According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Hot Springs has an overall cost of living index of 87 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.
Compared to only Arkansas, Hot Springs has a cost of living index that's 1.0x higher than Arkansas's index of 85.
The standard of living in Hot Springs ranks as #1,101 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Arkansas. By definition, that implies Hot Springs ranks as the #5,317 most expensive place in the Natural State.
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Housing swings affordability the most between places in Arkansas, so we broke down the statistics around housing costs into more detail. It's also important to consider median household incomes to make apples-to-apples comparisons across locations.
Home and income come data comes from the most recent US Census ACS 2014-2018.