Cost of Living in Silver Spring, Maryland

46%
higher than national avg.
137%
Housing
5%
Utilities
11%
Groceries
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Silver Spring, Maryland's cost of living is 46% higher than the national average. The cost of living in any area can vary based on factors such as your career, its average salary and the real estate market of that area. PayScale's Cost of Living Calculator can help you find out more about how your individual needs will factor in when beginning your research to figure out how much it would cost you to relocate.

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Cost of Living in Silver Spring, Maryland by Expense Category

Housing, Utilities & Transportation
Silver Spring's housing expenses are 137% higher than the national average and the utility prices are 5% higher than the national average. Transportation expenses like bus fares and gas prices are 13% higher than the national average.
Median Home Price
$943,185
Median Rent
$2,881 / month
Energy Bill
$178.81 / month
Phone Bill
$196.76 / month
Gas
$4.93 / gallon
Food & Grocery
Silver Spring has grocery prices that are 11% higher than the national average.
Loaf of Bread
$3.86
Gallon of Milk
$2.47
Carton of Eggs
$1.75
Bunch of Bananas
$3.74
Hamburger
$5.28
Healthcare
Healthcare in Silver Spring is 16% lower than the national average.
Doctor's Visit
$99.73
Dentist Visit
$85.28
Optometrist Visit
$92.37
Rx Drug
$396.85
Veterinary Visit
$58.45