Ville Platte, LA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
82
Ville Platte's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
10 out of 109
In Louisiana
377 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 Ville Platte is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Ville Platte, LA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Ville Platte has an overall cost of living index of 82 which is 0.8x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Louisiana, Ville Platte has a cost of living index that's 0.9x lower than Louisiana's index of 91.

The standard of living in Ville Platte ranks as #377 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Louisiana. By definition, that implies Ville Platte ranks as the #6,041 most expensive place in the Pelican State.

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Ville Platte Cost Of Living Vs. Louisiana

Living Expense Ville Platte Louisiana National Average
Overall 82 91 100
Services 99 98 100
Groceries 101 97 100
Health 95 97 100
Housing 48 83 100
Transportation 102 93 100
Utilities 90 86 100
For more reading on cost of living around Louisiana, check out:
Ville Platte Cost of Living Vs. LA

Ville Platte, 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.

$67,300
Median Home Value
$563
Median Rent
$20,147
Median Income
Statistic Ville Platte Louisiana United States
Median Home Value $67,300 $168,100 $229,800
Median Rent $563 $876 $1,096
Median Income $20,147 $50,800 $64,994
Home Value To Income 3.3x 3.3x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.34x 0.21x 0.2x

Detailed Ville Platte Services Costs Vs. Louisiana

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

Detailed Ville Platte Groceries Costs Vs. Louisiana

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

Detailed Ville Platte Health Costs Vs. Louisiana

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

Detailed Ville Platte Transportation Costs Vs. Louisiana

Item Ville Platte 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 Ville Platte Utilities Costs Vs. Louisiana

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

Ville Platte SnackAbility

3
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
1/10
Housing
3
Affordability
4
Diversity
8.5
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8
Education
3
Commute
6

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Ville Platte

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Ville Platte
Lafayette, LA 126,674 95 1.2x
Alexandria, LA 46,545 87 1.1x
Opelousas, LA 16,687 86 1.0x
Pineville, LA 14,179 86 1.0x
Crowley, LA 12,689 85 1.0x
Jennings, LA 9,874 79 1.0x
Eunice, LA 9,754 86 1.0x
Breaux Bridge, LA 8,213 96 1.2x
Oakdale, LA 7,571 75 0.9x
St. Martinville, LA 5,844 79 1.0x

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