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

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania cost of living is 99.50.

Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
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  COST OF LIVINGPhiladelphia, PennsylvaniaUnited States
  Overall  100100
  Grocery  121.2100
  Health  101100
  Housing  69100
  Utilities  129100
  Transportation  106100
  Miscellaneous  116100

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