Keyser, WV Cost Of Living

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

What is the cost of living in Keyser, WV?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Keyser has an overall cost of living index of 86 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only West Virginia, Keyser has a cost of living index that's 1.0x higher than West Virginia's index of 84.

The standard of living in Keyser ranks as #959 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in West Virginia. By definition, that implies Keyser ranks as the #5447 most expensive place in the Mountain State.

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Keyser Cost Of Living Vs. West Virginia

Living Expense Keyser West Virginia National Average
Overall 86 84 100
Services 102 100 100
Groceries 95 91 100
Health 101 88 100
Housing 56 62 100
Transportation 88 87 100
Utilities 102 89 100
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Keyser Cost of Living Vs. WV

Keyser, WV Housing Cost Breakdown

Housing swings affordability the most between places in West Virginia, 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 Keyser West Virginia United States
Median Home Value $90,000 $115,000 $204,900
Median Rent $631 $711 $1,023
Median Income $34,500 $44,921 $60,293
Home Value To Income 2.6x 2.6x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.22x 0.19x 0.2x

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Cost Of Living In Cities Around Keyser

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Keyser
Winchester, VA 27,789 103 1.2x
Cheat Lake, WV 9,337 104 1.2x
Frostburg, MD 8,626 95 1.1x
Strasburg, VA 6,585 98 1.1x
Somerset, PA 5,977 85 1.0x
Brookhaven, WV 5,900 93 1.1x
Central, SC 5,241 88 1.0x
Woodstock, VA 5,192 98 1.1x

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