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 index12499100
IndexBear Creek VillagePennsylvaniaNational
Goods & Services index9998100
Groceries index103103100
Health care index9894100
Housing index17491100
Transportation index110109100
Utilities index109111100
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  • The cost of living in Bear Creek Village is 26% higher than the Pennsylvania average.
  • The cost of living in Bear Creek Village is 24% 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 $16.25$17.497.1%
      Beauty Salon $30.50$38.1720.1%
      Toothpaste $1.96$2.3215.6%
      Shampoo $1.09$1.017.7%
      Movie $10.60$10.721.2%
      Bowling $15.33$13.8610.6%

      Groceries

      ItemBear Creek VillageNational avg.Difference
      Ground Beef $3.69$3.905.4%
      Fried Chicken $1.24$1.4011.2%
      Milk $2.01$1.962.4%
      Potatoes $3.39$3.186.5%
      Pizza $9.09$10.3912.5%
      Beer $9.93$9.237.6%

      Health Care

      ItemBear Creek VillageNational avg.Difference
      Optometrist $62.67$106.3441.1%
      Doctor $72.17$115.2537.4%
      Dentist $126.50$98.3828.6%
      Ibuprofen $9.32$9.260.6%
      Lipitor $484.82$466.473.9%

      Housing

      ItemBear Creek VillageNational avg.Difference
      Home Price $345,500.00$184,700.0087.1%
      Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,138.98$1,273.3210.6%
      Apartment Rent $1,375.00$949.0044.9%

      Transportation

      ItemBear Creek VillageNational avg.Difference
      Gasoline $2.89$2.5911.4%
      Tire Balancing $53.80$48.9010.0%

      Utilities

      ItemBear Creek VillageNational avg.Difference
      All Electricity$192.63$167.6014.9%
      Phone $186.24$163.4214.0%
      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.

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      Eagle Lake, PA01022%
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      Bear Creek Village, PA30712424%

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      Bear Creek Village, PA30712424%
      Source: The Bear Creek Village, PA cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2019.