Cemetery Burial Plot Cost in Pennsylvania: Cheapest & Most Expensive Options (2021)

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The average burial plot cost in Pennsylvania is $1,336. This is based on an analysis of 404 cemeteries in the state. In our analysis, we’ve seen burial plot costs listed as low as $150 and as high as $26,000. Purchasing burial plots in the Keystone State is 43% cheaper than the rest of the country.

Keep in mind that costs can and will vary depending on factors such as the type of burial plot you purchase, how many you plan to purchase, the cemetery and the market demand for burial plots within your area or around the cemetery you’d like to purchase a plot in.

When making burial arrangements, we recommend contacting at least a few cemeteries to get a price that is right for you and your family.

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Cities with the Most Affordable Burial Plot Cost in Pennsylvania

CityAverageDifference from State Average
Ono, PA$150 -89%
Apollo, PA$200 -85%
Johnstown, PA$231 -83%
Horsham, PA$395 -70%
Plains, PA$450 -66%
Towanda, PA$500 -63%
Lancaster, PA$563 -58%
Whitehall, PA$617 -54%
Donora, PA$650 -51%
Verona, PA$669 -50%

Cities with the Most Expensive Burial Plot Cost in Pennsylvania

CityAverageDifference from State Average
Lewisberry, PA$4,729 +254%
Moon Township, PA$4,192 +214%
McMurray, PA$3,907 +192%
Lansdowne, PA$3,588 +169%
Trevose, PA$3,417 +156%
Coraopolis, PA$3,198 +139%
Drexel Hill, PA$3,002 +125%
Southampton, PA$2,995 +124%
Philadelphia, PA$2,724 +104%
New Castle, PA$2,458 +84%

Average Burial Plot Cost in Pennsylvania by City

CityAverageDifference from State Average
Allentown, PA$1,047 -22%
Allison Park, PA$988 -26%
Ambler, PA$1,350 +1%
Annville, PA$1,800 +35%
Apollo, PA$200 -85%
Bala Cynwyd, PA$1,455 +9%
Bensalem, PA$789 -41%
Bethlehem, PA$793 -41%
Brier Hill, PA$1,743 +30%
Broomall, PA$1,304 -2%
Butler, PA$1,167 -13%
Camp Hill, PA$779 -42%
Carlisle, PA$1,049 -21%
Coraopolis, PA$3,198 139%
Cranberry, PA$815 -39%
Dallas, PA$792 -41%
Donora, PA$650 -51%
Drexel Hill, PA$3,002 +125%
Easton, PA$1,885 +41%
Elmhurst, PA$1,358 +2%
Feasterville, PA$2,065 +55%
Fleetwood, PA$2,071 +55%
Frazer, PA$1,449 +8%
Glenn Mills, PA$1,651 +24%
Glenshaw, PA$2,140 +60%
Grove City, PA$1,012 -24%
Hanover, PA$1,250 -6%
Harrisburg, PA$1,731 +30%
Hatboro, PA$762 -43%
Hermitage, PA$1,174 -12%
Horsham, PA$395 -70%
Huntingdon Valley, PA$2,343 +75%
Johnstown, PA$231 -83%
King Of Prussia, PA$1,963 +47%
Lancaster, PA$563 -58%
Lansdowne, PA$3,588 +169%
Lewisberry, PA$4,729 +254%
Limerick, PA$2,081 +56%
Linwood, PA$1,258 -6%
Malvern, PA$1,209 -10%
McMurray, PA$3,907 +192%
Meadville, PA$995 -26%
Monroeville, PA$903 -32%
Moon Township, PA$4,192 +214%
New Castle, PA$2,458 +84%
New Kensington, PA$833 -38%
North Huntingdon, PA$2,007 +50%
Oakford, PA$817 -39%
Ono, PA$150 -89%
Philadelphia, PA$2,724 +104%
Phoenixville, PA$1,848 +38%
Pittsburgh, PA$1,623 +21%
Plains, PA$450 -66%
Pleasant Hills, PA$800 -40%
Plymouth Meeting, PA$1,468 +10%
Pottstown, PA$1,229 -8%
Reading, PA$1,447 +8%
Rochester, PA$2,299 +72%
Roslyn, PA$1,563 +17%
Somerton, PA$2,262 +69%
Southampton, PA$2,995 +124%
Stroudsburg, PA$762 -43%
Sunbury, PA$861 -36%
Towanda, PA$500 -63%
Trevose, PA$3,417 +156%
Uniontown, PA$2,432 +82%
Verona, PA$669 -50%
Waynesburg, PA$2,073 +55%
West Chester, PA$1,777 +33%
Whitehall, PA$617 -54%
Whitemarsh, PA$917 -31%
Wilmerding, PA$1,000 -25%
York, PA$1,314 -2%

Saving Money on Burial Plot Cost in Pennsylvania

If you are a veteran, service member or eligible family member you may be eligible for a free burial at a national VA cemetery. There are 9 such cemeteries in Pennsylvania. Keep in mind these are not guaranteed to have any open spots. Please see below for contact information as well as burial plot availability.

VA National and State Cemeteries with Free Burial Plots in Pennsylvania

CemeteryOpen Plots?AddressPhone
Indiantown Gap National CemeteryOpenIndiantown Gap Rd. Annville, PA 17003Phone: 717-865-5254
National Cemetery of the AllegheniesOpen1158 Morgan Road Bridgeville, PA 15017Phone: 724-746-4363
Philadelphia National CemeteryClosedHaines St. and Limekiln Pike Philadelphia, PA 19138Phone: 215-504-5610
Washington Crossing National CemeteryOpen830 Highland Road Newtown, PA 18940Phone: 215-504-5610
Allegheny Cemetery Soldiers’ LotClosed4734 Butler Street Pittsburgh, PA 15201Phone: 724-746-4363
Ashland Cemetery Soldiers’ LotClosed630 South Hanover Street Carlisle, PA 17013Phone: 717-865-5254
Mount Moriah Cemetery Soldiers’ LotClosed62nd Street and Kingsessing Ave. Philadelphia, PA 19142Phone: 215-504-5610
Mount Moriah Cemetery Naval PlotClosed62nd Street and Kingsessing Ave. Philadelphia, PA 19142Phone: 215-504-5610
Prospect Hill Cemetery Soldiers’ LotClosed700 North George Street York, PA 17404Phone: 717-865-5254

State VA cemeteries have similar free burial options as well, though these come with residency requirements. Contact your local VA office to learn more.

InstitutionAddressContact
Pennsylvania Soldiers’ And Sailors’ Home Cemetery560 East Third Street Erie, PA 16512-6239 Mailing Address: P.O. Box 6239Phone: 814-871-4531

Shopping Online for Burial Plots in Pennsylvania

If you’re on the market for a cemetery plot, you may find the listings on eBay helpful. Depending on what’s available, you stand to save money on on your burial plot costs with the right bidding strategy.

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