Delaware Water Gap 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.
IndexDelaware Water GapPennsylvaniaNational
Cost of living index113102100
IndexDelaware Water GapPennsylvaniaNational
Goods & Services index112103100
Groceries index110105100
Health care index11397100
Housing index12293100
Transportation index111112100
Utilities index97112100

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  • The cost of living in Delaware Water Gap is 11% higher than the Pennsylvania average.
  • The cost of living in Delaware Water Gap is 13% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Delaware Water Gap is 22% higher 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$64,167$5,347$1,497$1,925
Renters$33,542$2,795$783$1,006

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

ItemDelaware Water GapNational avg.Difference
Haircut $18.00$14.5923.3%
Beauty Salon $32.75$34.685.6%
Toothpaste $1.99$2.4719.5%
Shampoo $1.08$1.025.7%
Movie $11.70$9.8718.6%
Bowling $4.72$4.397.5%

Groceries

ItemDelaware Water GapNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $4.44$4.480.8%
Fried Chicken $1.97$1.4634.6%
Milk $2.57$2.369.1%
Potatoes $3.39$3.0610.7%
Pizza $8.00$9.2413.4%
Beer $8.79$8.631.8%

Health Care

ItemDelaware Water GapNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $102.25$99.782.5%
Doctor $86.25$105.0317.9%
Dentist $119.50$88.7034.7%
Ibuprofen $10.32$9.419.6%
Lipitor $351.24$298.5017.7%

Housing

ItemDelaware Water GapNational avg.Difference
Home Price $216,300.00$175,700.0023.1%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,607.16$1,081.0348.7%
Apartment Rent $1,109.00$920.0020.5%

Transportation

ItemDelaware Water GapNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.17$2.093.7%
Tire Balancing $58.80$45.2929.8%

Utilities

ItemDelaware Water GapNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$155.83$170.808.8%
Phone $29.75$28.265.3%
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.
Bridgeville, NJ991099%
Delaware, NJ861099%
Port Murray, NJ901099%
Mountainhome, PA1,06099-1%
Saylorsburg, PA616100-0%
Delaware Water Gap, PA70411313%

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Delaware Water Gap, PA70411313%
Source: The Delaware Water Gap, PA cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2015.