Thurmont, MD Cost Of Living

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

What is the cost of living in Thurmont, MD?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Thurmont has an overall cost of living index of 114 which is 1.1x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Maryland, Thurmont has a cost of living index that's 0.9x lower than Maryland's index of 121.

The standard of living in Thurmont ranks as #4428 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in Maryland. By definition, that implies Thurmont ranks as the #1979 most expensive place in the Old Line State.

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Thurmont Cost Of Living Vs. Maryland

Living Expense Thurmont Maryland National Average
Overall 114 121 100
Services 112 108 100
Groceries 122 119 100
Health 88 86 100
Housing 118 150 100
Transportation 114 108 100
Utilities 112 108 100
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Thurmont, 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 Thurmont Maryland United States
Median Home Value $248,000 $305,500 $204,900
Median Rent $949 $1,357 $1,023
Median Income $72,868 $81,868 $60,293
Home Value To Income 3.4x 3.7x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.16x 0.2x 0.2x

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Cost Of Living In Cities Around Thurmont

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Thurmont
Frederick, MD 70,166 119 1.0x
Ballenger Creek, MD 19,889 120 1.1x
Waynesboro, PA 10,842 91 0.8x
Halfway, MD 10,784 96 0.8x
Linganore, MD 8,978 134 1.2x
Robinwood, MD 8,123 110 1.0x
Taneytown, MD 6,774 111 1.0x
Walkersville, MD 6,095 125 1.1x
Spring Ridge, MD 5,859 129 1.1x
Fountainhead-Orchard Hills, MD 5,823 110 1.0x

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