Bloomsburg, PA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2020-03-08
93
Bloomsburg's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means Bloomsburg is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Bloomsburg, PA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Bloomsburg has an overall cost of living index of 93 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Pennsylvania, Bloomsburg has a cost of living index that's 0.9x lower than Pennsylvania's index of 99.

The standard of living in Bloomsburg ranks as #2224 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in Pennsylvania. By definition, that implies Bloomsburg ranks as the #4182 most expensive place in the Keystone State.

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Bloomsburg Cost Of Living Vs. Pennsylvania

Living Expense Bloomsburg Pennsylvania National Average
Overall 93 99 100
Services 99 98 100
Groceries 103 103 100
Health 98 94 100
Housing 70 91 100
Transportation 110 109 100
Utilities 109 111 100
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Bloomsburg Cost of Living Vs. PA

Bloomsburg, PA Housing Cost Breakdown

Housing swings affordability the most between places in Pennsylvania, 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.

$134,900
Median Home Value
$774
Median Rent
$32,318
Median Income
Statistic Bloomsburg Pennsylvania United States
Median Home Value $134,900 $174,100 $204,900
Median Rent $774 $915 $1,023
Median Income $32,318 $59,445 $60,293
Home Value To Income 4.2x 2.9x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.29x 0.18x 0.2x

Bloomsburg SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
6
Affordability
4
Diversity
6
Safety
N/A
Amenities
9
Education
8
Commute
9.5

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Bloomsburg

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Bloomsburg
Berwick, PA 10,167 90 1.0x
Sunbury, PA 9,581 86 0.9x
Shamokin, PA 7,096 81 0.9x
Mount Carmel, PA 5,668 78 0.8x

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