Zip 20774 (Kettering, MD) Cost of Living


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Kettering cost of living score
120.8
More expensive
20.8% higher
than the US average
8.1% higher
than the Maryland average
Kettering (zip 20774), Maryland gets a BestPlaces Cost of Living score of 120.8, which means the total cost of housing, food, childcare, transportation, healthcare, taxes, and other necessities is 20.8% higher than the U.S. average and 8.1% lower than the average for Maryland.

Zip 20774 (Kettering, MD)

Housing costs in Kettering?
A typical home costs $419,200, which is 24.0% more expensive than the national average of $338,100 and 8.0% more expensive than the average Maryland home, at $388,100. Renting a two-bedroom unit in Kettering costs $1,900 per month, which is 17.3% more than the national average of $1,620 and 4.2% more than the state average of $1,820.

Can I afford Kettering?
To live comfortably in Kettering (zip 20774), Maryland, a minimum annual income of $80,280 for a family, and $66,800 for a single person is recommended.

What does A.I. say about Kettering?
The cost of living in 20774 Kettering, MD is generally affordable. The median home value is approximately $268,700 and the median rent is around $1,295 per month. Overall, housing costs are slightly lower than the national average. Groceries and utilities are also generally cheaper than other areas in this part of Maryland. The cost of transportation can vary depending on how far you need to travel but overall it tends to be quite reasonable. In addition, there are several nearby attractions such as parks, shopping centers, and restaurants that offer a variety of activities for residents at an affordable price.
   Cost of living score
     CategoriesKetteringMarylandUnited States
  120.8111.8100.0
  108.1105.2100
  87.284.2100.0
  142.3124.1100.0
  $419,200$388,100$338,100
  108.8%105.6%100.0%
  148.9119.3100.0
  117.7112.5100.0

   100=National Average

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