According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Rolla has an overall cost of living index of 88 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.
Compared to only Missouri, Rolla has a cost of living index that's 1.0x lower than Missouri's index of 89.
The standard of living in Rolla ranks as #1,278 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Missouri. By definition, that implies Rolla ranks as the #5,140 most expensive place in the Show Me State.
|Living Expense||Rolla||Missouri||National Average|
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.
|Median Home Value||$143,700||$163,600||$229,800|
|Home Value To Income||3.9x||2.9x||3.5x|
|Rent To Monthly Income||0.23x||0.18x||0.2x|
|City||Population||Cost Of Living||Vs. Rolla|
|Fort Leonard Wood, MO||14,779||106||1.2x|
|Oak Grove, MO||8,278||91||1.0x|
|St. Robert, MO||6,193||96||1.1x|