Fairmount Heights 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.
IndexFairmount HeightsMarylandNational
Cost of living index117121100
IndexFairmount HeightsMarylandNational
Goods & Services index122108100
Groceries index116119100
Health care index9386100
Housing index120150100
Transportation index108108100
Utilities index116108100
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  • The cost of living in Fairmount Heights is 3% lower than the Maryland average.
  • The cost of living in Fairmount Heights is 17% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Fairmount Heights is 20% higher than the national average.
  • Maryland general sales tax is 18% higher than the national average.
  • Maryland state income tax is 10% lower 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$62,946$5,246$1,469$1,889
      Renters$32,639$2,720$762$979

      Maryland Sales Tax

      StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
      Maryland6%6%

      Maryland Income Tax

      StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
      Maryland2%5.75%

      Goods & Services

      ItemFairmount HeightsNational avg.Difference
      Haircut $23.96$17.4937.0%
      Beauty Salon $63.61$38.1766.6%
      Toothpaste $3.05$2.3231.4%
      Shampoo $1.35$1.0133.4%
      Movie $13.92$10.7229.8%
      Bowling $20.61$13.8648.7%

      Groceries

      ItemFairmount HeightsNational avg.Difference
      Ground Beef $4.49$3.9015.1%
      Fried Chicken $1.76$1.4026.1%
      Milk $2.45$1.9624.9%
      Potatoes $4.51$3.1841.7%
      Pizza $11.06$10.396.4%
      Beer $10.26$9.2311.2%

      Health Care

      ItemFairmount HeightsNational avg.Difference
      Optometrist $79.25$106.3425.5%
      Doctor $109.41$115.255.1%
      Dentist $94.14$98.384.3%
      Ibuprofen $10.29$9.2611.1%
      Lipitor $402.41$466.4713.7%

      Housing

      ItemFairmount HeightsNational avg.Difference
      Home Price $199,400.00$184,700.008.0%
      Avg. Mortgage Payment $3,689.97$1,273.32189.8%
      Apartment Rent $1,408.00$949.0048.4%

      Transportation

      ItemFairmount HeightsNational avg.Difference
      Gasoline $2.82$2.598.8%
      Tire Balancing $53.69$48.909.8%

      Utilities

      ItemFairmount HeightsNational avg.Difference
      All Electricity$214.22$167.6027.8%
      Phone $181.68$163.4211.2%
      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.
      Rose Hill CDP (Lee County), VA70891-9%
      Woodlawn CDP (Carroll County), VA2,24793-7%
      Belle Haven town, VA5621011%
      Cottage City, MD1,2091099%
      Silver Hill, MD4,80211212%
      Fairmount Heights, MD1,56511717%

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      Mount Carroll, IL1,56582-18%
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      Sutton-Alpine, AK1,5641088%
      Fairmount Heights, MD1,56511717%
      Source: The Fairmount Heights, MD cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2019.