Springfield, MO Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2020-03-08
85
Springfield's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means Springfield is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Springfield, MO?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Springfield has an overall cost of living index of 85 which is 0.8x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Missouri, Springfield has a cost of living index that's 0.9x lower than Missouri's index of 91.

The standard of living in Springfield ranks as #795 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in Missouri. By definition, that implies Springfield ranks as the #5611 most expensive place in the Show Me State.

Springfield Cost Of Living Vs. Missouri

Living Expense Springfield Missouri National Average
Overall 85 91 100
Services 98 96 100
Groceries 99 99 100
Health 98 99 100
Housing 63 78 100
Transportation 87 95 100
Utilities 86 98 100
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Springfield Cost of Living Vs. MO

Springfield, 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.

$115,200
Median Home Value
$730
Median Rent
$35,674
Median Income
Statistic Springfield Missouri United States
Median Home Value $115,200 $151,600 $204,900
Median Rent $730 $809 $1,023
Median Income $35,674 $53,560 $60,293
Home Value To Income 3.2x 2.8x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.25x 0.18x 0.2x

Springfield SnackAbility

4
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
6
Affordability
5
Diversity
7
Safety
2
Amenities
9
Education
8
Commute
9

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Springfield

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Springfield
Nixa, MO 21,113 89 1.0x
Ozark, MO 19,418 90 1.1x
Republic, MO 16,044 88 1.0x
Battlefield, MO 6,104 90 1.1x
Willard, MO 5,453 87 1.0x

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