Jennings, LA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
81
Jennings's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
10 out of 108
In Louisiana
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 Jennings is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Jennings, LA?

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

Compared to only Louisiana, Jennings has a cost of living index that's 0.9x lower than Louisiana's index of 92.

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

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Jennings Cost Of Living Vs. Louisiana

Living Expense Jennings Louisiana National Average
Overall 81 92 100
Services 95 96 100
Groceries 98 98 100
Health 91 98 100
Housing 55 81 100
Transportation 96 99 100
Utilities 77 88 100
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Jennings Cost of Living Vs. LA

Jennings, 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.

$113,000
Median Home Value
$625
Median Rent
$29,819
Median Income
Statistic Jennings Louisiana United States
Median Home Value $113,000 $163,100 $217,500
Median Rent $625 $866 $1,062
Median Income $29,819 $49,469 $62,843
Home Value To Income 3.8x 3.3x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.25x 0.21x 0.2x

Detailed Jennings Services Costs Vs. Louisiana

Item Jennings Louisiana
Shampoo $1.03 $1.01
Movie $8.88 $10.72
Bowling $14.0 $13.86

Detailed Jennings Groceries Costs Vs. Louisiana

Item Jennings Louisiana
Ground Beef $3.97 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.18 $1.4
Milk $2.35 $1.96

Detailed Jennings Health Costs Vs. Louisiana

Item Jennings Louisiana
Haircut $16.63 $17.49
Beauty Salon $35.0 $38.17
Toothpaste $1.93 $2.32

Detailed Jennings Transportation Costs Vs. Louisiana

Item Jennings Louisiana
Potatoes $3.35 $3.18
Pizza $9.83 $10.39
Beer $8.49 $9.23
Optometrist $112.63 $106.34
Doctor $84.05 $115.25
Dentist $89.44 $98.38

Detailed Jennings Utilities Costs Vs. Louisiana

Item Jennings Louisiana
Gasoline $2.2 $2.59
Tire Balancing $57.8 $48.9
All Electricity $101.64 $167.6
Phone $177.34 $163.42

Jennings SnackAbility

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

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Jennings

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Jennings
Lafayette, LA 126,666 95 1.2x
Lake Charles, LA 77,283 87 1.1x
Sulphur, LA 20,113 86 1.1x
Opelousas, LA 16,234 83 1.0x
Crowley, LA 12,796 83 1.0x
Abbeville, LA 12,236 82 1.0x
Eunice, LA 10,140 84 1.0x
Breaux Bridge, LA 8,262 93 1.1x
Oakdale, LA 7,607 77 1.0x
St. Martinville, LA 5,945 81 1.0x

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