Bolivar 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.
IndexBolivarPennsylvaniaNational
Cost of living index86102100
IndexBolivarPennsylvaniaNational
Goods & Services index99103100
Groceries index104105100
Health care index9897100
Housing index4993100
Transportation index111112100
Utilities index107112100

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  • The cost of living in Bolivar is 15% lower than the Pennsylvania average.
  • The cost of living in Bolivar is 14% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Bolivar is 51% lower than 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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Median Income & Debt-To-Income Ratio

Median IncomePer YearPer MonthMax Budget (28% DTI)Max Budget (36% DTI)
Owners$46,875$3,906$1,094$1,406
Renters$65,000$5,417$1,517$1,950

Pennsylvania Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Pennsylvania6%8%

Pennsylvania Income Tax

StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
Pennsylvania3.07%3.07%

Goods & Services

ItemBolivarNational avg.Difference
Haircut $13.03$14.5910.7%
Beauty Salon $34.66$34.680.1%
Toothpaste $2.99$2.4720.9%
Shampoo $0.99$1.023.1%
Movie $8.75$9.8711.3%
Bowling $3.75$4.3914.6%

Groceries

ItemBolivarNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $5.99$4.4833.8%
Fried Chicken $1.89$1.4629.1%
Milk $3.87$2.3664.2%
Potatoes $3.99$3.0630.3%
Pizza $7.85$9.2415.1%
Beer $10.47$8.6321.3%

Health Care

ItemBolivarNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $79.30$99.7820.5%
Doctor $80.00$105.0323.8%
Dentist $98.38$88.7010.9%
Ibuprofen $9.79$9.414.0%
Lipitor $320.18$298.507.3%

Housing

ItemBolivarNational avg.Difference
Home Price $76,100.00$175,700.0056.7%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $825.80$1,081.0323.6%
Apartment Rent $563.00$920.0038.8%

Transportation

ItemBolivarNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.39$2.0914.2%
Tire Balancing $45.80$45.291.1%

Utilities

ItemBolivarNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$165.62$170.803.0%
Phone $34.18$28.2621.0%
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.
University of Pittsburgh Johnstown, PA1,3961033%
St. Vincent College, PA1,2991033%
Graceton, PA23880-20%
Johnstown, PA20,57682-18%
Dale, PA1,21382-18%
Bolivar, PA43186-14%

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Condon, MT43199-1%
Searchlight, NV43188-12%
Kennedy, AL43175-25%
Ranshaw, PA43180-20%
Chicopee, KS43182-18%
Bolivar, PA43186-14%
Source: The Bolivar, PA cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2015.