Kingston, PA Cost Of Living

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

What is the cost of living in Kingston, PA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Kingston has an overall cost of living index of 94 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

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

The standard of living in Kingston ranks as #2371 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in Pennsylvania. By definition, that implies Kingston ranks as the #4035 most expensive place in the Keystone State.

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Kingston Cost Of Living Vs. Pennsylvania

Living Expense Kingston Pennsylvania National Average
Overall 94 99 100
Services 99 98 100
Groceries 103 103 100
Health 98 94 100
Housing 74 91 100
Transportation 110 109 100
Utilities 109 111 100
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Kingston, 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 Kingston Pennsylvania United States
Median Home Value $131,700 $174,100 $204,900
Median Rent $781 $915 $1,023
Median Income $51,939 $59,445 $60,293
Home Value To Income 2.5x 2.9x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.18x 0.18x 0.2x

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Cost Of Living In Cities Around Kingston

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Kingston
Wilkes-Barre, PA 40,847 87 0.9x
Dickson, TN 15,294 92 1.0x
Dunmore, PA 13,282 96 1.0x
Mountain Top, PA 11,319 98 1.0x
Georgetown, SC 8,936 90 1.0x
Old Forge, PA 8,038 94 1.0x
Taylor, PA 6,007 91 1.0x
Moosic, PA 5,744 95 1.0x
Exeter, PA 5,603 92 1.0x

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