Moundsville, WV Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
80
Moundsville's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
3 out of 32
In West Virginia
226 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 Moundsville is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Moundsville, WV?

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

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

The standard of living in Moundsville ranks as #226 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in West Virginia. By definition, that implies Moundsville ranks as the #6,180 most expensive place in the Mountain State.

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Moundsville Cost Of Living Vs. West Virginia

Living Expense Moundsville West Virginia National Average
Overall 80 84 100
Services 100 100 100
Groceries 91 91 100
Health 88 88 100
Housing 47 62 100
Transportation 87 87 100
Utilities 89 89 100
For more reading on cost of living around West Virginia, check out:
Moundsville Cost of Living Vs. WV

Moundsville, 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.

$81,100
Median Home Value
$597
Median Rent
$34,701
Median Income
Statistic Moundsville West Virginia United States
Median Home Value $81,100 $119,600 $217,500
Median Rent $597 $725 $1,062
Median Income $34,701 $46,711 $62,843
Home Value To Income 2.3x 2.6x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.21x 0.19x 0.2x

Detailed Moundsville Services Costs Vs. West Virginia

Item Moundsville West Virginia
Shampoo $1.17 $1.01
Movie $12.53 $10.72
Bowling $13.33 $13.86

Detailed Moundsville Groceries Costs Vs. West Virginia

Item Moundsville West Virginia
Ground Beef $4.23 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.34 $1.4
Milk $1.53 $1.96

Detailed Moundsville Health Costs Vs. West Virginia

Item Moundsville West Virginia
Haircut $15.62 $17.49
Beauty Salon $33.53 $38.17
Toothpaste $2.22 $2.32

Detailed Moundsville Transportation Costs Vs. West Virginia

Item Moundsville West Virginia
Potatoes $2.7 $3.18
Pizza $9.85 $10.39
Beer $8.85 $9.23
Optometrist $99.07 $106.34
Doctor $90.46 $115.25
Dentist $89.59 $98.38

Detailed Moundsville Utilities Costs Vs. West Virginia

Item Moundsville West Virginia
Gasoline $2.46 $2.59
Tire Balancing $36.67 $48.9
All Electricity $139.66 $167.6
Phone $174.84 $163.42

Moundsville SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
4
Affordability
8
Diversity
3
Safety
6
Amenities
8.5
Education
5
Commute
5

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Moundsville

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Moundsville
Upper St. Clair, PA 19,737 121 1.5x
Whitehall, PA 13,517 94 1.2x
Carnot-Moon, PA 11,997 99 1.2x
Jefferson Hills, PA 11,200 102 1.3x
Dormont, PA 8,373 93 1.2x
Castle Shannon, PA 8,213 92 1.1x
Pleasant Hills, PA 8,113 97 1.2x
Crafton, PA 5,838 92 1.1x
St. Clairsville, OH 5,072 95 1.2x

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