Zip 17036 (Hummelstown, PA) Cost of Living


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Hummelstown cost of living score
89.8
Less expensive
10.2% lower
than the US average
5.1% lower
than the Pennsylvania average
Hummelstown (zip 17036), Pennsylvania gets a BestPlaces Cost of Living score of 89.8, which means the total cost of housing, food, childcare, transportation, healthcare, taxes, and other necessities is 10.2% lower than the U.S. average and 5.1% higher than the average for Pennsylvania.

Zip 17036 (Hummelstown, PA)

Housing costs in Hummelstown?
A typical home costs $305,800, which is 9.6% less expensive than the national average of $338,100 and 25.9% more expensive than the average Pennsylvania home, at $242,800. Renting a two-bedroom unit in Hummelstown costs $1,440 per month, which is 0.7% more than the national average of $1,430 and 16.0% more than the state average of $1,210.

Can I afford Hummelstown?
To live comfortably in Hummelstown (zip 17036), Pennsylvania, a minimum annual income of $58,680 for a family, and $45,600 for a single person is recommended.

What does A.I. say about Hummelstown?
The cost of living in 17036 Hummelstown, PA is slightly higher than the US average. Its cost of living index is at 109, meaning it is 9% higher than the national average. Housing costs in particular are quite high, with a median home price of around $265,000. This can be offset by relatively low taxes compared to other parts of Pennsylvania. Furthermore, there are plenty of amenities available at reasonable prices that make life in Hummelstown comfortable and enjoyable.
   Cost of living score
     CategoriesHummelstownPennsylvaniaUnited States
  89.894.6100.0
  105.3100.3100
  109.4101.1100.0
  96.680.5100.0
  $305,800$242,800$338,100
  100.6%98.2%100.0%
  89.4104.0100.0
  127.7101.5100.0

   100=National Average

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