Bogalusa, LA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
82
Bogalusa's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
10 out of 109
In Louisiana
377 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 Bogalusa is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Bogalusa, LA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Bogalusa has an overall cost of living index of 82 which is 0.8x lower than the national index of 100.

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

The standard of living in Bogalusa ranks as #377 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Louisiana. By definition, that implies Bogalusa ranks as the #6,041 most expensive place in the Pelican State.

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Bogalusa Cost Of Living Vs. Louisiana

Living Expense Bogalusa Louisiana National Average
Overall 82 91 100
Services 101 98 100
Groceries 96 97 100
Health 96 97 100
Housing 44 83 100
Transportation 94 93 100
Utilities 94 86 100
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Bogalusa Cost of Living Vs. LA

Bogalusa, 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.

$115,900
Median Home Value
$657
Median Rent
$31,619
Median Income
Statistic Bogalusa Louisiana United States
Median Home Value $115,900 $168,100 $229,800
Median Rent $657 $876 $1,096
Median Income $31,619 $50,800 $64,994
Home Value To Income 3.7x 3.3x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.25x 0.21x 0.2x

Detailed Bogalusa Services Costs Vs. Louisiana

Item Bogalusa Louisiana
Shampoo $1.02 $1.06
Movie $10.93 $10.68
Bowling $15.83 $14.67

Detailed Bogalusa Groceries Costs Vs. Louisiana

Item Bogalusa Louisiana
Ground Beef $3.75 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.05 $1.39
Milk $2.16 $2.05

Detailed Bogalusa Health Costs Vs. Louisiana

Item Bogalusa Louisiana
Haircut $19.39 $18.62
Beauty Salon $43.98 $39.05
Toothpaste $1.94 $2.34

Detailed Bogalusa Transportation Costs Vs. Louisiana

Item Bogalusa Louisiana
Potatoes $3.11 $3.29
Pizza $8.99 $10.62
Beer $8.99 $9.38
Optometrist $85.89 $108.57
Doctor $106.58 $116.17
Dentist $96.55 $99.13

Detailed Bogalusa Utilities Costs Vs. Louisiana

Item Bogalusa Louisiana
Gasoline $1.91 $2.22
Tire Balancing $51.26 $50.07
All Electricity $152.41 $167.67
Phone $180.18 $175.64

Bogalusa SnackAbility

2
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
3/10
Housing
5
Affordability
5
Diversity
9
Safety
3
Amenities
8
Education
5
Commute
4

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Bogalusa

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Bogalusa
Hattiesburg, MS 46,010 87 1.1x
Slidell, LA 27,782 94 1.1x
Hammond, LA 20,557 90 1.1x
Bay St. Louis, MS 13,539 91 1.1x
Picayune, MS 11,016 88 1.1x
Eden Isle, LA 8,103 111 1.4x
Diamondhead, MS 8,076 97 1.2x
Ponchatoula, LA 7,311 87 1.1x
Lacombe, LA 7,294 91 1.1x
West Hattiesburg, MS 5,944 90 1.1x

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