Patterson, LA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
87
Patterson's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
31 out of 109
In Louisiana
1,101 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 Patterson is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Patterson, LA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Patterson has an overall cost of living index of 87 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

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

The standard of living in Patterson ranks as #1,101 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Louisiana. By definition, that implies Patterson ranks as the #5,317 most expensive place in the Pelican State.

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Patterson Cost Of Living Vs. Louisiana

Living Expense Patterson Louisiana National Average
Overall 87 91 100
Services 93 98 100
Groceries 96 97 100
Health 104 97 100
Housing 67 83 100
Transportation 104 93 100
Utilities 94 86 100
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Patterson Cost of Living Vs. LA

Patterson, 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.

$105,800
Median Home Value
$748
Median Rent
$42,338
Median Income
Statistic Patterson Louisiana United States
Median Home Value $105,800 $168,100 $229,800
Median Rent $748 $876 $1,096
Median Income $42,338 $50,800 $64,994
Home Value To Income 2.5x 3.3x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.21x 0.21x 0.2x

Detailed Patterson Services Costs Vs. Louisiana

Item Patterson Louisiana
Shampoo $0.88 $1.06
Movie $12.14 $10.68
Bowling $8.17 $14.67

Detailed Patterson Groceries Costs Vs. Louisiana

Item Patterson Louisiana
Ground Beef $4.58 $4.22
Fried Chicken $0.94 $1.39
Milk $2.21 $2.05

Detailed Patterson Health Costs Vs. Louisiana

Item Patterson Louisiana
Haircut $20.93 $18.62
Beauty Salon $28.26 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.24 $2.34

Detailed Patterson Transportation Costs Vs. Louisiana

Item Patterson Louisiana
Potatoes $3.84 $3.29
Pizza $8.49 $10.62
Beer $8.82 $9.38
Optometrist $109.33 $108.57
Doctor $77.5 $116.17
Dentist $129.78 $99.13

Detailed Patterson Utilities Costs Vs. Louisiana

Item Patterson Louisiana
Gasoline $2.06 $2.22
Tire Balancing $59.99 $50.07
All Electricity $149.86 $167.67
Phone $180.18 $175.64

Patterson SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
5
Affordability
8
Diversity
9
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8.5
Education
3
Commute
8

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Patterson

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Patterson
Prairieville, LA 33,228 104 1.2x
Houma, LA 33,053 93 1.1x
New Iberia, LA 28,965 87 1.0x
Gonzales, LA 10,932 94 1.1x
Raceland, LA 10,835 90 1.0x
Gardere, LA 10,629 94 1.1x
Oak Hills Place, LA 8,472 111 1.3x
Donaldsonville, LA 8,424 84 1.0x
Franklin, LA 6,844 80 0.9x
Plaquemine, LA 6,589 90 1.0x

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