Ocean Springs, MS Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
92
Ocean Springs's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
56 out of 69
In Mississippi
1,974 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 Ocean Springs is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Ocean Springs, MS?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Ocean Springs has an overall cost of living index of 92 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Mississippi, Ocean Springs has a cost of living index that's 1.1x higher than Mississippi's index of 82.

The standard of living in Ocean Springs ranks as #1,974 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Mississippi. By definition, that implies Ocean Springs ranks as the #4,444 most expensive place in the Magnolia State.

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Ocean Springs Cost Of Living Vs. Mississippi

Living Expense Ocean Springs Mississippi National Average
Overall 92 82 100
Services 99 95 100
Groceries 95 94 100
Health 92 90 100
Housing 87 64 100
Transportation 100 89 100
Utilities 94 97 100
For more reading on cost of living around Mississippi, check out:
Ocean Springs Cost of Living Vs. MS

Ocean Springs, 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.

$173,100
Median Home Value
$1,005
Median Rent
$60,859
Median Income
Statistic Ocean Springs Mississippi United States
Median Home Value $173,100 $125,500 $229,800
Median Rent $1,005 $789 $1,096
Median Income $60,859 $46,511 $64,994
Home Value To Income 2.8x 2.7x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.2x 0.2x 0.2x

Detailed Ocean Springs Services Costs Vs. Mississippi

Item Ocean Springs Mississippi
Shampoo $1.21 $1.06
Movie $10.23 $10.68
Bowling $3.98 $14.67

Detailed Ocean Springs Groceries Costs Vs. Mississippi

Item Ocean Springs Mississippi
Ground Beef $3.59 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.11 $1.39
Milk $2.32 $2.05

Detailed Ocean Springs Health Costs Vs. Mississippi

Item Ocean Springs Mississippi
Haircut $14.78 $18.62
Beauty Salon $31.68 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.56 $2.34

Detailed Ocean Springs Transportation Costs Vs. Mississippi

Item Ocean Springs Mississippi
Potatoes $3.29 $3.29
Pizza $10.43 $10.62
Beer $8.0 $9.38
Optometrist $87.83 $108.57
Doctor $87.58 $116.17
Dentist $87.5 $99.13

Detailed Ocean Springs Utilities Costs Vs. Mississippi

Item Ocean Springs Mississippi
Gasoline $2.05 $2.22
Tire Balancing $51.72 $50.07
All Electricity $114.1 $167.67
Phone $35.39 $175.64

Ocean Springs SnackAbility

8
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
8
Affordability
7
Diversity
8
Safety
7
Amenities
8.5
Education
8.5
Commute
5

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Ocean Springs

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Ocean Springs
Gulfport, MS 71,660 89 1.0x
Biloxi, MS 46,042 93 1.0x
Pascagoula, MS 21,732 85 0.9x
Gautier, MS 18,436 91 1.0x
D'Iberville, MS 13,766 91 1.0x
Moss Point, MS 13,396 84 0.9x
Gulf Hills, MS 8,824 94 1.0x
St. Martin, MS 8,211 90 1.0x
Gulf Park Estates, MS 6,238 93 1.0x
Latimer, MS 6,148 90 1.0x

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