Newport, AR Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
81
Newport's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
18 out of 65
In Arkansas
290 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 Newport is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Newport, AR?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Newport has an overall cost of living index of 81 which is 0.8x lower than the national index of 100.

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

The standard of living in Newport ranks as #290 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Arkansas. By definition, that implies Newport ranks as the #6,129 most expensive place in the Natural State.

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Newport Cost Of Living Vs. Arkansas

Living Expense Newport Arkansas National Average
Overall 81 85 100
Services 100 97 100
Groceries 93 92 100
Health 90 88 100
Housing 49 66 100
Transportation 88 87 100
Utilities 89 93 100
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Newport Cost of Living Vs. AR

Newport, 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.

$83,700
Median Home Value
$513
Median Rent
$32,783
Median Income
Statistic Newport Arkansas United States
Median Home Value $83,700 $133,600 $229,800
Median Rent $513 $760 $1,096
Median Income $32,783 $49,475 $64,994
Home Value To Income 2.6x 2.7x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.19x 0.18x 0.2x

Detailed Newport Services Costs Vs. Arkansas

Item Newport Arkansas
Shampoo $1.0 $1.06
Movie $9.83 $10.68
Bowling $12.67 $14.67

Detailed Newport Groceries Costs Vs. Arkansas

Item Newport Arkansas
Ground Beef $3.85 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.21 $1.39
Milk $1.13 $2.05

Detailed Newport Health Costs Vs. Arkansas

Item Newport Arkansas
Haircut $16.61 $18.62
Beauty Salon $24.56 $39.05
Toothpaste $1.85 $2.34

Detailed Newport Transportation Costs Vs. Arkansas

Item Newport Arkansas
Potatoes $2.92 $3.29
Pizza $9.26 $10.62
Beer $8.95 $9.38
Optometrist $94.44 $108.57
Doctor $106.1 $116.17
Dentist $91.17 $99.13

Detailed Newport Utilities Costs Vs. Arkansas

Item Newport Arkansas
Gasoline $1.98 $2.22
Tire Balancing $42.31 $50.07
All Electricity $121.97 $167.67
Phone $196.55 $175.64

Newport SnackAbility

4
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
3/10
Housing
3
Affordability
8
Diversity
8.5
Safety
2
Amenities
7
Education
4
Commute
10

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Newport

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Newport
Jonesboro, AR 77,391 87 1.1x
Searcy, AR 23,673 82 1.0x
Batesville, AR 10,749 83 1.0x
Wynne, AR 7,773 81 1.0x
Heber Springs, AR 7,156 81 1.0x
Trumann, AR 7,000 80 1.0x
Pocahontas, AR 6,582 81 1.0x

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