Willow Grove, PA Cost Of Living

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-02-06
116
Willow Grove's Overall Cost Of Living
1.2x
Higher Than The National Average
210 out of 240
In Pennsylvania
4,569 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 Willow Grove is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Willow Grove, PA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Willow Grove has an overall cost of living index of 116 which is 1.2x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Pennsylvania, Willow Grove has a cost of living index that's 1.2x higher than Pennsylvania's index of 99.

The standard of living in Willow Grove ranks as #4,571 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Pennsylvania. By definition, that implies Willow Grove ranks as the #1,835 most expensive place in the Keystone State.

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Willow Grove Cost Of Living Vs. Pennsylvania

Living Expense Willow Grove Pennsylvania National Average
Overall 116 99 100
Services 105 98 100
Groceries 117 103 100
Health 103 94 100
Housing 131 91 100
Transportation 115 109 100
Utilities 108 111 100
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Willow Grove Cost of Living Vs. PA

Willow Grove, 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.

$262,800
Median Home Value
$1,328
Median Rent
$79,162
Median Income
Statistic Willow Grove Pennsylvania United States
Median Home Value $262,800 $180,200 $217,500
Median Rent $1,328 $938 $1,062
Median Income $79,162 $61,744 $62,843
Home Value To Income 3.3x 2.9x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.2x 0.18x 0.2x

Detailed Willow Grove Services Costs Vs. Pennsylvania

Item Willow Grove Pennsylvania
Shampoo $0.99 $1.01
Movie $12.1 $10.72
Bowling $18.4 $13.86

Detailed Willow Grove Groceries Costs Vs. Pennsylvania

Item Willow Grove Pennsylvania
Ground Beef $3.94 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.49 $1.4
Milk $2.16 $1.96

Detailed Willow Grove Health Costs Vs. Pennsylvania

Item Willow Grove Pennsylvania
Haircut $19.4 $17.49
Beauty Salon $61.0 $38.17
Toothpaste $2.02 $2.32

Detailed Willow Grove Transportation Costs Vs. Pennsylvania

Item Willow Grove Pennsylvania
Potatoes $3.66 $3.18
Pizza $10.5 $10.39
Beer $8.71 $9.23
Optometrist $103.33 $106.34
Doctor $133.33 $115.25
Dentist $103.33 $98.38

Detailed Willow Grove Utilities Costs Vs. Pennsylvania

Item Willow Grove Pennsylvania
Gasoline $2.89 $2.59
Tire Balancing $61.0 $48.9
All Electricity $185.76 $167.6
Phone $189.24 $163.42

Willow Grove SnackAbility

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

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Willow Grove

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Willow Grove
Horsham, PA 14,611 117 1.0x
Montgomeryville, PA 13,082 126 1.1x
Ardmore, PA 12,808 123 1.1x
Greentree, NJ 11,262 126 1.1x
Ashland, NJ 8,405 117 1.0x
Glenside, PA 7,819 116 1.0x
Hatboro, PA 7,449 116 1.0x
Maple Glen, PA 6,726 135 1.2x
Penn Wynne, PA 5,932 131 1.1x
Ramblewood, NJ 5,812 122 1.1x

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