Sulphur, LA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
86
Sulphur's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
23 out of 108
In Louisiana
959 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 Sulphur is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Sulphur, LA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Sulphur has an overall cost of living index of 86 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

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

The standard of living in Sulphur ranks as #959 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Louisiana. By definition, that implies Sulphur ranks as the #5,447 most expensive place in the Pelican State.

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Sulphur Cost Of Living Vs. Louisiana

Living Expense Sulphur Louisiana National Average
Overall 86 92 100
Services 95 96 100
Groceries 98 98 100
Health 91 98 100
Housing 71 81 100
Transportation 96 99 100
Utilities 77 88 100
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Sulphur Cost of Living Vs. LA

Sulphur, 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.

$141,700
Median Home Value
$850
Median Rent
$53,287
Median Income
Statistic Sulphur Louisiana United States
Median Home Value $141,700 $163,100 $217,500
Median Rent $850 $866 $1,062
Median Income $53,287 $49,469 $62,843
Home Value To Income 2.7x 3.3x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.19x 0.21x 0.2x

Detailed Sulphur Services Costs Vs. Louisiana

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

Detailed Sulphur Groceries Costs Vs. Louisiana

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

Detailed Sulphur Health Costs Vs. Louisiana

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

Detailed Sulphur Transportation Costs Vs. Louisiana

Item Sulphur 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 Sulphur Utilities Costs Vs. Louisiana

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

Sulphur SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
7
Affordability
8
Diversity
7
Safety
4
Amenities
8.5
Education
6
Commute
9

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Sulphur

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Sulphur
Beaumont, TX 118,151 88 1.0x
Lake Charles, LA 77,283 87 1.0x
Orange, TX 18,762 87 1.0x
Nederland, TX 17,357 92 1.1x
Groves, TX 15,662 88 1.0x
Port Neches, TX 12,782 93 1.1x
Moss Bluff, LA 11,055 92 1.1x
DeRidder, LA 10,861 86 1.0x
Jennings, LA 9,980 81 0.9x
Prien, LA 8,437 94 1.1x

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