Gonzales, LA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
94
Gonzales's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
71 out of 109
In Louisiana
2,290 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 Gonzales is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Gonzales, LA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Gonzales has an overall cost of living index of 94 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Louisiana, Gonzales has a cost of living index that's 1.0x higher than Louisiana's index of 91.

The standard of living in Gonzales ranks as #2,290 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Louisiana. By definition, that implies Gonzales ranks as the #4,129 most expensive place in the Pelican State.

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Gonzales Cost Of Living Vs. Louisiana

Living Expense Gonzales Louisiana National Average
Overall 94 91 100
Services 106 98 100
Groceries 97 97 100
Health 104 97 100
Housing 85 83 100
Transportation 96 93 100
Utilities 79 86 100
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Gonzales Cost of Living Vs. LA

Gonzales, 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.

$173,100
Median Home Value
$1,077
Median Rent
$52,232
Median Income
Statistic Gonzales Louisiana United States
Median Home Value $173,100 $168,100 $229,800
Median Rent $1,077 $876 $1,096
Median Income $52,232 $50,800 $64,994
Home Value To Income 3.3x 3.3x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.25x 0.21x 0.2x

Detailed Gonzales Services Costs Vs. Louisiana

Item Gonzales Louisiana
Shampoo $1.27 $1.06
Movie $11.39 $10.68
Bowling $16.89 $14.67

Detailed Gonzales Groceries Costs Vs. Louisiana

Item Gonzales Louisiana
Ground Beef $3.95 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.42 $1.39
Milk $2.65 $2.05

Detailed Gonzales Health Costs Vs. Louisiana

Item Gonzales Louisiana
Haircut $21.11 $18.62
Beauty Salon $50.62 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.79 $2.34

Detailed Gonzales Transportation Costs Vs. Louisiana

Item Gonzales Louisiana
Potatoes $3.78 $3.29
Pizza $8.52 $10.62
Beer $9.41 $9.38
Optometrist $127.76 $108.57
Doctor $114.78 $116.17
Dentist $104.33 $99.13

Detailed Gonzales Utilities Costs Vs. Louisiana

Item Gonzales Louisiana
Gasoline $1.89 $2.22
Tire Balancing $56.91 $50.07
All Electricity $101.95 $167.67
Phone $178.98 $175.64

Gonzales SnackAbility

4
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
8
Affordability
5
Diversity
9.5
Safety
3
Amenities
8
Education
7
Commute
6

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Gonzales

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Gonzales
Prairieville, LA 33,228 104 1.1x
Shenandoah, LA 21,045 108 1.1x
Gardere, LA 10,629 94 1.0x
Denham Springs, LA 9,908 91 1.0x
Oak Hills Place, LA 8,472 111 1.2x
Donaldsonville, LA 8,424 84 0.9x
Village St. George, LA 7,688 97 1.0x
St. Gabriel, LA 7,374 91 1.0x
Old Jefferson, LA 7,321 104 1.1x
Plaquemine, LA 6,589 90 1.0x

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