Paragould, AR Cost Of Living

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
86
Paragould's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
43 out of 65
In Arkansas
938 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 Paragould is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Paragould, AR?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Paragould has an overall cost of living index of 86 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

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

The standard of living in Paragould ranks as #938 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Arkansas. By definition, that implies Paragould ranks as the #5,481 most expensive place in the Natural State.

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Paragould Cost Of Living Vs. Arkansas

Living Expense Paragould Arkansas National Average
Overall 86 85 100
Services 100 97 100
Groceries 90 92 100
Health 93 88 100
Housing 65 66 100
Transportation 90 87 100
Utilities 90 93 100
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Paragould Cost of Living Vs. AR

Paragould, 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.

$137,400
Median Home Value
$736
Median Rent
$48,276
Median Income
Statistic Paragould Arkansas United States
Median Home Value $137,400 $133,600 $229,800
Median Rent $736 $760 $1,096
Median Income $48,276 $49,475 $64,994
Home Value To Income 2.8x 2.7x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.18x 0.18x 0.2x

Detailed Paragould Services Costs Vs. Arkansas

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

Detailed Paragould Groceries Costs Vs. Arkansas

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

Detailed Paragould Health Costs Vs. Arkansas

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

Detailed Paragould Transportation Costs Vs. Arkansas

Item Paragould 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 Paragould Utilities Costs Vs. Arkansas

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

Paragould SnackAbility

4
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
6
Affordability
8
Diversity
6
Safety
3
Amenities
8
Education
7
Commute
8.5

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Paragould

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Paragould
Jonesboro, AR 77,391 87 1.0x
Poplar Bluff, MO 16,979 82 1.0x
Blytheville, AR 13,735 82 1.0x
Kennett, MO 10,069 83 1.0x
Trumann, AR 7,000 80 0.9x
Osceola, AR 6,786 78 0.9x
Pocahontas, AR 6,582 81 0.9x
Caruthersville, MO 5,518 78 0.9x

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