Highland Beach 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.
IndexHighland BeachMarylandNational
Cost of living index160120100
IndexHighland BeachMarylandNational
Goods & Services index104104100
Groceries index113113100
Health care index9092100
Housing index290154100
Transportation index104106100
Utilities index105103100

Did you know?

  • The cost of living in Highland Beach is 34% higher than the Maryland average.
  • The cost of living in Highland Beach is 60% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Highland Beach is 190% higher than the national average.
  • Maryland general sales tax is 18% higher than the national average.
  • Maryland state income tax is 10% lower than the national average.

Find Real Estate Listings In Highland Beach

Location
Price
Bedrooms
Bathrooms
 

New Real Estate Listings In Highland Beach

Compare Highland Beach, MD Cost of living To Other Cities

Salary Calculator

This is how much you would need to earn in
Price difference in compared to
Cost of living index
Goods & Services index
Groceries index
Health care index
Housing index
Transportation index
Utilities index

Median Income & Debt-To-Income Ratio

Median IncomePer YearPer MonthMax Budget (28% DTI)Max Budget (36% DTI)
Owners$159,375$13,281$3,719$4,782
Renters$0$0$0$0

Maryland Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Maryland6%6%

Maryland Income Tax

StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
Maryland2%5.75%

Goods & Services

ItemHighland BeachNational avg.Difference
Haircut $19.22$15.5623.5%
Beauty Salon $55.47$36.1153.6%
Toothpaste $2.46$2.470.6%
Shampoo $1.00$0.964.0%
Movie $11.17$10.1310.3%
Bowling $5.30$4.7411.9%

Groceries

ItemHighland BeachNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $4.46$3.9811.9%
Fried Chicken $1.78$1.4126.7%
Milk $2.52$2.0622.1%
Potatoes $3.77$2.9826.4%
Pizza $9.91$9.474.6%
Beer $9.57$8.798.9%

Health Care

ItemHighland BeachNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $70.89$101.0429.8%
Doctor $85.25$107.4420.7%
Dentist $79.83$90.4211.7%
Ibuprofen $9.99$9.287.7%
Lipitor $435.17$426.502.0%

Housing

ItemHighland BeachNational avg.Difference
Home Price $508,900.00$175,700.00189.6%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,577.31$1,133.2339.2%
Apartment Rent $0.00$920.00100.0%

Transportation

ItemHighland BeachNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.05$1.992.9%
Tire Balancing $48.35$45.765.7%

Utilities

ItemHighland BeachNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$177.91$163.818.6%
Phone $28.67$28.391.0%
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.
Rock Hall, MD1,3771066%
Grasonville, MD3,37911616%
Pasadena, MD25,03012121%
Shady Side, MD6,55013030%
Marlboro Meadows, MD3,57713131%
Highland Beach, MD10316060%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Joppa, AL10385-15%
Longville, MN10390-10%
Clarysville, MD10396-4%
Hillsboro, NM10396-4%
Stockholm, SD10379-21%
Highland Beach, MD10316060%
Source: The Highland Beach, MD cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2016.