Cost of Living

Your budget matters now more than ever. Choosing a place to live where the cost of living aligns with your financial goals is crucial. So, have you ever wondered how your dollar stretches in your area compared to others? Well, in Greater Reading, we’ve got the answer.

When it comes to affordability, Greater Reading takes the lead. We’ve been named the most affordable place to live, work, learn and play when compared to our neighbors. This is backed by real data from the 2024 Cost of Living Index (COLI), conducted by the Council for Community and Economic Research. In fact, our area is 4.6% lower than the U.S. average.

Choosing Greater Reading means choosing to make your money count. Experience a lifestyle that makes financial sense without compromising on quality. Join us and discover why Greater Reading is the smart choice for those who want their budget to go further.