St. George Island 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.
IndexSt. George IslandMarylandNational
Cost of living index210120100
IndexSt. George IslandMarylandNational
Goods & Services index113104100
Groceries index106113100
Health care index10792100
Housing index445154100
Transportation index114106100
Utilities index102103100

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  • The cost of living in St. George Island is 75% higher than the Maryland average.
  • The cost of living in St. George Island is 110% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in St. George Island is 345% 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$250,001$20,833$5,833$7,501
Renters$63,839$5,320$1,489$1,915

Maryland Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Maryland6%6%

Maryland Income Tax

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

Goods & Services

ItemSt. George IslandNational avg.Difference
Haircut $21.06$15.5635.3%
Beauty Salon $68.19$36.1188.9%
Toothpaste $2.99$2.4720.9%
Shampoo $1.19$0.9623.0%
Movie $12.77$10.1326.1%
Bowling $5.45$4.7415.1%

Groceries

ItemSt. George IslandNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $3.75$3.985.9%
Fried Chicken $1.68$1.4119.4%
Milk $2.31$2.0612.1%
Potatoes $3.06$2.982.5%
Pizza $8.99$9.475.1%
Beer $9.89$8.7912.5%

Health Care

ItemSt. George IslandNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $96.58$101.044.4%
Doctor $119.88$107.4411.6%
Dentist $99.36$90.429.9%
Ibuprofen $9.73$9.284.8%
Lipitor $426.15$426.500.1%

Housing

ItemSt. George IslandNational avg.Difference
Home Price $781,300.00$175,700.00344.7%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $2,535.22$1,133.23123.7%
Apartment Rent $0.00$920.00100.0%

Transportation

ItemSt. George IslandNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.19$1.999.8%
Tire Balancing $57.10$45.7624.8%

Utilities

ItemSt. George IslandNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$141.21$163.8113.8%
Phone $34.95$28.3923.1%
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.
Lexington Park, MD12,51611717%
Drum Point, MD2,94712323%
Piney Point, MD78012424%
California, MD12,13212424%
Leonardtown, MD3,26212929%
St. George Island, MD302210110%

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City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Conway, MI30276-24%
Blue, OK30274-26%
Seama, NM30283-17%
Birch Hill, WI30277-23%
Fountain N' Lakes, MO30283-17%
St. George Island, MD302210110%
Source: The St. George Island, MD cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2016.