Zip 19543 (Morgantown, PA) Cost of Living


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United States / Pennsylvania / Reading Metro Area / Berks County / No City / Morgantown (zip 19543)

Morgantown cost of living score
94
Less expensive
6.0% lower
than the US average
0.6% lower
than the Pennsylvania average
Morgantown (zip 19543), Pennsylvania gets a BestPlaces Cost of Living score of 94, which means the total cost of housing, food, childcare, transportation, healthcare, taxes, and other necessities is 6.0% lower than the U.S. average and 0.6% higher than the average for Pennsylvania.

Zip 19543 (Morgantown, PA)

Housing costs in Morgantown?
A typical home costs $366,100, which is 8.3% more expensive than the national average of $338,100 and 50.8% more expensive than the average Pennsylvania home, at $242,800. Renting a two-bedroom unit in Morgantown costs $1,170 per month, which is 18.2% cheaper than the national average of $1,430 and 3.4% cheaper than the state average of $1,210.

Can I afford Morgantown?
To live comfortably in Morgantown (zip 19543), Pennsylvania, a minimum annual income of $70,200 for a family, and $36,800 for a single person is recommended.

What does A.I. say about Morgantown?
The cost of living in 19543 Morgantown, PA is relatively affordable. According to bestplaces.net, the cost of living index is 86.7, which is 14.3% lower than the U.S average. The median home price in the area is $171,500, a 7.4% decrease from last year making it a great place for people looking to buy or rent a home on a budget. Additionally, groceries and utilities are both cheaper than the national average. This makes 19543 Morgantown an ideal location for those who want to live in Pennsylvania while keeping their cost of living low.
   Cost of living score
     CategoriesMorgantownPennsylvaniaUnited States
  94.094.6100.0
  105.9100.3100
  115.3101.1100.0
  111.980.5100.0
  $366,100$242,800$338,100
  100.9%98.2%100.0%
  103.2104.0100.0
  109.2101.5100.0

   100=National Average

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