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.
An overview of the general cost of living index for East York, PA is displayed above for your reference. Residents in East York, PA enjoy a cost of living index of 99. This index is 1% lower than the Pennsylvania average, and 1% lower than the national average. The following categories are used when determining the cost of living index for any given city: health care (5%), transportation (9%), utilities (10%), groceries (13%), housing (30%), and goods/services (33%). Clearly, housing and goods/services make up the majority of the formula for calculating the cost of living index. Because of this, the general cost of living for any given area can be estimated by looking at the cost of everyday goods in that area. For those living in East York, PA, the average cost of goods and services is 2% lower than it is in Pennsylvania, and it is 1% lower than the national average.
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The cost of living in East York is 1% lower than the Pennsylvania average.
The cost of living in East York is 1% lower than the national average.
The cost of housing in East York is 9% 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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Using the salary calculator lets you compare the salary you earn in East York, 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 East York, PA, you have to earn a higher income in order to still have the same standard of living. To operate the East York, 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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How much of your monthly income goes to housing can tell you whether or not you can afford housing in East York, PA, as well as what the average cost of living is. Generally, a good rule to follow is that the debt-to-income (DTI) level you want to maintain is 28 percent or less of your income on your rent or mortgage payment and not more than 36 percent of income on all expenses and debts. In East York, PA homeowners have a median income of $64,337. Using that number, you will come up with a maximum of $1,501 per month that can be spent on the cost of housing. For those who are renting instead of owning, the median income is $34,297, which means there is a maximum of $800 to be spent on the costs of renting a home or apartment.
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When considering the overall cost of living expenses in East York, PA, it's important to take into account the sales tax for Pennsylvania, as well as the rate for income tax in Pennsylvania. Goods and services sold to consumers in any state have some form of sales tax. Each state has its own tax code, which means that sales tax rates vary from state to state, ranging from over 7% in some states to as low as 0% in others. The maximum surtax for Pennsylvania is 8%, and the sales tax in the state of Pennsylvania is 6%. Alternatively, the tax imposed on your income by the state government is known as income tax. The rate for this tax also varies from state to state, and your rate is affected by your tax bracket, which is determined by your level of income. Income tax rates might be as high as 9%, down to as low as 0%. The range for income tax rates in Pennsylvania starts from 3.07% and goes up 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.