Allegheny County, PA Cost of Living


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Allegheny cost of living score
91.8
Less expensive
8.2% lower
than the US average
3.0% lower
than the Pennsylvania average
Allegheny Pennsylva County, Pennsylvania gets a BestPlaces Cost of Living score of 91.8, which means the total cost of housing, food, childcare, transportation, healthcare, taxes, and other necessities is 8.2% lower than the U.S. average and 3.0% higher than the average for Pennsylvania.

Allegheny County, PA

Housing costs in Allegheny?
A typical home costs $205,900, which is 39.1% less expensive than the national average of $338,100 and 15.2% less expensive than the average Pennsylvania home, at $242,800. Renting a two-bedroom unit in Allegheny costs $1,090 per month, which is 23.8% cheaper than the national average of $1,430 and 11.0% cheaper than the state average of $1,210.

Can I afford Allegheny?
To live comfortably in Allegheny Pennsylva County, Pennsylvania, a minimum annual income of $39,600 for a family, and $36,000 for a single person is recommended.

What does A.I. say about Allegheny?
The cost of living in Allegheny, PA County is significantly lower than the US average. It has a cost of living index of 91.8 compared to the US average of 100. This means that the prices for goods and services in Allegheny are 8.2% lower than the national average which can be a great benefit to those looking to buy a home or invest in real estate in this area. The median house value in Allegheny is also much lower than the national average at $205,900 compared to $338,100 for the US as a whole.
   Cost of living score
     CategoriesAlleghenyPennsylvaniaUnited States
  91.894.6100.0
  99.8100.3100
  88.7101.1100.0
  70.480.5100.0
  $205,900$242,800$338,100
  100.2%98.2%100.0%
  109.1104.0100.0
  127.0101.5100.0

   100=National Average

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