Keyser, WV Cost Of Living

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-02-06
86
Keyser's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
18 out of 32
In West Virginia
959 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 Keyser is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Keyser, WV?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Keyser has an overall cost of living index of 86 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only West Virginia, Keyser has a cost of living index that's 1.0x higher than West Virginia's index of 84.

The standard of living in Keyser ranks as #959 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in West Virginia. By definition, that implies Keyser ranks as the #5,447 most expensive place in the Mountain State.

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Keyser Cost Of Living Vs. West Virginia

Living Expense Keyser West Virginia National Average
Overall 86 84 100
Services 102 100 100
Groceries 95 91 100
Health 101 88 100
Housing 56 62 100
Transportation 88 87 100
Utilities 102 89 100
For more reading on cost of living around West Virginia, check out:
Keyser Cost of Living Vs. WV

Keyser, WV Housing Cost Breakdown

Housing swings affordability the most between places in West Virginia, 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.

$99,300
Median Home Value
$691
Median Rent
$36,448
Median Income
Statistic Keyser West Virginia United States
Median Home Value $99,300 $119,600 $217,500
Median Rent $691 $725 $1,062
Median Income $36,448 $46,711 $62,843
Home Value To Income 2.7x 2.6x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.23x 0.19x 0.2x

Detailed Keyser Services Costs Vs. West Virginia

Item Keyser West Virginia
Shampoo $1.39 $1.01
Movie $10.65 $10.72
Bowling $16.0 $13.86

Detailed Keyser Groceries Costs Vs. West Virginia

Item Keyser West Virginia
Ground Beef $3.87 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.32 $1.4
Milk $1.82 $1.96

Detailed Keyser Health Costs Vs. West Virginia

Item Keyser West Virginia
Haircut $10.75 $17.49
Beauty Salon $33.4 $38.17
Toothpaste $3.12 $2.32

Detailed Keyser Transportation Costs Vs. West Virginia

Item Keyser West Virginia
Potatoes $2.98 $3.18
Pizza $11.5 $10.39
Beer $10.82 $9.23
Optometrist $111.5 $106.34
Doctor $122.5 $115.25
Dentist $95.65 $98.38

Detailed Keyser Utilities Costs Vs. West Virginia

Item Keyser West Virginia
Gasoline $2.55 $2.59
Tire Balancing $36.25 $48.9
All Electricity $177.43 $167.6
Phone $175.14 $163.42

Keyser SnackAbility

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

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Keyser

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Keyser
Winchester, VA 27,897 103 1.2x
Cheat Lake, WV 9,251 104 1.2x
Frostburg, MD 8,591 95 1.1x
Strasburg, VA 6,609 98 1.1x
Brookhaven, WV 6,043 93 1.1x
Somerset, PA 5,942 85 1.0x
Central, SC 5,270 88 1.0x
Woodstock, VA 5,210 98 1.1x

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