Long Beach, MS Cost Of Living

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-02-06
93
Long Beach's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
57 out of 67
In Mississippi
2,223 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 Long Beach is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Long Beach, MS?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Long Beach has an overall cost of living index of 93 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

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

The standard of living in Long Beach ranks as #2,224 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Mississippi. By definition, that implies Long Beach ranks as the #4,182 most expensive place in the Magnolia State.

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Long Beach Cost Of Living Vs. Mississippi

Living Expense Long Beach Mississippi National Average
Overall 93 84 100
Services 98 94 100
Groceries 97 94 100
Health 91 91 100
Housing 85 63 100
Transportation 98 90 100
Utilities 93 95 100
For more reading on cost of living around Mississippi, check out:
Long Beach Cost of Living Vs. MS

Long Beach, 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.

$151,400
Median Home Value
$965
Median Rent
$53,951
Median Income
Statistic Long Beach Mississippi United States
Median Home Value $151,400 $119,000 $217,500
Median Rent $965 $780 $1,062
Median Income $53,951 $45,081 $62,843
Home Value To Income 2.8x 2.6x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.21x 0.21x 0.2x

Detailed Long Beach Services Costs Vs. Mississippi

Item Long Beach Mississippi
Shampoo $1.21 $1.01
Movie $10.23 $10.72
Bowling $3.98 $13.86

Detailed Long Beach Groceries Costs Vs. Mississippi

Item Long Beach Mississippi
Ground Beef $3.59 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.11 $1.4
Milk $2.32 $1.96

Detailed Long Beach Health Costs Vs. Mississippi

Item Long Beach Mississippi
Haircut $14.78 $17.49
Beauty Salon $31.68 $38.17
Toothpaste $2.56 $2.32

Detailed Long Beach Transportation Costs Vs. Mississippi

Item Long Beach Mississippi
Potatoes $3.29 $3.18
Pizza $10.43 $10.39
Beer $8.0 $9.23
Optometrist $87.83 $106.34
Doctor $87.58 $115.25
Dentist $87.5 $98.38

Detailed Long Beach Utilities Costs Vs. Mississippi

Item Long Beach Mississippi
Gasoline $2.05 $2.59
Tire Balancing $51.72 $48.9
All Electricity $114.1 $167.6
Phone $35.39 $163.42

Long Beach SnackAbility

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

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Long Beach

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Long Beach
Gulfport, MS 71,676 89 1.0x
Biloxi, MS 45,906 92 1.0x
Bay St. Louis, MS 13,018 92 1.0x
Diamondhead, MS 8,103 96 1.0x
St. Martin, MS 7,963 88 0.9x
Waveland, MS 6,336 89 1.0x
Pass Christian, MS 5,877 93 1.0x

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