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.
|Living Expense||Ballenger Creek||Maryland||National Average|
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.
|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|