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Our cost of living indices are based on a US average of 100. An amount below 100 means Silver Spring, Maryland is cheaper than the US average. A cost of living index above 100 means Silver Spring, Maryland is more expensive.

Silver Spring, Maryland cost of living is 137.50.

Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
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  COST OF LIVINGSilver Spring, MarylandUnited States
  Overall  138100
  Grocery  115.1100
  Health  100100
  Housing  206100
  Utilities  117100
  Transportation  104100
  Miscellaneous  99100


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Near the Central Business District

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Transportation in the DC area

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City renovations in Silver Spring, MD improve qual

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