West Mifflin, PA Cost Of Living

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

What is the cost of living in West Mifflin, PA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, West Mifflin has an overall cost of living index of 88 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

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

The standard of living in West Mifflin ranks as #1324 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in Pennsylvania. By definition, that implies West Mifflin ranks as the #5083 most expensive place in the Keystone State.

West Mifflin Cost Of Living Vs. Pennsylvania

Living Expense West Mifflin Pennsylvania National Average
Overall 88 99 100
Services 92 98 100
Groceries 109 103 100
Health 92 94 100
Housing 54 91 100
Transportation 119 109 100
Utilities 114 111 100
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West Mifflin, 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 West Mifflin Pennsylvania United States
Median Home Value $98,800 $174,100 $204,900
Median Rent $585 $915 $1,023
Median Income $53,056 $59,445 $60,293
Home Value To Income 1.9x 2.9x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.13x 0.18x 0.2x

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Cost Of Living In Cities Around West Mifflin

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. West Mifflin
Allison Park, PA 22,855 105 1.2x
Baldwin, PA 19,651 92 1.0x
Upper St. Clair, PA 19,592 121 1.4x
McKeesport, PA 19,365 82 0.9x
Franklin Park, PA 14,448 119 1.4x
Whitehall, PA 13,759 94 1.1x
Munhall, PA 11,229 87 1.0x
Glenshaw, PA 8,714 98 1.1x
Dormont, PA 8,438 93 1.1x
Castle Shannon, PA 8,229 92 1.0x

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