Harrisburg-Carlisle Metro Area, PA Cost of Living

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Harrisburg-Carlisle cost of living score
Less expensive
7.6% lower
than the US average
2.3% lower
than the Pennsylvania average
Harrisburg-Carlisle Pennsylva Metro Area, Pennsylvania gets a BestPlaces Cost of Living score of 92.4, which means the total cost of housing, food, childcare, transportation, healthcare, taxes, and other necessities is 7.6% lower than the U.S. average and 2.3% higher than the average for Pennsylvania.

Harrisburg-Carlisle Metro Area, PA

Housing costs in Harrisburg-Carlisle?
A typical home costs $248,200, which is 26.6% less expensive than the national average of $338,100 and 2.2% more expensive than the average Pennsylvania home, at $242,800. Renting a two-bedroom unit in Harrisburg-Carlisle costs $1,230 per month, which is 14.0% cheaper than the national average of $1,430 and close to the state average of $1,210.

Can I afford Harrisburg-Carlisle?
To live comfortably in Harrisburg-Carlisle Pennsylva Metro Area, Pennsylvania, a minimum annual income of $47,520 for a family, and $39,200 for a single person is recommended.

What does A.I. say about Harrisburg-Carlisle?
The cost of living in Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA Metro Area is 92.4, which is slightly lower than the US average Cost of Living of 100. This means that housing and other living costs in Harrisburg-Carlisle are generally cheaper than the national average. The median value for houses in this area is $248,200, which is significantly lower than the US average House Value of $338,100. This indicates that people who live in Harrisburg-Carlisle can get more for their money when it comes to housing.
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   100=National Average

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