Point of Rocks 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.
IndexPoint of RocksMarylandNational
Cost of living index122115100
IndexPoint of RocksMarylandNational
Goods & Services index9291100
Groceries index113112100
Health care index8688100
Housing index175154100
Transportation index108108100
Utilities index10199100

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  • The cost of living in Point of Rocks is 6% higher than the Maryland average.
  • The cost of living in Point of Rocks is 22% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Point of Rocks is 75% 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.

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Median Income & Debt-To-Income Ratio

Median IncomePer YearPer MonthMax Budget (28% DTI)Max Budget (36% DTI)
Owners$111,442$9,287$2,600$3,344
Renters$20,278$1,690$473$608

Maryland Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Maryland6%6%

Maryland Income Tax

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

Goods & Services

ItemPoint of RocksNational avg.Difference
Haircut $15.75$14.597.9%
Beauty Salon $47.00$34.6835.5%
Toothpaste $2.18$2.4711.9%
Shampoo $0.99$1.023.1%
Movie $11.94$9.8721.0%
Bowling $5.30$4.3920.7%

Groceries

ItemPoint of RocksNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $2.99$4.4833.2%
Fried Chicken $1.59$1.468.6%
Milk $2.65$2.3612.4%
Potatoes $3.69$3.0620.5%
Pizza $8.00$9.2413.4%
Beer $8.59$8.630.5%

Health Care

ItemPoint of RocksNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $71.67$99.7828.2%
Doctor $64.00$105.0339.1%
Dentist $81.75$88.707.8%
Ibuprofen $10.83$9.4115.1%
Lipitor $293.64$298.501.6%

Housing

ItemPoint of RocksNational avg.Difference
Home Price $295,300.00$175,700.0068.1%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $2,313.93$1,081.03114.0%
Apartment Rent $1,771.00$920.0092.5%

Transportation

ItemPoint of RocksNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.28$2.099.0%
Tire Balancing $48.00$45.296.0%

Utilities

ItemPoint of RocksNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$178.68$170.804.6%
Phone $26.86$28.264.9%
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.
Trego-Rohrersville Station, MD861022%
Eakles Mill, MD01022%
Brownsville, MD3091022%
Yarrowsburg, MD141022%
Gapland, MD781022%
Point of Rocks, MD1,70012222%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Marcellus, NY1,70098-2%
Nescopeck, PA1,70089-11%
Centreville, MI1,70081-19%
Laughlin AFB, TX1,7001044%
Shelburne Falls, MA1,6991055%
Point of Rocks, MD1,70012222%
Source: The Point of Rocks, MD cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2015.