Clayton, MO Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
144
Clayton's Overall Cost Of Living
1.4x
Higher Than The National Average
141 out of 143
In Missouri
5,704 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 Clayton is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Clayton, MO?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Clayton has an overall cost of living index of 144 which is 1.4x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Missouri, Clayton has a cost of living index that's 1.6x higher than Missouri's index of 89.

The standard of living in Clayton ranks as #5,707 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Missouri. By definition, that implies Clayton ranks as the #712 most expensive place in the Show Me State.

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Clayton Cost Of Living Vs. Missouri

Living Expense Clayton Missouri National Average
Overall 144 89 100
Services 94 95 100
Groceries 100 96 100
Health 89 96 100
Housing 255 77 100
Transportation 91 91 100
Utilities 97 97 100
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Clayton Cost of Living Vs. MO

Clayton, 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.

$605,700
Median Home Value
$1,334
Median Rent
$108,387
Median Income
Statistic Clayton Missouri United States
Median Home Value $605,700 $163,600 $229,800
Median Rent $1,334 $843 $1,096
Median Income $108,387 $57,290 $64,994
Home Value To Income 5.6x 2.9x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.15x 0.18x 0.2x

Detailed Clayton Services Costs Vs. Missouri

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

Detailed Clayton Groceries Costs Vs. Missouri

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

Detailed Clayton Health Costs Vs. Missouri

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

Detailed Clayton Transportation Costs Vs. Missouri

Item Clayton 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 Clayton Utilities Costs Vs. Missouri

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

Clayton SnackAbility

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

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Clayton

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Clayton
Chesterfield, MO 47,603 117 0.8x
Wildwood, MO 35,476 118 0.8x
Ballwin, MO 30,177 103 0.7x
Kirkwood, MO 27,772 107 0.7x
Collinsville, IL 24,489 90 0.6x
Fairview Heights, IL 16,143 87 0.6x
Swansea, IL 14,100 94 0.7x
Town and Country, MO 11,109 151 1.0x
Columbia, IL 10,692 94 0.7x
Ladue, MO 8,631 170 1.2x

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