Ballenger Creek, MD Cost Of Living

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-03-08
Ballenger Creek's Overall Cost Of Living
Higher Than The National Average
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means Ballenger Creek is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Ballenger Creek, MD?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Ballenger Creek has an overall cost of living index of 120 which is 1.2x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Maryland, Ballenger Creek has a cost of living index that's 1.0x lower than Maryland's index of 121.

The standard of living in Ballenger Creek ranks as #4810 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in Maryland. By definition, that implies Ballenger Creek ranks as the #1597 most expensive place in the Old Line State.

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Ballenger Creek Cost Of Living Vs. Maryland

Living Expense Ballenger Creek Maryland National Average
Overall 120 121 100
Services 112 108 100
Groceries 122 119 100
Health 88 86 100
Housing 139 150 100
Transportation 114 108 100
Utilities 112 108 100
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Ballenger Creek, MD Housing Cost Breakdown

Housing swings affordability the most between places in Maryland, 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.

Median Home Value
Median Rent
Median Income
Statistic Ballenger Creek Maryland United States
Median Home Value $255,500 $305,500 $204,900
Median Rent $1,637 $1,357 $1,023
Median Income $84,839 $81,868 $60,293
Home Value To Income 3.0x 3.7x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.23x 0.2x 0.2x

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Cost Of Living In Cities Around Ballenger Creek

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Ballenger Creek
Germantown, MD 90,844 130 1.1x
Frederick, MD 70,166 119 1.0x
Clarksburg, MD 23,548 151 1.3x
Damascus, MD 15,094 138 1.1x
Urbana, MD 11,788 150 1.2x
Mount Airy, MD 9,395 135 1.1x
Linganore, MD 8,978 134 1.1x
Thurmont, MD 6,563 114 0.9x
Brunswick, MD 6,193 101 0.8x
Walkersville, MD 6,095 125 1.0x

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