Searcy, AR Cost Of Living

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-02-06
81
Searcy's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
25 out of 66
In Arkansas
305 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 Searcy is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Searcy, AR?

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

Compared to only Arkansas, Searcy has a cost of living index that's 1.0x lower than Arkansas's index of 84.

The standard of living in Searcy ranks as #305 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Arkansas. By definition, that implies Searcy ranks as the #6,102 most expensive place in the Natural State.

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Searcy Cost Of Living Vs. Arkansas

Living Expense Searcy Arkansas National Average
Overall 81 84 100
Services 85 95 100
Groceries 85 90 100
Health 83 86 100
Housing 74 65 100
Transportation 72 83 100
Utilities 87 91 100
For more reading on cost of living around Arkansas, check out:
Searcy Cost of Living Vs. AR

Searcy, 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.

$145,000
Median Home Value
$714
Median Rent
$41,014
Median Income
Statistic Searcy Arkansas United States
Median Home Value $145,000 $127,800 $217,500
Median Rent $714 $745 $1,062
Median Income $41,014 $47,597 $62,843
Home Value To Income 3.5x 2.7x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.21x 0.19x 0.2x

Detailed Searcy Services Costs Vs. Arkansas

Item Searcy Arkansas
Shampoo $0.78 $1.01
Movie $9.5 $10.72
Bowling $12.0 $13.86

Detailed Searcy Groceries Costs Vs. Arkansas

Item Searcy Arkansas
Ground Beef $3.7 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.08 $1.4
Milk $1.83 $1.96

Detailed Searcy Health Costs Vs. Arkansas

Item Searcy Arkansas
Haircut $13.5 $17.49
Beauty Salon $22.5 $38.17
Toothpaste $1.67 $2.32

Detailed Searcy Transportation Costs Vs. Arkansas

Item Searcy Arkansas
Potatoes $3.1 $3.18
Pizza $9.79 $10.39
Beer $8.51 $9.23
Optometrist $114.0 $106.34
Doctor $109.67 $115.25
Dentist $65.0 $98.38

Detailed Searcy Utilities Costs Vs. Arkansas

Item Searcy Arkansas
Gasoline $1.53 $2.59
Tire Balancing $46.64 $48.9
All Electricity $123.54 $167.6
Phone $189.36 $163.42

Searcy SnackAbility

4
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
6
Affordability
6
Diversity
8
Safety
3
Amenities
8.5
Education
8
Commute
9.5

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Searcy

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Searcy
Conway, AR 66,127 84 1.0x
North Little Rock, AR 66,075 89 1.1x
Sherwood, AR 31,004 92 1.1x
Jacksonville, AR 28,456 88 1.1x
Cabot, AR 26,217 92 1.1x
Maumelle, AR 18,142 101 1.2x
Batesville, AR 10,706 83 1.0x
Beebe, AR 8,078 89 1.1x
Newport, AR 7,616 78 1.0x
Heber Springs, AR 6,992 80 1.0x

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