Ridgeland, MS Cost Of Living

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
95
Ridgeland's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
65 out of 69
In Mississippi
2,449 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 Ridgeland is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Ridgeland, MS?

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

Compared to only Mississippi, Ridgeland has a cost of living index that's 1.2x higher than Mississippi's index of 82.

The standard of living in Ridgeland ranks as #2,449 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Mississippi. By definition, that implies Ridgeland ranks as the #3,969 most expensive place in the Magnolia State.

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Ridgeland Cost Of Living Vs. Mississippi

Living Expense Ridgeland Mississippi National Average
Overall 95 82 100
Services 95 95 100
Groceries 90 94 100
Health 90 90 100
Housing 99 64 100
Transportation 88 89 100
Utilities 105 97 100
For more reading on cost of living around Mississippi, check out:
Ridgeland Cost of Living Vs. MS

Ridgeland, 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.

$195,700
Median Home Value
$1,054
Median Rent
$60,296
Median Income
Statistic Ridgeland Mississippi United States
Median Home Value $195,700 $125,500 $229,800
Median Rent $1,054 $789 $1,096
Median Income $60,296 $46,511 $64,994
Home Value To Income 3.2x 2.7x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.21x 0.2x 0.2x

Detailed Ridgeland Services Costs Vs. Mississippi

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

Detailed Ridgeland Groceries Costs Vs. Mississippi

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

Detailed Ridgeland Health Costs Vs. Mississippi

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

Detailed Ridgeland Transportation Costs Vs. Mississippi

Item Ridgeland 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 Ridgeland Utilities Costs Vs. Mississippi

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

Ridgeland SnackAbility

8
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8
Affordability
6
Diversity
9
Safety
5
Amenities
8.5
Education
8.5
Commute
9

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Ridgeland

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Ridgeland
Jackson, MS 163,778 83 0.9x
Pearl, MS 26,462 88 0.9x
Madison, MS 25,650 107 1.1x
Clinton, MS 24,797 93 1.0x
Brandon, MS 24,088 95 1.0x
Canton, MS 11,943 88 0.9x
Byram, MS 11,519 92 1.0x
Flowood, MS 9,213 94 1.0x
Richland, MS 7,203 89 0.9x

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