Joffre 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.
IndexJoffrePennsylvaniaNational
Cost of living index87102100
IndexJoffrePennsylvaniaNational
Goods & Services index97103100
Groceries index100105100
Health care index9597100
Housing index5093100
Transportation index120112100
Utilities index108112100

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  • The cost of living in Joffre is 15% lower than the Pennsylvania average.
  • The cost of living in Joffre is 13% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Joffre is 50% 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$42,857$3,571$1,000$1,286
Renters$45,139$3,762$1,053$1,354

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

ItemJoffreNational avg.Difference
Haircut $13.25$14.599.2%
Beauty Salon $37.49$34.688.1%
Toothpaste $1.74$2.4729.6%
Shampoo $0.99$1.023.1%
Movie $8.65$9.8712.3%
Bowling $3.95$4.3910.1%

Groceries

ItemJoffreNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $4.89$4.489.2%
Fried Chicken $1.72$1.4617.5%
Milk $2.04$2.3613.4%
Potatoes $3.49$3.0614.0%
Pizza $8.70$9.245.9%
Beer $9.99$8.6315.7%

Health Care

ItemJoffreNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $87.00$99.7812.8%
Doctor $89.83$105.0314.5%
Dentist $82.00$88.707.6%
Ibuprofen $9.92$9.415.4%
Lipitor $325.87$298.509.2%

Housing

ItemJoffreNational avg.Difference
Home Price $87,100.00$175,700.0050.4%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $963.99$1,081.0310.8%
Apartment Rent $480.00$920.0047.8%

Transportation

ItemJoffreNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.56$2.0922.4%
Tire Balancing $51.54$45.2913.8%

Utilities

ItemJoffreNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$200.47$170.8017.4%
Phone $26.50$28.266.2%
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.
Westland, PA881022%
Enlow, PA1,04082-18%
Pottery Addition, OH31682-18%
Stratton, OH24882-18%
Southview, PA11183-17%
Joffre, PA65987-13%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Ladonia, TX65974-26%
Lyndon Station, WI65992-8%
Saxton, PA65987-13%
Newfield Hamlet, NY65991-9%
Harmony, IN65987-13%
Joffre, PA65987-13%
Source: The Joffre, PA cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2015.