Branson, MO Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
91
Branson's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
79 out of 138
In Missouri
1,886 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 Branson is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Branson, MO?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Branson has an overall cost of living index of 91 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Missouri, Branson has a cost of living index that's 1.0x lower than Missouri's index of 91.

The standard of living in Branson ranks as #1,887 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Missouri. By definition, that implies Branson ranks as the #4,520 most expensive place in the Show Me State.

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Branson Cost Of Living Vs. Missouri

Living Expense Branson Missouri National Average
Overall 91 91 100
Services 98 96 100
Groceries 99 99 100
Health 98 99 100
Housing 83 78 100
Transportation 87 95 100
Utilities 86 98 100
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Branson Cost of Living Vs. MO

Branson, 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.

$157,500
Median Home Value
$857
Median Rent
$46,319
Median Income
Statistic Branson Missouri United States
Median Home Value $157,500 $157,200 $217,500
Median Rent $857 $830 $1,062
Median Income $46,319 $55,461 $62,843
Home Value To Income 3.4x 2.8x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.22x 0.18x 0.2x

Detailed Branson Services Costs Vs. Missouri

Item Branson Missouri
Shampoo $0.99 $1.01
Movie $10.03 $10.72
Bowling $15.6 $13.86

Detailed Branson Groceries Costs Vs. Missouri

Item Branson Missouri
Ground Beef $4.21 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.79 $1.4
Milk $2.17 $1.96

Detailed Branson Health Costs Vs. Missouri

Item Branson Missouri
Haircut $14.4 $17.49
Beauty Salon $29.32 $38.17
Toothpaste $1.74 $2.32

Detailed Branson Transportation Costs Vs. Missouri

Item Branson Missouri
Potatoes $2.99 $3.18
Pizza $8.74 $10.39
Beer $8.79 $9.23
Optometrist $98.0 $106.34
Doctor $106.67 $115.25
Dentist $95.2 $98.38

Detailed Branson Utilities Costs Vs. Missouri

Item Branson Missouri
Gasoline $2.33 $2.59
Tire Balancing $41.39 $48.9
All Electricity $129.27 $167.6
Phone $175.61 $163.42

Branson SnackAbility

4
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
7
Affordability
6
Diversity
8
Safety
3
Amenities
7
Education
7
Commute
8.5

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Branson

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Branson
Nixa, MO 21,544 89 1.0x
Ozark, MO 19,767 90 1.0x
Republic, MO 16,247 88 1.0x
Harrison, AR 13,063 79 0.9x
Monett, MO 8,984 83 0.9x
Aurora, MO 7,438 81 0.9x
Battlefield, MO 6,240 90 1.0x
Willard, MO 5,519 87 1.0x
Berryville, AR 5,442 81 0.9x

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