Jackson, MO Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-08
92
Jackson's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
89 out of 143
In Missouri
1,974 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 Jackson is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Jackson, MO?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Jackson has an overall cost of living index of 92 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Missouri, Jackson has a cost of living index that's 1.0x higher than Missouri's index of 89.

The standard of living in Jackson ranks as #1,974 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Missouri. By definition, that implies Jackson ranks as the #4,444 most expensive place in the Show Me State.

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Jackson Cost Of Living Vs. Missouri

Living Expense Jackson Missouri National Average
Overall 92 89 100
Services 93 95 100
Groceries 104 96 100
Health 88 96 100
Housing 87 77 100
Transportation 92 91 100
Utilities 97 97 100
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Jackson Cost of Living Vs. MO

Jackson, 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.

$173,400
Median Home Value
$883
Median Rent
$63,152
Median Income
Statistic Jackson Missouri United States
Median Home Value $173,400 $163,600 $229,800
Median Rent $883 $843 $1,096
Median Income $63,152 $57,290 $64,994
Home Value To Income 2.7x 2.9x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.17x 0.18x 0.2x

Detailed Jackson Services Costs Vs. Missouri

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

Detailed Jackson Groceries Costs Vs. Missouri

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

Detailed Jackson Health Costs Vs. Missouri

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

Detailed Jackson Transportation Costs Vs. Missouri

Item Jackson 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 Jackson Utilities Costs Vs. Missouri

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

Jackson SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
8
Affordability
8
Diversity
5
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8
Education
8
Commute
8.5

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Jackson

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Jackson
Cape Girardeau, MO 40,100 86 0.9x
Carbondale, IL 25,400 85 0.9x
Marion, IL 17,539 86 0.9x
Herrin, IL 12,806 81 0.9x
Perryville, MO 8,500 85 0.9x
Chester, IL 8,264 79 0.9x
Murphysboro, IL 7,727 78 0.8x
Carterville, IL 5,861 93 1.0x
Du Quoin, IL 5,723 77 0.8x

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