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

Allentown, Pennsylvania cost of living is 86.90.

Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
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  COST OF LIVINGAllentown, PennsylvaniaUnited States
  Overall  87100
  Grocery  99.9100
  Health  99100
  Housing  58100
  Utilities  110100
  Transportation  98100
  Miscellaneous  102100

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Lots to do here

This is a beautiful place, kept clean by weekly street sweeping. A multitude of parks exist including the exceptional Rose Garden and sports fields, and people use them... (Read More)




If you like the changing seasons this is the place for you. In the summer it can get to the upper 90's. Winters are frigid with some heavy... (Read More)



Great Place to Live

Allentown is a great place to live and raise a family. We have lived in in a historic house in center city for the last 12 years and just love it. We have two children... (Read More)



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