Waverly 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.
IndexWaverlyPennsylvaniaNational
Cost of living index123102100
IndexWaverlyPennsylvaniaNational
Goods & Services index100103100
Groceries index104105100
Health care index11297100
Housing index16993100
Transportation index123112100
Utilities index91112100

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  • The cost of living in Waverly is 21% higher than the Pennsylvania average.
  • The cost of living in Waverly is 23% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Waverly is 69% 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$72,250$6,021$1,686$2,168
Renters$106,250$8,854$2,479$3,188

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

ItemWaverlyNational avg.Difference
Haircut $15.75$14.597.9%
Beauty Salon $34.25$34.681.2%
Toothpaste $3.08$2.4724.5%
Shampoo $1.51$1.0247.7%
Movie $10.50$9.876.4%
Bowling $4.00$4.398.9%

Groceries

ItemWaverlyNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $4.41$4.481.5%
Fried Chicken $1.62$1.4610.7%
Milk $1.90$2.3619.4%
Potatoes $3.24$3.065.8%
Pizza $8.00$9.2413.4%
Beer $9.59$8.6311.1%

Health Care

ItemWaverlyNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $109.00$99.789.2%
Doctor $143.69$105.0336.8%
Dentist $87.00$88.701.9%
Ibuprofen $9.48$9.410.7%
Lipitor $320.90$298.507.5%

Housing

ItemWaverlyNational avg.Difference
Home Price $296,900.00$175,700.0069.0%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,281.68$1,081.0318.6%
Apartment Rent $0.00$920.00100.0%

Transportation

ItemWaverlyNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.63$2.0926.0%
Tire Balancing $51.93$45.2914.7%

Utilities

ItemWaverlyNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$179.24$170.804.9%
Phone $19.99$28.2629.3%
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.
Carbondale, PA8,84389-11%
Pittston, PA7,70293-7%
Forest City, PA2,06890-10%
Avoca, PA2,66395-5%
Dupont, PA2,70895-5%
Waverly, PA52912323%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Paragonah, UT52991-9%
Old Forge, NY52911515%
East Williston, FL52980-20%
Redwood, NY52991-9%
North Hampton, OH52996-4%
Waverly, PA52912323%
Source: The Waverly, PA cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2015.