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

Erie, Pennsylvania cost of living is 81.50.

Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
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  COST OF LIVINGErie, PennsylvaniaUnited States
  Overall  82100
  Grocery  103.1100
  Health  95100
  Housing  42100
  Utilities  99100
  Transportation  100100
  Miscellaneous  101100

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A Wonderful Place To Live

I have lived in Erie for 50 years, and it's a great small town! Erie boasts 3 excellent universities and Penn State's leading engineering branch, Behrend. Even our... (Read More)



moved from Erie at 16 in '83

I was so glad to leave. I lived in Lawrence, Park also which was better. I returned in 2010 to visit Erie and Lp the old hood looked run down. I was into Martial Arts... (Read More)



Erie, PA is what you make it

I recently relocated to Erie from San Antonio, TX in October of 2011 and prior to that I have resided in South Florida, Detroit, South Jersey, and Northern California... (Read More)



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