Flowood, MS Cost Of Living

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-02-06
95
Flowood's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
63 out of 67
In Mississippi
2,509 out of 6,399
In America
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means Flowood is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Flowood, MS?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Flowood has an overall cost of living index of 95 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Mississippi, Flowood has a cost of living index that's 1.1x higher than Mississippi's index of 84.

The standard of living in Flowood ranks as #2,510 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Mississippi. By definition, that implies Flowood ranks as the #3,897 most expensive place in the Magnolia State.

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Flowood Cost Of Living Vs. Mississippi

Living Expense Flowood Mississippi National Average
Overall 95 84 100
Services 95 94 100
Groceries 89 94 100
Health 89 91 100
Housing 97 63 100
Transportation 87 90 100
Utilities 104 95 100
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Flowood Cost of Living Vs. MS

Flowood, MS Housing Cost Breakdown

Housing swings affordability the most between places in Mississippi, 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.

$187,500
Median Home Value
$1,147
Median Rent
$65,191
Median Income
Statistic Flowood Mississippi United States
Median Home Value $187,500 $119,000 $217,500
Median Rent $1,147 $780 $1,062
Median Income $65,191 $45,081 $62,843
Home Value To Income 2.9x 2.6x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.21x 0.21x 0.2x

Detailed Flowood Services Costs Vs. Mississippi

Item Flowood Mississippi
Shampoo $0.76 $1.01
Movie $9.08 $10.72
Bowling $7.08 $13.86

Detailed Flowood Groceries Costs Vs. Mississippi

Item Flowood Mississippi
Ground Beef $5.35 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.05 $1.4
Milk $1.78 $1.96

Detailed Flowood Health Costs Vs. Mississippi

Item Flowood Mississippi
Haircut $13.32 $17.49
Beauty Salon $23.38 $38.17
Toothpaste $3.06 $2.32

Detailed Flowood Transportation Costs Vs. Mississippi

Item Flowood Mississippi
Potatoes $2.36 $3.18
Pizza $9.32 $10.39
Beer $9.72 $9.23
Optometrist $83.0 $106.34
Doctor $90.5 $115.25
Dentist $86.63 $98.38

Detailed Flowood Utilities Costs Vs. Mississippi

Item Flowood Mississippi
Gasoline $2.01 $2.59
Tire Balancing $37.66 $48.9
All Electricity $122.36 $167.6
Phone $40.59 $163.42

Flowood SnackAbility

7
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8
Affordability
7
Diversity
9
Safety
6
Amenities
6
Education
9
Commute
8.5

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Flowood

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Flowood
Jackson, MS 166,383 83 0.9x
Pearl, MS 26,461 86 0.9x
Madison, MS 25,592 107 1.1x
Clinton, MS 25,131 92 1.0x
Ridgeland, MS 24,269 95 1.0x
Brandon, MS 23,930 94 1.0x
Canton, MS 12,222 87 0.9x
Byram, MS 11,578 90 0.9x
Richland, MS 7,175 87 0.9x

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