Unfortunately, Pennsylvania is a state where the cost of living is slightly higher than the national average, though by less than two points. One of the most expensive parts of this city is transportation, so be mindful of that. Utilities and groceries are also nearly 10 points higher than the national average. However, the median home cost is over $100K less than the national average, and the average cost of rent is less. So if you play your cards right, you can find affordable living in Pennsylvania and have a great retirement.
|COST OF LIVING||Pennsylvania||United States|
|Median Home Cost||$180,200||$291,700|