Newport, AR Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
78
Newport's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
11 out of 66
In Arkansas
110 out of 6,399
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 78 which is 0.8x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Arkansas, Newport has a cost of living index that's 0.9x lower than Arkansas's index of 84.

The standard of living in Newport ranks as #110 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Arkansas. By definition, that implies Newport ranks as the #6,297 most expensive place in the Natural State.

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Newport Cost Of Living Vs. Arkansas

Living Expense Newport Arkansas National Average
Overall 78 84 100
Services 96 95 100
Groceries 91 90 100
Health 87 86 100
Housing 47 65 100
Transportation 82 83 100
Utilities 87 91 100
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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.

$72,500
Median Home Value
$600
Median Rent
$30,398
Median Income
Statistic Newport Arkansas United States
Median Home Value $72,500 $127,800 $217,500
Median Rent $600 $745 $1,062
Median Income $30,398 $47,597 $62,843
Home Value To Income 2.4x 2.7x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.24x 0.19x 0.2x

Detailed Newport Services Costs Vs. Arkansas

Item Newport Arkansas
Shampoo $0.85 $1.01
Movie $10.0 $10.72
Bowling $12.67 $13.86

Detailed Newport Groceries Costs Vs. Arkansas

Item Newport Arkansas
Ground Beef $3.42 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.14 $1.4
Milk $1.19 $1.96

Detailed Newport Health Costs Vs. Arkansas

Item Newport Arkansas
Haircut $18.0 $17.49
Beauty Salon $25.67 $38.17
Toothpaste $1.79 $2.32

Detailed Newport Transportation Costs Vs. Arkansas

Item Newport Arkansas
Potatoes $2.86 $3.18
Pizza $9.59 $10.39
Beer $9.0 $9.23
Optometrist $71.67 $106.34
Doctor $114.67 $115.25
Dentist $78.67 $98.38

Detailed Newport Utilities Costs Vs. Arkansas

Item Newport Arkansas
Gasoline $2.23 $2.59
Tire Balancing $37.32 $48.9
All Electricity $125.45 $167.6
Phone $187.27 $163.42

Newport SnackAbility

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

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Newport

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Newport
Jonesboro, AR 76,036 87 1.1x
Searcy, AR 23,767 81 1.0x
Batesville, AR 10,706 83 1.1x
Wynne, AR 7,934 77 1.0x
Trumann, AR 7,059 78 1.0x
Heber Springs, AR 6,992 80 1.0x
Pocahontas, AR 6,528 78 1.0x

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