Allison 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.
IndexAllisonPennsylvaniaNational
Cost of living index7699100
IndexAllisonPennsylvaniaNational
Goods & Services index10098100
Groceries index91103100
Health care index8894100
Housing index3491100
Transportation index87109100
Utilities index89111100
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  • The cost of living in Allison is 23% lower than the Pennsylvania average.
  • The cost of living in Allison is 24% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Allison is 66% lower 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$0$0$0$0
      Renters$16,313$1,359$381$489

      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

      ItemAllisonNational avg.Difference
      Haircut $15.62$17.4910.7%
      Beauty Salon $33.53$38.1712.2%
      Toothpaste $2.22$2.324.3%
      Shampoo $1.17$1.0115.6%
      Movie $12.53$10.7216.8%
      Bowling $13.33$13.863.8%

      Groceries

      ItemAllisonNational avg.Difference
      Ground Beef $4.23$3.908.5%
      Fried Chicken $1.34$1.404.0%
      Milk $1.53$1.9622.0%
      Potatoes $2.70$3.1815.2%
      Pizza $9.85$10.395.2%
      Beer $8.85$9.234.1%

      Health Care

      ItemAllisonNational avg.Difference
      Optometrist $99.07$106.346.8%
      Doctor $90.46$115.2521.5%
      Dentist $89.59$98.388.9%
      Ibuprofen $8.20$9.2611.5%
      Lipitor $434.57$466.476.8%

      Housing

      ItemAllisonNational avg.Difference
      Home Price $62,500.00$184,700.0066.2%
      Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,194.88$1,273.326.2%
      Apartment Rent $0.00$949.00100.0%

      Transportation

      ItemAllisonNational avg.Difference
      Gasoline $2.46$2.595.0%
      Tire Balancing $36.67$48.9025.0%

      Utilities

      ItemAllisonNational avg.Difference
      All Electricity$139.66$167.6016.7%
      Phone $174.84$163.427.0%
      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.
      Naomi, PA421022%
      Buffington, PA34994-6%
      Edenborn, PA26494-6%
      Ronco, PA12568-32%
      Marianna, PA48273-27%
      Allison, PA54676-24%

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      Source: The Allison, PA cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2019.