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.
A general overview of the cost of living index for Dorneyville, PA is displayed above. In Dorneyville, PA, the overall cost of living index is 112, which is 13% higher than the Pennsylvania average and 12% higher than the U.S. average. The following categories are used to calculate the overall cost of living index: goods/services (33%), housing (30%), groceries (13%), utilities (10%), transportation (9%) and health care (5%). From the list, it is clear that the categories of goods/services and housing are responsible for the largest portions of the overall cost of living index. As a general rule, everyday goods and services provide an accurate measure of the general cost of goods in any given city. In the case of Dorneyville, PA, the city's goods and services are 1% higher than the Pennsylvania average and 2% higher than the U.S. average.
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The cost of living in Dorneyville is 13% higher than the Pennsylvania average.
The cost of living in Dorneyville is 12% higher than the national average.
The cost of housing in Dorneyville is 36% 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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Using the salary calculator lets you compare the salary you earn in Dorneyville, PA to what it is in other cities. It will let you know what your earnings would have to be in another city to have the same standard of living, as determined by the cost of living in each city. For example, if the cost of living in the area you want to move to is higher than the cost of living in Dorneyville, PA, you have to earn a higher income in order to still have the same standard of living. To operate the Dorneyville, PA salary calculator, put in the name of the other city, then move the slider to the point that represents the current income. The salary calculator will take care of the rest and tell you how much more or less you must earn in the new city. A Total breakdown of the cost of living is also provided.
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One can approximate the cost of living and the housing affordability in Dorneyville, PA by the percentage of a person’s income that he or she spends on the monthly housing, otherwise known as the debt-to-income ratio (DTI). To stay on the safe side and keep one’s head above the water, a consumer should never spend more than 28 percent of his or her gross income on housing-related expenses and costs and not more than 36 percent of income on all expenses and debts. Homeowners in Dorneyville, PA have a median income of $90,893. Therefore, the amount that a consumer should spend on housing costs should be no more than $2,121 per month to avoid calamity and poverty. The renters in the city have an income of about $48,170, which would make their monthly maximum allowable rental costs $1,124.
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For those who live in Dorneyville, PA and want to know what the true cost of living is, they ought to look at both the Pennsylvania income tax rate and the Pennsylvania sales tax rate. By sales tax, we mean the taxes that are included whenever a person is purchasing any goods or services. The amount that is taxed depends upon the particular state, where some states have a sales tax of zero percent while others can have a tax higher than seven percent. In Pennsylvania, the sales tax is 6%, while the most you'll pay in surtax is 8%. There is also income tax to consider, which is based upon the amount of money made in a year. Just like sales tax, income tax depends upon the particular state but also depends upon what tax bracket the person is in. Income tax for the state can be higher than nine percent in some states to zero percent in others. For those that live in Pennsylvania, the income tax rate ranges between 3.07% to 3.07%.
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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.