Blue Bell, PA Cost Of Living

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

What is the cost of living in Blue Bell, PA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Blue Bell has an overall cost of living index of 138 which is 1.4x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Pennsylvania, Blue Bell has a cost of living index that's 1.4x higher than Pennsylvania's index of 99.

The standard of living in Blue Bell ranks as #5528 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in Pennsylvania. By definition, that implies Blue Bell ranks as the #879 most expensive place in the Keystone State.

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Blue Bell Cost Of Living Vs. Pennsylvania

Living Expense Blue Bell Pennsylvania National Average
Overall 138 99 100
Services 105 98 100
Groceries 117 103 100
Health 103 94 100
Housing 205 91 100
Transportation 115 109 100
Utilities 108 111 100
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Blue Bell, 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.

Median Home Value
Median Rent
Median Income
Statistic Blue Bell Pennsylvania United States
Median Home Value $449,500 $174,100 $204,900
Median Rent $1,669 $915 $1,023
Median Income $131,307 $59,445 $60,293
Home Value To Income 3.4x 2.9x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.15x 0.18x 0.2x

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Cost Of Living In Cities Around Blue Bell

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Blue Bell
Montgomeryville, PA 13,271 126 0.9x
Ardmore, PA 13,083 123 0.9x
Glenside, PA 7,558 116 0.8x
Hatboro, PA 7,428 116 0.8x
Maple Glen, PA 6,614 135 1.0x
Plymouth Meeting, PA 6,557 126 0.9x
Ambler, PA 6,488 116 0.8x
Trooper, PA 5,936 122 0.9x
Oreland, PA 5,827 119 0.9x
Wyndmoor, PA 5,795 122 0.9x

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