The chamber’s data guru takes a deep dive into Berks County’s cost of living.
The Columbia Chamber of Commerce said its new study shows the cost of living in town was 7.1 percent below the national average. The chamber got the numbers from the the ACCRA Cost of Living Index provided by the Council for Community and Economic Research.
Lower than average costs for housing and utilities helped give the area that includes Hillsborough, Pinellas, Pasco and Hernando counties a relatively low cost of living.
In a Nutshell: Knowing the cost of living for a city can be an important factor when determining whether or not to move there. The Cost of Living Index, released by the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER), provides an abundance of data that compares the overall cost of living for cities throughout the country. The volunteer-reported information […]
Teachers in Oklahoma are planning to walk out of the classroom next week to demand a salary increase, part of a wave of teacher activism across the country from Arizona to West Virginia.
These states have the lowest cost of living and the most affordable housing.
When it comes to cheap living, don’t mess with Texas. The Lone Star State is home to four of the most affordable cities in America. But Texas doesn’t have a monopoly on low living costs. Four other states make an appearance on our list. If you’re thinking about relocating to one of these cheap cities, […]
It doesn’t just seem like it costs less money to live around here; it’s really true. The 2017 Cost of Living Index published by the Council for Community and Economic Research pegged the cost of living in the Eau Claire metro area at 95.1. The national average is indexed at 100, which means that what costs a […]
View the link to this NPR story to see teachers salaries adjusted for cost of living.