According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Hammond has an overall cost of living index of 90 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.
Compared to only Louisiana, Hammond has a cost of living index that's 1.0x lower than Louisiana's index of 91.
The standard of living in Hammond ranks as #1,633 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Louisiana. By definition, that implies Hammond ranks as the #4,785 most expensive place in the Pelican State.
|Living Expense||Hammond||Louisiana||National Average|
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.
|Median Home Value||$174,400||$168,100||$229,800|
|Home Value To Income||5.6x||3.3x||3.5x|
|Rent To Monthly Income||0.31x||0.21x||0.2x|
|City||Population||Cost Of Living||Vs. Hammond|
|New Orleans, LA||391,249||100||1.1x|
|Baton Rouge, LA||222,191||95||1.1x|