Lancaster County, PA Cost of Living

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Lancaster cost of living score
Less expensive
0.5% lower
than the US average
5.2% higher
than the Pennsylvania average
Lancaster Pennsylva County, Pennsylvania gets a BestPlaces Cost of Living score of 99.5, which means the total cost of housing, food, childcare, transportation, healthcare, taxes, and other necessities is 0.5% lower than the U.S. average and 5.2% lower than the average for Pennsylvania.

Lancaster County, PA

Housing costs in Lancaster?
A typical home costs $299,400, which is 11.4% less expensive than the national average of $338,100 and 23.3% more expensive than the average Pennsylvania home, at $242,800. Renting a two-bedroom unit in Lancaster costs $1,290 per month, which is 9.8% cheaper than the national average of $1,430 and 6.2% more than the state average of $1,210.

Can I afford Lancaster?
To live comfortably in Lancaster Pennsylva County, Pennsylvania, a minimum annual income of $57,240 for a family, and $41,200 for a single person is recommended.

What does A.I. say about Lancaster?
The cost of living in Lancaster, PA County is slightly lower than the national average. On average, it is estimated that the cost of living in this county is 99.5 compared to the US average of 100. This means that day-to-day expenses such as groceries, housing, and transportation may be slightly lower than in other areas of the country. Additionally, the median house value in Lancaster is $299,400 which is significantly lower than the US average of $338,100. Therefore, this county may be a great option for those looking for a more affordable area to call home.
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