Baltimore is an independent city and the largest city and cultural center of the U.S. state of Maryland.
Baltimore is a major U.S. seaport and is situated closer to major Midwestern markets than any other major seaport on the East Coast. Baltimore has a modern service economy providing a growing financial, business, and health service base for the southern Mid-Atlantic region.
Baltimore has an overall cost of living index which equates it with middle cost of living locations. The overall cost of living index is comprised of the prices for defined quantities of the same goods and services across all 13 Basket Groups.
The latest cost of living rank for each of the 13 Basket Groups is now available.