McKnightstown 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 index10299100
Goods & Services index9998100
Groceries index99103100
Health care index8894100
Housing indexn/a91100
Transportation index106109100
Utilities index119111100
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  • The cost of living in McKnightstown is 4% higher than the Pennsylvania average.
  • The cost of living in McKnightstown is 2% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in McKnightstown is equal to 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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Goods & Services

ItemMcKnightstownNational avg.Difference
Haircut $16.50$17.495.7%
Beauty Salon $23.12$38.1739.4%
Toothpaste $2.51$2.328.3%
Shampoo $0.88$1.0113.0%
Movie $9.90$10.727.7%
Bowling $3.77$13.8672.8%


ItemMcKnightstownNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $3.73$3.904.3%
Fried Chicken $1.42$1.401.9%
Milk $2.10$1.966.8%
Potatoes $2.93$3.188.1%
Pizza $8.98$10.3913.6%
Beer $10.01$9.238.5%

Health Care

ItemMcKnightstownNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $51.78$106.3451.3%
Doctor $89.29$115.2522.5%
Dentist $82.49$98.3816.2%
Ibuprofen $9.65$9.264.1%
Lipitor $421.47$466.479.6%


ItemMcKnightstownNational avg.Difference
Home Price $0.00$184,700.00100.0%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,171.73$1,273.328.0%
Apartment Rent $0.00$949.00100.0%


ItemMcKnightstownNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.45$2.595.4%
Tire Balancing $46.10$48.905.7%


ItemMcKnightstownNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$210.15$167.6025.4%
Phone $31.90$163.4280.5%
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.
Flora Dale, PA271022%
Cashtown, PA2221022%
Gardners, PA1851022%
Table Rock, PA721022%
Heidlersburg, PA75585-15%
McKnightstown, PA1511022%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Conception Junction, MO15185-15%
Harmon, IL15182-18%
Melrose, OH15182-18%
Rudyard, MT15181-19%
Crystal Beach, AZ15183-17%
McKnightstown, PA1511022%
Source: The McKnightstown, PA cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2019.
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