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Overall 10%
Goods & Services 1%
Housing 40%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects 2019 and was released from C2ER in January, 2020; this is the most current data available.
The cost of living index is based on a national average of 100. For example, if the cost of living is 90, then it is 10% lower than average. If the cost of living is 110, then it is 10% higher than average. The breakdown for each index is as follows: goods & services (33%), groceries (13%), health care (5%), housing (30%), transportation (9%) and utilities (10%). If the cost of living data was unavailable for this city, estimates based upon nearby cities were used.
IndexValley View CDP (Schuylkill County)PennsylvaniaNational
Cost of living9099100
Goods & Services9998100
Groceries99103100
Health care8894100
Housing6091100
Transportation106109100
Utilities119111100

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      Median Income & Debt-To-Income Ratio

      Median IncomePer YearPer MonthMax Budget (28% DTI)Max Budget (36% DTI)
      Owners$57,917$4,826$1,351$1,738
      Renters$42,865$3,572$1,000$1,286

      Pennsylvania Sales Tax

      StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
      Pennsylvania6%8%

      Pennsylvania Income Tax

      StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
      Pennsylvania3.07%3.07%

      Goods & Services

      ItemValley View CDP (Schuylkill County)National 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%

      Groceries

      ItemValley View CDP (Schuylkill County)National 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

      ItemValley View CDP (Schuylkill County)National 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%

      Housing

      ItemValley View CDP (Schuylkill County)National avg.Difference
      Home Price $108,000.00$184,700.0041.5%
      Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,171.73$1,273.328.0%
      Apartment Rent $614.00$949.0035.3%

      Transportation

      ItemValley View CDP (Schuylkill County)National avg.Difference
      Gasoline $2.45$2.595.4%
      Tire Balancing $46.10$48.905.7%

      Utilities

      ItemValley View CDP (Schuylkill County)National 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.

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      Valley View CDP (Schuylkill County), PA1,59290-10%

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      Source: The Valley View CDP (Schuylkill County), PA cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2019.