South Williamsport, PA Cost Of Living

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

What is the cost of living in South Williamsport, PA?

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

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

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

South Williamsport Cost Of Living Vs. Pennsylvania

Living Expense South Williamsport Pennsylvania National Average
Overall 93 99 100
Services 99 98 100
Groceries 103 103 100
Health 98 94 100
Housing 69 91 100
Transportation 110 109 100
Utilities 109 111 100
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South Williamsport, 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 South Williamsport Pennsylvania United States
Median Home Value $136,800 $174,100 $204,900
Median Rent $897 $915 $1,023
Median Income $52,929 $59,445 $60,293
Home Value To Income 2.6x 2.9x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.2x 0.18x 0.2x

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Cost Of Living In Cities Around South Williamsport

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. South Williamsport
Williamsport, PA 28,757 90 1.0x
Bloomsburg, PA 14,275 93 1.0x
Berwick, PA 10,167 90 1.0x
Lock Haven, PA 9,345 90 1.0x
Shamokin, PA 7,096 81 0.9x
Milton, PA 6,838 91 1.0x
Bellefonte, PA 6,289 99 1.1x
Selinsgrove, PA 5,897 95 1.0x
Lewisburg, PA 5,740 97 1.0x
Mount Carmel, PA 5,668 78 0.8x

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