Cheswold 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.
Cost of living index99114100
Goods & Services index112116100
Groceries index114121100
Health care index91100100
Housing index77121100
Transportation index103104100
Utilities index10293100
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  • The cost of living in Cheswold is 13% lower than the Delaware average.
  • The cost of living in Cheswold is 1% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Cheswold is 23% lower than the national average.
  • Delaware general sales tax is 100% lower than the national average.
  • Delaware state income tax is 1% lower than the national average.

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Goods & Services

ItemCheswoldNational avg.Difference
Haircut $18.00$17.492.9%
Beauty Salon $39.33$38.173.0%
Toothpaste $2.82$2.3221.5%
Shampoo $1.08$1.016.7%
Movie $11.50$10.727.2%
Bowling $15.00$13.868.2%


ItemCheswoldNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $4.19$3.907.4%
Fried Chicken $1.79$1.4028.2%
Milk $2.29$1.9616.7%
Potatoes $3.49$3.189.6%
Pizza $10.00$10.393.8%
Beer $7.99$9.2313.4%

Health Care

ItemCheswoldNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $147.00$106.3438.2%
Doctor $71.00$115.2538.4%
Dentist $88.50$98.3810.0%
Ibuprofen $11.76$9.2627.0%
Lipitor $467.89$466.470.3%


ItemCheswoldNational avg.Difference
Home Price $85,000.00$184,700.0054.0%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,008.90$1,273.3220.8%
Apartment Rent $1,406.00$949.0048.2%


ItemCheswoldNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.46$2.595.2%
Tire Balancing $58.33$48.9019.3%


ItemCheswoldNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$180.55$167.607.7%
Phone $173.76$163.426.3%
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.
Woodside East, DE2,45293-7%
Goldsboro, MD23498-2%
Little Creek, DE20499-1%
Sudlersville, MD42999-1%
Leipsic, DE1451000%
Cheswold, DE1,12399-1%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Faison, NC1,12382-18%
Lumpkin, GA1,12379-21%
Shell Ridge, CA1,123241141%
Randolph AFB, TX1,12312323%
Craig Beach, OH1,12386-14%
Cheswold, DE1,12399-1%
Source: The Cheswold, DE cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2019.
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