Shreveport, LA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2020-03-08
88
Shreveport's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means Shreveport is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Shreveport, LA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Shreveport has an overall cost of living index of 88 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Louisiana, Shreveport has a cost of living index that's 1.0x lower than Louisiana's index of 92.

The standard of living in Shreveport ranks as #1324 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in Louisiana. By definition, that implies Shreveport ranks as the #5083 most expensive place in the Pelican State.

Shreveport Cost Of Living Vs. Louisiana

Living Expense Shreveport Louisiana National Average
Overall 88 92 100
Services 91 96 100
Groceries 97 98 100
Health 101 98 100
Housing 75 81 100
Transportation 97 99 100
Utilities 87 88 100
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Shreveport Cost of Living Vs. LA

Shreveport, 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.

$144,800
Median Home Value
$810
Median Rent
$38,279
Median Income
Statistic Shreveport Louisiana United States
Median Home Value $144,800 $157,800 $204,900
Median Rent $810 $850 $1,023
Median Income $38,279 $47,942 $60,293
Home Value To Income 3.8x 3.3x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.25x 0.21x 0.2x

Shreveport SnackAbility

4
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
7
Affordability
5
Diversity
9
Safety
3
Amenities
9
Education
7
Commute
8.5

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Shreveport

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Shreveport
Marshall, TX 23,315 83 0.9x
Jamestown, ND 15,368 90 1.0x
Minden, LA 12,442 81 0.9x
Red Chute, LA 6,468 89 1.0x

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