Mountain Home, AR Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-08
Mountain Home's Overall Cost Of Living
Lower Than The National Average
34 out of 65
In Arkansas
629 out of 6,412
In America
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means Mountain Home is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Mountain Home, AR?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Mountain Home has an overall cost of living index of 84 which is 0.8x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Arkansas, Mountain Home has a cost of living index that's 1.0x lower than Arkansas's index of 85.

The standard of living in Mountain Home ranks as #629 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Arkansas. By definition, that implies Mountain Home ranks as the #5,789 most expensive place in the Natural State.

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Mountain Home Cost Of Living Vs. Arkansas

Living Expense Mountain Home Arkansas National Average
Overall 84 85 100
Services 97 97 100
Groceries 103 92 100
Health 102 88 100
Housing 63 66 100
Transportation 88 87 100
Utilities 89 93 100
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Mountain Home Cost of Living Vs. AR

Mountain Home, AR Housing Cost Breakdown

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.

Median Home Value
Median Rent
Median Income
Statistic Mountain Home Arkansas United States
Median Home Value $129,300 $133,600 $229,800
Median Rent $706 $760 $1,096
Median Income $40,351 $49,475 $64,994
Home Value To Income 3.2x 2.7x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.21x 0.18x 0.2x

Detailed Mountain Home Services Costs Vs. Arkansas

Item Mountain Home Arkansas
Shampoo $1.1 $1.06
Movie $10.54 $10.68
Bowling $15.82 $14.67

Detailed Mountain Home Groceries Costs Vs. Arkansas

Item Mountain Home Arkansas
Ground Beef $3.95 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.57 $1.39
Milk $2.25 $2.05

Detailed Mountain Home Health Costs Vs. Arkansas

Item Mountain Home Arkansas
Haircut $15.88 $18.62
Beauty Salon $32.94 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.18 $2.34

Detailed Mountain Home Transportation Costs Vs. Arkansas

Item Mountain Home Arkansas
Potatoes $3.43 $3.29
Pizza $9.63 $10.62
Beer $8.77 $9.38
Optometrist $108.47 $108.57
Doctor $112.84 $116.17
Dentist $99.77 $99.13

Detailed Mountain Home Utilities Costs Vs. Arkansas

Item Mountain Home Arkansas
Gasoline $1.9 $2.22
Tire Balancing $48.53 $50.07
All Electricity $131.04 $167.67
Phone $178.44 $175.64

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Cost Of Living In Cities Around Mountain Home

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Mountain Home
Harrison, AR 13,124 79 0.9x
West Plains, MO 12,290 84 1.0x

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