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Maryland Cost of Living (MD)

The cost of living in Maryland (MD) is higher than the nationwide average. The average yearly pay in Maryland is $54,052.00, which is higher than the U.S. average annual salary by $4,244.00. The consumer price index (CPI) of 256 in Maryland is 9.87% higher than the U.S. city average CPI of 233. The sales tax is 6.00%.

The CPI calculation is based on a statistical model that takes into account some of the major personal consumption categories such as healthcare, transportation, housing, education and food, in addition to the average Maryland annual salary, sales tax rates and the regional consumer price index.


Maryland Consumer Price Index (CPI):
CPI
Maryland
256
U.S. City Average
233
Average Annual Pay:
U.S. Dollars
Maryland
$54,052
U.S. City Average
$49,808
Consumption Categories in Maryland versus National Average:
Category Percentage Versus National Average
Education -0.24%
0.48%
0%
Healthcare 9.93%
0%
19.65%
Groceries -0.49%
0.97%
0%
Rent 39.26%
0%
77.71%
Mortgage 45.93%
0%
90.91%
Electricity 12.11%
0%
23.97%
Gasoline 1.08%
0%
2.14%


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