Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 

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Cost of Living in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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

Philadelphia cost of living is 110.8

Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.

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COST OF LIVINGPhiladelphiaPennsylvaniaUSA
  Overall111100100
  Grocery100.1100.1100
  Health116107100
  Housing7989100
  Median Home Cost$147,000$165,800$216,200
  Utilities10898100
  Transportation162117100
  Miscellaneous11299100
100=National Average
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    Reviews for Philadelphia    132 Reviews
    Spend your paycheck commuting - 11/1/2018
    I find myself only able to get jobs 30+ min away from the city that only pay $15 or less. That's a max of 1,200 biweekly, after paying Philadelphias taxes and whatever... Read More

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    Everyone I know is moving far away - 8/1/2018
    I was born and raised in Philly. It's a who you know kind of city. Housing are collapsing, including my own home (we had to be evacuated by the fire department). They... Read More

    Parking - 7/28/2018
    Evidently the parking garages maybe not all of them but at least the one we used in Philly has a scheme to rip the people off. We paid for parking ahead of time and had... Read More


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