Bear Creek Village 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.
IndexBear Creek VillagePennsylvaniaNational
Cost of living index122100100
IndexBear Creek VillagePennsylvaniaNational
Goods & Services index96100100
Groceries index103105100
Health care index7792100
Housing index17491100
Transportation index105108100
Utilities index107111100
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  • The cost of living in Bear Creek Village is 22% higher than the Pennsylvania average.
  • The cost of living in Bear Creek Village is 22% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Bear Creek Village is 74% 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$123,000$10,250$2,870$3,690
Renters$123,750$10,313$2,887$3,713

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

ItemBear Creek VillageNational avg.Difference
Haircut $15.44$16.094.0%
Beauty Salon $27.71$37.3325.8%
Toothpaste $2.21$2.459.8%
Shampoo $0.87$1.0013.0%
Movie $10.39$10.281.0%
Bowling $3.60$4.9327.0%

Groceries

ItemBear Creek VillageNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $3.88$3.802.1%
Fried Chicken $1.44$1.403.3%
Milk $1.92$2.014.2%
Potatoes $3.28$3.019.1%
Pizza $9.02$9.898.7%
Beer $9.53$8.907.1%

Health Care

ItemBear Creek VillageNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $73.22$102.1628.3%
Doctor $65.00$108.3640.0%
Dentist $67.81$92.5326.7%
Ibuprofen $9.31$9.280.3%
Lipitor $418.18$425.821.8%

Housing

ItemBear Creek VillageNational avg.Difference
Home Price $345,500.00$184,700.0087.1%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,052.18$1,202.4412.5%
Apartment Rent $1,375.00$949.0044.9%

Transportation

ItemBear Creek VillageNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.53$2.2412.5%
Tire Balancing $41.44$46.2910.5%

Utilities

ItemBear Creek VillageNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$179.36$165.968.1%
Phone $30.79$28.687.3%
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.

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Eagle Lake, PA01022%
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Edwardsville, PA4,75385-15%
Bear Creek Village, PA30712222%

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Bear Creek Village, PA30712222%
Source: The Bear Creek Village, PA cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2017.