Swanton 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.
IndexSwantonMarylandNational
Cost of living index104115100
IndexSwantonMarylandNational
Goods & Services index11191100
Groceries index95112100
Health care index9688100
Housing indexn/a154100
Transportation index107108100
Utilities index9399100

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  • The cost of living in Swanton is 9% lower than the Maryland average.
  • The cost of living in Swanton is 4% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Swanton is equal to 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$0$0$0$0
Renters$0$0$0$0

Maryland Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Maryland6%6%

Maryland Income Tax

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

Goods & Services

ItemSwantonNational avg.Difference
Haircut $12.75$14.5912.6%
Beauty Salon $31.18$34.6810.1%
Toothpaste $2.60$2.475.1%
Shampoo $1.20$1.0217.4%
Movie $10.00$9.871.3%
Bowling $3.75$4.3914.6%

Groceries

ItemSwantonNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $4.03$4.4810.0%
Fried Chicken $1.28$1.4612.6%
Milk $2.29$2.362.8%
Potatoes $3.54$3.0615.6%
Pizza $9.18$9.240.7%
Beer $8.76$8.631.5%

Health Care

ItemSwantonNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $88.75$99.7811.1%
Doctor $108.67$105.033.5%
Dentist $74.67$88.7015.8%
Ibuprofen $8.93$9.415.1%
Lipitor $315.71$298.505.8%

Housing

ItemSwantonNational avg.Difference
Home Price $0.00$175,700.00100.0%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,224.16$1,081.0313.2%
Apartment Rent $0.00$920.00100.0%

Transportation

ItemSwantonNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.47$2.0918.0%
Tire Balancing $34.60$45.2923.6%

Utilities

ItemSwantonNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$139.34$170.8018.4%
Phone $30.99$28.269.7%
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.
Gorman, MD351044%
Detmold, MD1921022%
Hutton, MD701044%
Nikep, MD721022%
Luke, MD9181-19%
Swanton, MD491044%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Forbes, ND4976-24%
Rodman, IA4969-31%
Chesapeake, MO4997-3%
Huntley, NE4975-25%
New Holland, SD4974-26%
Swanton, MD491044%
Source: The Swanton, MD cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2015.