Prairie Grove, AR Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
85
Prairie Grove's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
41 out of 66
In Arkansas
795 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 Prairie Grove is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Prairie Grove, AR?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Prairie Grove has an overall cost of living index of 85 which is 0.8x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Arkansas, Prairie Grove has a cost of living index that's 1.0x higher than Arkansas's index of 84.

The standard of living in Prairie Grove ranks as #795 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Arkansas. By definition, that implies Prairie Grove ranks as the #5,611 most expensive place in the Natural State.

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Prairie Grove Cost Of Living Vs. Arkansas

Living Expense Prairie Grove Arkansas National Average
Overall 85 84 100
Services 91 95 100
Groceries 91 90 100
Health 82 86 100
Housing 73 65 100
Transportation 91 83 100
Utilities 91 91 100
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Prairie Grove Cost of Living Vs. AR

Prairie Grove, 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.

$152,700
Median Home Value
$751
Median Rent
$62,807
Median Income
Statistic Prairie Grove Arkansas United States
Median Home Value $152,700 $127,800 $217,500
Median Rent $751 $745 $1,062
Median Income $62,807 $47,597 $62,843
Home Value To Income 2.4x 2.7x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.14x 0.19x 0.2x

Detailed Prairie Grove Services Costs Vs. Arkansas

Item Prairie Grove Arkansas
Shampoo $0.78 $1.01
Movie $10.0 $10.72
Bowling $17.5 $13.86

Detailed Prairie Grove Groceries Costs Vs. Arkansas

Item Prairie Grove Arkansas
Ground Beef $3.55 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.06 $1.4
Milk $1.08 $1.96

Detailed Prairie Grove Health Costs Vs. Arkansas

Item Prairie Grove Arkansas
Haircut $17.98 $17.49
Beauty Salon $32.46 $38.17
Toothpaste $1.49 $2.32

Detailed Prairie Grove Transportation Costs Vs. Arkansas

Item Prairie Grove Arkansas
Potatoes $2.88 $3.18
Pizza $8.0 $10.39
Beer $8.47 $9.23
Optometrist $67.5 $106.34
Doctor $82.5 $115.25
Dentist $82.5 $98.38

Detailed Prairie Grove Utilities Costs Vs. Arkansas

Item Prairie Grove Arkansas
Gasoline $2.38 $2.59
Tire Balancing $45.0 $48.9
All Electricity $134.44 $167.6
Phone $190.3 $163.42

Prairie Grove SnackAbility

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

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Prairie Grove

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Prairie Grove
Fort Smith, AR 87,743 82 1.0x
Fayetteville, AR 85,166 91 1.1x
Springdale, AR 79,598 86 1.0x
Rogers, AR 66,344 89 1.0x
Bentonville, AR 49,467 92 1.1x
Van Buren, AR 23,413 82 1.0x
Siloam Springs, AR 16,715 84 1.0x
Centerton, AR 14,203 89 1.0x
Lowell, AR 9,175 86 1.0x
Farmington, AR 6,992 90 1.1x

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