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 Paxtonia, PA is displayed above. In Paxtonia, PA, the overall cost of living index is 101, which is 1% higher than the Pennsylvania average and 1% 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 Paxtonia, PA, the city's goods and services are 2% lower than the Pennsylvania average and 1% lower than the U.S. average.
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The cost of living in Paxtonia is 1% higher than the Pennsylvania average.
The cost of living in Paxtonia is 1% higher than the national average.
The cost of housing in Paxtonia is 2% 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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The affordability of the housing market in Paxtonia, PA as well as the overall cost of living can be indicated accurately by what percent of the monthly income is spent on housing related costs. This is konwn as the debt-to-income ratio (DTI). The overall rule of thumb is that no more than 28% of your gross income should ever be used on the overall costs related to housing and no more than 36% of gross income on all expenses and debts. Among Paxtonia, PA homeowners, the median income is $88,596. This indicates that a monthly maximum of $2,067 should be spent by homeowners on all housing related costs. Renters have a median income of $54,413. This indicates that renters should have a maximum of $1,270 used for their rent related monthly costs.
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When assessing the complete cost of living in Paxtonia, PA, the Pennsylvania income tax and the Pennsylvania sales tax percentages should unquestionably be taken into consideration. Sales taxes aren't just levies imposed onto sold goods, but they also include taxes that are charged when services are provided for a fee. The rates are different from state to state and can run has high as 7 percent. Some states have no sales tax at all. The Pennsylvania maximum surtax is 8%, and the Pennsylvania sales tax is 6%. By contrast, income tax is an unfortunate obligation that is charged by the government against earnings. Just like sales taxes, the rates for income taxes differ from state to state. They also decrease or increase according to the individual's tax bracket. Tax rates can run as high as 9 percent, with a minimum of zero. Income tax rates range from 3.07% to 3.07% in Pennsylvania.
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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.