Berkeley, MO Cost Of Living

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
81
Berkeley's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
9 out of 143
In Missouri
290 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 Berkeley is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Berkeley, MO?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Berkeley has an overall cost of living index of 81 which is 0.8x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Missouri, Berkeley has a cost of living index that's 0.9x lower than Missouri's index of 89.

The standard of living in Berkeley ranks as #290 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Missouri. By definition, that implies Berkeley ranks as the #6,129 most expensive place in the Show Me State.

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Berkeley Cost Of Living Vs. Missouri

Living Expense Berkeley Missouri National Average
Overall 81 89 100
Services 95 95 100
Groceries 103 96 100
Health 87 96 100
Housing 54 77 100
Transportation 92 91 100
Utilities 96 97 100
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Berkeley Cost of Living Vs. MO

Berkeley, MO Housing Cost Breakdown

Housing swings affordability the most between places in Missouri, 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.

$63,100
Median Home Value
$978
Median Rent
$35,027
Median Income
Statistic Berkeley Missouri United States
Median Home Value $63,100 $163,600 $229,800
Median Rent $978 $843 $1,096
Median Income $35,027 $57,290 $64,994
Home Value To Income 1.8x 2.9x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.34x 0.18x 0.2x

Detailed Berkeley Services Costs Vs. Missouri

Item Berkeley Missouri
Shampoo $1.1 $1.06
Movie $9.81 $10.68
Bowling $15.64 $14.67

Detailed Berkeley Groceries Costs Vs. Missouri

Item Berkeley Missouri
Ground Beef $4.13 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.67 $1.39
Milk $1.86 $2.05

Detailed Berkeley Health Costs Vs. Missouri

Item Berkeley Missouri
Haircut $17.58 $18.62
Beauty Salon $38.54 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.36 $2.34

Detailed Berkeley Transportation Costs Vs. Missouri

Item Berkeley Missouri
Potatoes $2.98 $3.29
Pizza $9.9 $10.62
Beer $9.38 $9.38
Optometrist $76.71 $108.57
Doctor $75.53 $116.17
Dentist $98.39 $99.13

Detailed Berkeley Utilities Costs Vs. Missouri

Item Berkeley Missouri
Gasoline $2.03 $2.22
Tire Balancing $41.83 $50.07
All Electricity $149.35 $167.67
Phone $193.9 $175.64

Berkeley SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
6
Affordability
7
Diversity
6
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8.5
Education
5
Commute
7

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Berkeley

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Berkeley
Chesterfield, MO 47,603 117 1.4x
Ballwin, MO 30,177 103 1.3x
Edwardsville, IL 25,332 98 1.2x
Collinsville, IL 24,489 90 1.1x
Ferguson, MO 20,631 82 1.0x
Godfrey, IL 17,540 90 1.1x
Glen Carbon, IL 12,468 97 1.2x
Wood River, IL 10,149 82 1.0x
Bethalto, IL 9,258 86 1.1x
Maryville, IL 7,962 98 1.2x

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