Pocono Mountain Lake Estates 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.
IndexPocono Mountain Lake EstatesPennsylvaniaNational
Cost of living index103100100
IndexPocono Mountain Lake EstatesPennsylvaniaNational
Goods & Services index9999100
Groceries index103102100
Health care index7590100
Housing index10493100
Transportation index113109100
Utilities index118115100

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  • The cost of living in Pocono Mountain Lake Estates is 4% higher than the Pennsylvania average.
  • The cost of living in Pocono Mountain Lake Estates is 3% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Pocono Mountain Lake Estates is 4% 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$75,286$6,274$1,757$2,259
Renters$18,469$1,539$431$554

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

ItemPocono Mountain Lake EstatesNational 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

ItemPocono Mountain Lake EstatesNational 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

ItemPocono Mountain Lake EstatesNational 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

ItemPocono Mountain Lake EstatesNational avg.Difference
Home Price $157,600.00$175,700.0010.3%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,147.79$1,133.231.3%
Apartment Rent $1,265.00$920.0037.5%

Transportation

ItemPocono Mountain Lake EstatesNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.20$1.9910.2%
Tire Balancing $55.18$45.7620.6%

Utilities

ItemPocono Mountain Lake EstatesNational 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.
Eagle Lake, PA01022%
East Side, PA24786-14%
Sugar Notch, PA95388-12%
Ashley, PA2,76588-12%
Plymouth, PA5,90588-12%
Pocono Mountain Lake Estates, PA6051033%

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Middleton, TN60583-17%
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Tacna, AZ60587-13%
Victor, CA60511111%
Pocono Mountain Lake Estates, PA6051033%
Source: The Pocono Mountain Lake Estates, PA cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2016.