Laurys Station 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.
IndexLaurys StationPennsylvaniaNational
Cost of living index117100100
IndexLaurys StationPennsylvaniaNational
Goods & Services index9999100
Groceries index103102100
Health care index7590100
Housing index15093100
Transportation index113109100
Utilities index118115100

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  • The cost of living in Laurys Station is 17% higher than the Pennsylvania average.
  • The cost of living in Laurys Station is 17% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Laurys Station is 50% 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$89,423$7,452$2,086$2,683
Renters$0$0$0$0

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

ItemLaurys StationNational avg.Difference
Haircut $14.94$15.564.0%
Beauty Salon $28.92$36.1119.9%
Toothpaste $2.50$2.471.0%
Shampoo $0.97$0.960.5%
Movie $9.89$10.132.4%
Bowling $5.20$4.749.8%

Groceries

ItemLaurys StationNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $3.68$3.987.7%
Fried Chicken $1.40$1.410.7%
Milk $1.77$2.0614.2%
Potatoes $3.22$2.988.1%
Pizza $8.94$9.475.6%
Beer $9.21$8.794.8%

Health Care

ItemLaurys StationNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $69.07$101.0431.6%
Doctor $65.78$107.4438.8%
Dentist $59.17$90.4234.6%
Ibuprofen $9.00$9.283.0%
Lipitor $436.05$426.502.2%

Housing

ItemLaurys StationNational avg.Difference
Home Price $263,400.00$175,700.0049.9%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,147.79$1,133.231.3%
Apartment Rent $0.00$920.00100.0%

Transportation

ItemLaurys StationNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.20$1.9910.2%
Tire Balancing $55.18$45.7620.6%

Utilities

ItemLaurys StationNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$194.54$163.8118.8%
Phone $33.24$28.3917.1%
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.
DeSales University, PA86311313%
Kutztown University, PA2,01611313%
Nesquehoning, PA3,32190-10%
Weissport, PA40591-9%
Parryville, PA60492-8%
Laurys Station, PA1,23611717%

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Daniel, UT1,23611515%
Ogden Dunes, IN1,23612727%
Theresa, WI1,23694-6%
Waverly, IL1,23780-20%
New Windsor, MD1,23711212%
Laurys Station, PA1,23611717%
Source: The Laurys Station, PA cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2016.