Bel Air South, MD Cost Of Living

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-03-08
Bel Air South'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 Bel Air South is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Bel Air South, MD?

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

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

The standard of living in Bel Air South ranks as #4571 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in Maryland. By definition, that implies Bel Air South ranks as the #1835 most expensive place in the Old Line State.

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Bel Air South Cost Of Living Vs. Maryland

Living Expense Bel Air South Maryland National Average
Overall 116 121 100
Services 105 108 100
Groceries 116 119 100
Health 84 86 100
Housing 142 150 100
Transportation 102 108 100
Utilities 104 108 100
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Bel Air South, 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 Bel Air South Maryland United States
Median Home Value $277,400 $305,500 $204,900
Median Rent $1,255 $1,357 $1,023
Median Income $91,416 $81,868 $60,293
Home Value To Income 3.0x 3.7x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.16x 0.2x 0.2x

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Cost Of Living In Cities Around Bel Air South

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Bel Air South
Bel Air North, MD 31,582 123 1.1x
Perry Hall, MD 28,129 115 1.0x
Edgewood, MD 26,219 103 0.9x
Aberdeen, MD 15,701 105 0.9x
Joppatowne, MD 12,560 112 1.0x
Mays Chapel, MD 12,303 131 1.1x
Timonium, MD 10,140 132 1.1x
Fallston, MD 8,836 126 1.1x
Lutherville, MD 6,773 123 1.1x
Riverside, MD 5,839 109 0.9x

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