Abbeville, LA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
81
Abbeville's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
8 out of 109
In Louisiana
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 Abbeville is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Abbeville, LA?

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

Compared to only Louisiana, Abbeville has a cost of living index that's 0.9x lower than Louisiana's index of 91.

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

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Abbeville Cost Of Living Vs. Louisiana

Living Expense Abbeville Louisiana National Average
Overall 81 91 100
Services 100 98 100
Groceries 102 97 100
Health 95 97 100
Housing 49 83 100
Transportation 101 93 100
Utilities 90 86 100
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Abbeville Cost of Living Vs. LA

Abbeville, LA Housing Cost Breakdown

Housing swings affordability the most between places in Louisiana, 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.

$95,700
Median Home Value
$699
Median Rent
$34,555
Median Income
Statistic Abbeville Louisiana United States
Median Home Value $95,700 $168,100 $229,800
Median Rent $699 $876 $1,096
Median Income $34,555 $50,800 $64,994
Home Value To Income 2.8x 3.3x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.24x 0.21x 0.2x

Detailed Abbeville Services Costs Vs. Louisiana

Item Abbeville Louisiana
Shampoo $1.14 $1.06
Movie $10.12 $10.68
Bowling $18.2 $14.67

Detailed Abbeville Groceries Costs Vs. Louisiana

Item Abbeville Louisiana
Ground Beef $4.29 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.16 $1.39
Milk $2.19 $2.05

Detailed Abbeville Health Costs Vs. Louisiana

Item Abbeville Louisiana
Haircut $23.37 $18.62
Beauty Salon $40.73 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.22 $2.34

Detailed Abbeville Transportation Costs Vs. Louisiana

Item Abbeville Louisiana
Potatoes $3.78 $3.29
Pizza $10.24 $10.62
Beer $9.23 $9.38
Optometrist $103.22 $108.57
Doctor $113.42 $116.17
Dentist $79.6 $99.13

Detailed Abbeville Utilities Costs Vs. Louisiana

Item Abbeville Louisiana
Gasoline $1.92 $2.22
Tire Balancing $64.79 $50.07
All Electricity $141.28 $167.67
Phone $180.19 $175.64

Abbeville SnackAbility

3
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
5
Affordability
6
Diversity
9
Safety
4
Amenities
8.5
Education
3
Commute
8

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Abbeville

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Abbeville
Lafayette, LA 126,674 95 1.2x
New Iberia, LA 28,965 87 1.1x
Youngsville, LA 14,118 105 1.3x
Broussard, LA 12,248 96 1.2x
Scott, LA 8,815 92 1.1x

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