Chesapeake Beach, MD Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2020-03-08
Chesapeake Beach'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 Chesapeake Beach is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Chesapeake Beach, MD?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Chesapeake Beach has an overall cost of living index of 126 which is 1.3x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Maryland, Chesapeake Beach has a cost of living index that's 1.0x higher than Maryland's index of 121.

The standard of living in Chesapeake Beach ranks as #5091 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in Maryland. By definition, that implies Chesapeake Beach ranks as the #1315 most expensive place in the Old Line State.

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Chesapeake Beach Cost Of Living Vs. Maryland

Living Expense Chesapeake Beach Maryland National Average
Overall 126 121 100
Services 106 108 100
Groceries 126 119 100
Health 101 86 100
Housing 169 150 100
Transportation 103 108 100
Utilities 98 108 100
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Chesapeake Beach, 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 Chesapeake Beach Maryland United States
Median Home Value $328,600 $305,500 $204,900
Median Rent $1,777 $1,357 $1,023
Median Income $101,517 $81,868 $60,293
Home Value To Income 3.2x 3.7x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.21x 0.2x 0.2x

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Cost Of Living In Cities Around Chesapeake Beach

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Chesapeake Beach
Clinton, MD 40,027 125 1.0x
Annapolis, MD 39,147 130 1.0x
Kettering, MD 13,637 126 1.0x
Brock Hall, MD 11,664 143 1.1x
Annapolis Neck, MD 11,590 152 1.2x
Rosaryville, MD 10,705 130 1.0x
Brandywine, MD 9,761 129 1.0x
Edgewater, MD 9,689 133 1.1x
Mayo, MD 8,171 150 1.2x
Shady Side, MD 5,839 133 1.1x

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