Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington Metro Area, PA Cost of Living

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Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington cost of living score
More expensive
8.5% higher
than the US average
14.7% higher
than the Pennsylvania average
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington Pennsylva Metro Area, Pennsylvania gets a BestPlaces Cost of Living score of 108.5, which means the total cost of housing, food, childcare, transportation, healthcare, taxes, and other necessities is 8.5% higher than the U.S. average and 14.7% higher than the average for Pennsylvania.

Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington Metro Area, PA

Housing costs in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington?
A typical home costs $325,300, which is 3.8% less expensive than the national average of $338,100 and 34.0% more expensive than the average Pennsylvania home, at $242,800. Renting a two-bedroom unit in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington costs $1,470 per month, which is 2.8% cheaper than the national average of $1,430 and 17.7% more than the state average of $1,210.

Can I afford Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington?
To live comfortably in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington Pennsylva Metro Area, Pennsylvania, a minimum annual income of $62,280 for a family, and $48,800 for a single person is recommended.

What does A.I. say about Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington?
Living in the Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA Metro Area is 8.5 percent more expensive than the US average cost of living. Although the median house value in the area is slightly less than the US average, it still prices at a hefty $325,300. The cost of groceries, healthcare, and utilities are all higher than average across the metro area. All costs considered, it’s still very much worth living in this vibrant part of Pennsylvania as long as you can afford it.
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