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Cost of Living Comparison:
Lancaster, Pennsylvania - Allentown, Pennsylvania

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A salary of $50,000 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania could decrease to $46,570 in Allentown, Pennsylvania

Cost of Living IndexesLancasterAllentown
Overall93.386.9
Food111.599.9
Housing61.157.6
Utilities123.4109.7
Transportation10597.8
Health102.398.7
Miscellaneous107.8102
100=national average

  COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Allentown is 7% cheaper than Lancaster.
Utilities are the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Utilities are 11% cheaper in Allentown.

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