Arcadia University cost of living index

In the event that the cost of living data was unavailable for this city, estimates based upon nearby cities were used. Each cost of living index is based on a national average of 100. If the amount is below 100, it is lower than the national average. If the amount is above 100, it is higher than the national average.
IndexArcadia UniversityPennsylvaniaNational
Cost of living index115102100
IndexArcadia UniversityPennsylvaniaNational
Goods & Services index115103100
Groceries index117105100
Health care index9997100
Housing indexn/a93100
Transportation index117112100
Utilities index121112100

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  • The cost of living in Arcadia University is 13% higher than the Pennsylvania average.
  • The cost of living in Arcadia University is 15% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Arcadia University is equal to the national average.
  • Pennsylvania general sales tax is 18% higher than the national average.
  • Pennsylvania state income tax is 38% higher than the national average.

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Goods & Services

ItemArcadia UniversityNational avg.Difference
Haircut $17.50$14.5919.9%
Beauty Salon $52.00$34.6849.9%
Toothpaste $2.36$2.474.6%
Shampoo $0.99$1.023.1%
Movie $10.75$9.878.9%
Bowling $5.04$4.3914.8%


ItemArcadia UniversityNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $4.74$4.485.9%
Fried Chicken $1.69$1.4615.4%
Milk $2.25$2.364.5%
Potatoes $3.49$3.0614.0%
Pizza $10.74$9.2416.2%
Beer $8.39$8.632.8%

Health Care

ItemArcadia UniversityNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $106.00$99.786.2%
Doctor $118.75$105.0313.1%
Dentist $95.00$88.707.1%
Ibuprofen $9.89$9.415.1%
Lipitor $200.00$298.5033.0%


ItemArcadia UniversityNational avg.Difference
Home Price $0.00$175,700.00100.0%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,419.25$1,081.0331.3%
Apartment Rent $0.00$920.00100.0%


ItemArcadia UniversityNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.46$2.0917.6%
Tire Balancing $52.00$45.2914.8%


ItemArcadia UniversityNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$186.98$170.809.5%
Phone $38.50$28.2636.3%
Although the cost of living data is updated regularly, this cost of living information is to be used as estimates only as prices can change on an ongoing basis.

Nearby cities with low cost of living

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Tavistock, NJ911515%
Prospect Park, PA28894-6%
Audubon Park, NJ1,05196-4%
Camden, NJ77,294100-0%
Eagleville, PA2921000%
Arcadia University, PA62311515%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Cold Springs, CA62311717%
Burlington, IL6231022%
Gibson, GA62377-23%
Russellville, OH62382-18%
Plainview, AR62382-18%
Arcadia University, PA62311515%
Source: The Arcadia University, PA cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2015.