Scott, LA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
92
Scott's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
63 out of 109
In Louisiana
1,974 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 Scott is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Scott, LA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Scott has an overall cost of living index of 92 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

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

The standard of living in Scott ranks as #1,974 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Louisiana. By definition, that implies Scott ranks as the #4,444 most expensive place in the Pelican State.

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Scott Cost Of Living Vs. Louisiana

Living Expense Scott Louisiana National Average
Overall 92 91 100
Services 99 98 100
Groceries 103 97 100
Health 94 97 100
Housing 84 83 100
Transportation 100 93 100
Utilities 92 86 100
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Scott Cost of Living Vs. LA

Scott, 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.

$129,200
Median Home Value
$851
Median Rent
$55,825
Median Income
Statistic Scott Louisiana United States
Median Home Value $129,200 $168,100 $229,800
Median Rent $851 $876 $1,096
Median Income $55,825 $50,800 $64,994
Home Value To Income 2.3x 3.3x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.18x 0.21x 0.2x

Detailed Scott Services Costs Vs. Louisiana

Item Scott Louisiana
Shampoo $1.14 $1.06
Movie $10.12 $10.68
Bowling $18.2 $14.67

Detailed Scott Groceries Costs Vs. Louisiana

Item Scott Louisiana
Ground Beef $4.29 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.16 $1.39
Milk $2.19 $2.05

Detailed Scott Health Costs Vs. Louisiana

Item Scott Louisiana
Haircut $23.37 $18.62
Beauty Salon $40.73 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.22 $2.34

Detailed Scott Transportation Costs Vs. Louisiana

Item Scott Louisiana
Potatoes $3.78 $3.29
Pizza $10.24 $10.62
Beer $9.23 $9.38
Optometrist $103.22 $108.57
Doctor $113.42 $116.17
Dentist $79.6 $99.13

Detailed Scott Utilities Costs Vs. Louisiana

Item Scott Louisiana
Gasoline $1.92 $2.22
Tire Balancing $64.79 $50.07
All Electricity $141.28 $167.67
Phone $180.19 $175.64

Scott SnackAbility

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

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