqua Cost of Living Vs. PA

Tamaqua, 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.

$62,800
Median Home Value
$716
Median Rent
$38,921
Median Income
Statistic Tamaqua Pennsylvania United States
Median Home Value $62,800 $180,200 $217,500
Median Rent $716 $938 $1,062
Median Income $38,921 $61,744 $62,843
Home Value To Income 1.6x 2.9x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.22x 0.18x 0.2x

Detailed Tamaqua Services Costs Vs. Pennsylvania

Item Tamaqua Pennsylvania
Shampoo $1.04 $1.01
Movie $11.28 $10.72
Bowling $12.75 $13.86

Detailed Tamaqua Groceries Costs Vs. Pennsylvania

Item Tamaqua Pennsylvania
Ground Beef $3.93 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.53 $1.4
Milk $2.08 $1.96

Detailed Tamaqua Health Costs Vs. Pennsylvania

Item Tamaqua Pennsylvania
Haircut $18.0 $17.49
Beauty Salon $43.43 $38.17
Toothpaste $1.89 $2.32

Detailed Tamaqua Transportation Costs Vs. Pennsylvania

Item Tamaqua Pennsylvania
Potatoes $3.27 $3.18
Pizza $8.84 $10.39
Beer $9.7 $9.23
Optometrist $97.83 $106.34
Doctor $76.0 $115.25
Dentist $118.33 $98.38

Detailed Tamaqua Utilities Costs Vs. Pennsylvania

Item Tamaqua Pennsylvania
Gasoline $2.86 $2.59
Tire Balancing $50.21 $48.9
All Electricity $184.54 $167.6
Phone $186.24 $163.42

Tamaqua SnackAbility

4
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
4
Affordability
8
Diversity
5
Safety
N/A
Amenities
7
Education
5
Commute
8

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Tamaqua

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Tamaqua
Hazleton, PA 24,857 88 1.0x
Pottsville, PA 13,648 80 1.0x
Palmerton, PA 5,313 91 1.1x
Lehighton, PA 5,304 95 1.1x
Schuylkill Haven, PA 5,178 82 1.0x

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