Oakdale, LA Cost Of Living

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
75
Oakdale's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
2 out of 109
In Louisiana
35 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 Oakdale is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Oakdale, LA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Oakdale has an overall cost of living index of 75 which is 0.8x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Louisiana, Oakdale has a cost of living index that's 0.8x lower than Louisiana's index of 91.

The standard of living in Oakdale ranks as #35 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Louisiana. By definition, that implies Oakdale ranks as the #6,383 most expensive place in the Pelican State.

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Oakdale Cost Of Living Vs. Louisiana

Living Expense Oakdale Louisiana National Average
Overall 75 91 100
Services 93 98 100
Groceries 94 97 100
Health 98 97 100
Housing 36 83 100
Transportation 91 93 100
Utilities 99 86 100
For more reading on cost of living around Louisiana, check out:
Oakdale Cost of Living Vs. LA

Oakdale, 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.

$98,600
Median Home Value
$601
Median Rent
$31,103
Median Income
Statistic Oakdale Louisiana United States
Median Home Value $98,600 $168,100 $229,800
Median Rent $601 $876 $1,096
Median Income $31,103 $50,800 $64,994
Home Value To Income 3.2x 3.3x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.23x 0.21x 0.2x

Detailed Oakdale Services Costs Vs. Louisiana

Item Oakdale Louisiana
Shampoo $0.96 $1.06
Movie $10.78 $10.68
Bowling $10.83 $14.67

Detailed Oakdale Groceries Costs Vs. Louisiana

Item Oakdale Louisiana
Ground Beef $4.58 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.28 $1.39
Milk $2.11 $2.05

Detailed Oakdale Health Costs Vs. Louisiana

Item Oakdale Louisiana
Haircut $11.67 $18.62
Beauty Salon $25.0 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.05 $2.34

Detailed Oakdale Transportation Costs Vs. Louisiana

Item Oakdale Louisiana
Potatoes $2.88 $3.29
Pizza $7.43 $10.62
Beer $8.71 $9.38
Optometrist $85.67 $108.57
Doctor $79.71 $116.17
Dentist $110.5 $99.13

Detailed Oakdale Utilities Costs Vs. Louisiana

Item Oakdale Louisiana
Gasoline $1.92 $2.22
Tire Balancing $47.31 $50.07
All Electricity $169.96 $167.67
Phone $180.18 $175.64

Oakdale SnackAbility

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

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Oakdale

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Oakdale
Alexandria, LA 46,545 87 1.2x
Opelousas, LA 16,687 86 1.1x
Pineville, LA 14,179 86 1.1x
Crowley, LA 12,689 85 1.1x
DeRidder, LA 10,955 83 1.1x
Jennings, LA 9,874 79 1.1x
Eunice, LA 9,754 86 1.1x
Fort Polk South, LA 8,823 101 1.3x
Ville Platte, LA 7,117 82 1.1x
Leesville, LA 5,773 82 1.1x

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