Indianola, MS Cost Of Living

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
81
Indianola's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
19 out of 69
In Mississippi
290 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 Indianola is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Indianola, MS?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Indianola has an overall cost of living index of 81 which is 0.8x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Mississippi, Indianola has a cost of living index that's 1.0x lower than Mississippi's index of 82.

The standard of living in Indianola ranks as #290 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Mississippi. By definition, that implies Indianola ranks as the #6,129 most expensive place in the Magnolia State.

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Indianola Cost Of Living Vs. Mississippi

Living Expense Indianola Mississippi National Average
Overall 81 82 100
Services 94 95 100
Groceries 91 94 100
Health 88 90 100
Housing 47 64 100
Transportation 88 89 100
Utilities 103 97 100
For more reading on cost of living around Mississippi, check out:
Indianola Cost of Living Vs. MS

Indianola, 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.

$90,300
Median Home Value
$688
Median Rent
$30,866
Median Income
Statistic Indianola Mississippi United States
Median Home Value $90,300 $125,500 $229,800
Median Rent $688 $789 $1,096
Median Income $30,866 $46,511 $64,994
Home Value To Income 2.9x 2.7x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.27x 0.2x 0.2x

Detailed Indianola Services Costs Vs. Mississippi

Item Indianola Mississippi
Shampoo $0.76 $1.06
Movie $9.08 $10.68
Bowling $7.08 $14.67

Detailed Indianola Groceries Costs Vs. Mississippi

Item Indianola Mississippi
Ground Beef $5.35 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.05 $1.39
Milk $1.78 $2.05

Detailed Indianola Health Costs Vs. Mississippi

Item Indianola Mississippi
Haircut $13.32 $18.62
Beauty Salon $23.38 $39.05
Toothpaste $3.06 $2.34

Detailed Indianola Transportation Costs Vs. Mississippi

Item Indianola Mississippi
Potatoes $2.36 $3.29
Pizza $9.32 $10.62
Beer $9.72 $9.38
Optometrist $83.0 $108.57
Doctor $90.5 $116.17
Dentist $86.63 $99.13

Detailed Indianola Utilities Costs Vs. Mississippi

Item Indianola Mississippi
Gasoline $2.01 $2.22
Tire Balancing $37.66 $50.07
All Electricity $122.36 $167.67
Phone $40.59 $175.64

Indianola SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
3/10
Housing
4
Affordability
5
Diversity
7
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8
Education
6
Commute
9.5

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Indianola

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Indianola
Greenville, MS 29,854 79 1.0x
Greenwood, MS 13,826 81 1.0x
Cleveland, MS 11,363 83 1.0x

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