Mount Wolf 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.
IndexMount WolfPennsylvaniaNational
Cost of living index94100100
IndexMount WolfPennsylvaniaNational
Goods & Services index10099100
Groceries index97102100
Health care index9090100
Housing index7893100
Transportation index100109100
Utilities index113115100

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  • The cost of living in Mount Wolf is 6% lower than the Pennsylvania average.
  • The cost of living in Mount Wolf is 6% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Mount Wolf is 22% 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$65,962$5,497$1,539$1,979
Renters$40,795$3,400$952$1,224

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

ItemMount WolfNational avg.Difference
Haircut $13.00$15.5616.5%
Beauty Salon $30.83$36.1114.6%
Toothpaste $2.25$2.479.0%
Shampoo $0.98$0.961.9%
Movie $9.11$10.1310.0%
Bowling $4.30$4.749.1%

Groceries

ItemMount WolfNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $4.32$3.988.5%
Fried Chicken $1.46$1.413.8%
Milk $1.89$2.068.3%
Potatoes $3.49$2.9816.9%
Pizza $6.99$9.4726.2%
Beer $10.94$8.7924.4%

Health Care

ItemMount WolfNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $88.69$101.0412.2%
Doctor $92.98$107.4413.5%
Dentist $77.23$90.4214.6%
Ibuprofen $8.75$9.285.7%
Lipitor $437.76$426.502.6%

Housing

ItemMount WolfNational avg.Difference
Home Price $127,000.00$175,700.0027.7%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,023.97$1,133.239.6%
Apartment Rent $845.00$920.008.2%

Transportation

ItemMount WolfNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.13$1.997.0%
Tire Balancing $38.58$45.7615.7%

Utilities

ItemMount WolfNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$170.91$163.814.3%
Phone $35.44$28.3924.9%
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.
Messiah College, PA2,3051011%
New Market, PA54686-14%
Oberlin, PA46787-13%
York, PA43,81787-13%
New Salem, PA36688-12%
Mount Wolf, PA1,64894-6%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Rapids, NY1,64884-16%
Kettleman City, CA1,64894-6%
Macedon, NY1,64895-5%
Sunrise Lake, PA1,64897-3%
Cuba, NY1,64879-21%
Mount Wolf, PA1,64894-6%
Source: The Mount Wolf, PA cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2016.