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Pennsylvania Cost of Living (PA)

The cost of living in Pennsylvania (PA) is lower than the nationwide average. The average yearly pay in Pennsylvania is $49,077.00, which is lower than the U.S. average annual salary by $731.00. The consumer price index (CPI) of 232 in Pennsylvania is 0.43% lower 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 Pennsylvania annual salary, sales tax rates and the regional consumer price index.


Pennsylvania Consumer Price Index (CPI):
CPI
Pennsylvania
232
U.S. City Average
233
Average Annual Pay:
U.S. Dollars
Pennsylvania
$49,077
U.S. City Average
$49,808
Consumption Categories in Pennsylvania versus National Average:
Category Percentage Versus National Average
Education 50.98%
0%
90.91%
Healthcare 13.43%
0%
23.95%
Groceries 1.73%
0%
3.08%
Rent -7.36%
13.12%
0%
Mortgage -11.23%
20.03%
0%
Electricity 0.95%
0%
1.69%
Gasoline 3.48%
0%
6.21%
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