Cemetery burial plot cost in Pennsylvania: cheapest & most expensive options

The average price of a burial plot in Pennsylvania is $3,009. This is based on an analysis of 1,183 cemeteries in the state. In our analysis, we’ve seen costs go as high as $9,950 and as low as $733. Purchasing grave plots in Keystone State is 15% more affordable than the rest of the country.

Keep in mind that these costs will vary depending on your specific situation. Depending on the type of burial plot you purchase, how many, and in what zip code, these prices may vary significantly from the average.

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

Cities with the most affordable cemetery burial plot costs in Pennsylvania

CityAverage burial plot costDifference from State Average
Johnstown, PA$733-76%
Castle Shannon, PA$750-75%
Dallas, PA$773-75%
Cranberry, PA$800-74%
Monroeville, PA$900-70%
McCandless, PA$975-68%
Meadville, PA$995-67%
Altoona, PA$1,000-67%
Brier Hill, PA$1,000-67%
Frazier, PA$1,090-64%

Cities with the most expensive cemetery burial plot costs in Pennsylvania

CityAverage burial plot costDifference from State Average
Bridgeville, PA$9,950227%
Lewisberry, PA$9,458210%
Moon Township, PA$7,867158%
McMurray, PA$6,735121%
Cranberry Twp, PA$6,500113%
Coraopolis, PA$6,098100%
Sharon, PA$6,00097%
Mount Lebanon, PA$5,00064%
Trevose, PA$5,00064%
East Stroudsburg, PA$4,83759%

Pennsylvania: Average cemetery burial plot cost by city

CityAverage burial plot costDifference from State Average
Aliquippa, PA$2,418-21%
Allentown, PA$2,223-27%
Allison Park, PA$2,275-25%
Altoona, PA$1,000-67%
Ambler, PA$3,84126%
Annville, PA$4,12035%
Bala Cynwyd, PA$2,781-9%
Beaver Falls, PA$1,495-51%
Bensalem, PA$2,349-23%
Bethlehem, PA$1,362-55%
Brier Hill, PA$1,000-67%
Bridgeville, PA$9,950227%
Brier Hill, PA$2,418-21%
Bromall, PA$2,000-34%
Broomal, PA$4,00031%
Broomall, PA$2,313-24%
Brownstown, PA$1,200-61%
Butler, PA$4,83359%
Camp Hill, PA$1,288-58%
Canonsburg, PA$1,200-61%
Carlisle, PA$2,141-30%
Castle Shannon, PA$750-75%
Cheswick, PA$1,583-48%
Coraopolis, PA$6,098100%
CorapolisCorapolis, PA$1,800-41%
Cranberry Township, PA$4,09534%
Cranberry Twp, PA$6,500113%
Cranberry, PA$800-74%
Dallas, PA$773-75%
Danville, PA$1,200-61%
Donora, PA$1,400-54%
Drexel Hill, PA$4,77957%
East Stroudsburg, PA$4,83759%
Easton, PA$3,37411%
Elmhurst, PA$2,213-27%
Feasterville, PA$3,95530%
Fleetwood, PA$3,96430%
Frazer, PA$2,009-34%
Frazier, PA$1,090-64%
Glen Mills, PA$4,49848%
Glenshaw, PA$4,26640%
Greensburg, PA$1,500-51%
Grove City, PA$4,05033%
Hanover, PA$1,667-45%
Harrisburg, PA$3,55317%
Hatboro, PA$2,475-19%
Hermitage, PA$2,650-13%
Huntingdon Valley, PA$3,35410%
Irwin, PA$3,50015%
Johnstown, PA$733-76%
King of Prussia, PA$3,86527%
Lancaster, PA$1,150-62%
Lansdowne, PA$3,2256%
Lebanon, PA$2,300-24%
Lewisberry, PA$9,458210%
Limerick, PA$4,82358%
Linwood, PA$1,663-45%
Malvern, PA$2,732-10%
McCandless, PA$975-68%
McMurray, PA$6,735121%
Meadville, PA$995-67%
Mifflin, PA$1,850-39%
Monroeville, PA$900-70%
Monroeville, PA$1,101-64%
Moon Township, PA$7,867158%
Mount Lebanon, PA$5,00064%
N Huntingdon, PA$3,70021%
New Castle, PA$4,72555%
New Kensington, PA$2,500-18%
North Huntingdon, PA$3,40012%
Oakford, PA$2,033-33%
Philadelphia, PA$3,99431%
Phoenixville, PA$3,69721%
Pittsburgh, PA$3,37311%
Pleasant Hills, PA$2,200-28%
Plymouth Meeting, PA$4,40945%
Pottstown, PA$2,129-30%
Reading, PA$2,933-4%
Rochester, PA$4,63852%
Rockledge, PA$1,300-57%
Roslyn, PA$3,1152%
Sharon, PA$6,00097%
Somerton, PA$3,47414%
Southampton, PA$2,995-2%
State College, PA$3,99031%
Stroudsburg, PA$1,567-49%
Sunbury, PA$1,342-56%
Trevose, PA$5,00064%
Uniontown, PA$4,25640%
Venetia, PA$2,000-34%
Waynesburg, PA$4,42845%
West Chester, PA$3,2487%
Whitemarsh, PA$2,167-29%
Wilmerding, PA$4,00031%
York, PA$2,451-20%

Pennsylvania: VA national and state cemeteries with free burial plots

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.

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