Ferguson, MO Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-08
82
Ferguson's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
16 out of 143
In Missouri
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 Ferguson is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Ferguson, MO?

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

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

The standard of living in Ferguson ranks as #377 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Missouri. By definition, that implies Ferguson ranks as the #6,041 most expensive place in the Show Me State.

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Ferguson Cost Of Living Vs. Missouri

Living Expense Ferguson Missouri National Average
Overall 82 89 100
Services 94 95 100
Groceries 103 96 100
Health 87 96 100
Housing 58 77 100
Transportation 89 91 100
Utilities 98 97 100
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Ferguson Cost of Living Vs. MO

Ferguson, 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.

$78,500
Median Home Value
$904
Median Rent
$37,376
Median Income
Statistic Ferguson Missouri United States
Median Home Value $78,500 $163,600 $229,800
Median Rent $904 $843 $1,096
Median Income $37,376 $57,290 $64,994
Home Value To Income 2.1x 2.9x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.29x 0.18x 0.2x

Detailed Ferguson Services Costs Vs. Missouri

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

Detailed Ferguson Groceries Costs Vs. Missouri

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

Detailed Ferguson Health Costs Vs. Missouri

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

Detailed Ferguson Transportation Costs Vs. Missouri

Item Ferguson 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 Ferguson Utilities Costs Vs. Missouri

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

Ferguson SnackAbility

3
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
6
Affordability
7
Diversity
8.5
Safety
3
Amenities
9
Education
6
Commute
7

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Ferguson

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Ferguson
Ballwin, MO 30,177 103 1.3x
Edwardsville, IL 25,332 98 1.2x
Collinsville, IL 24,489 90 1.1x
Godfrey, IL 17,540 90 1.1x
Fairview Heights, IL 16,143 87 1.1x
Jennings, MO 14,672 82 1.0x
Glen Carbon, IL 12,468 97 1.2x
Wood River, IL 10,149 82 1.0x
Bethalto, IL 9,258 86 1.0x
Berkeley, MO 8,912 81 1.0x

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