According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Waveland has an overall cost of living index of 87 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.
Compared to only Mississippi, Waveland has a cost of living index that's 1.1x higher than Mississippi's index of 82.
The standard of living in Waveland ranks as #1,101 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Mississippi. By definition, that implies Waveland ranks as the #5,317 most expensive place in the Magnolia State.
|Living Expense||Waveland||Mississippi||National Average|
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.
|City||Population||Cost Of Living||Vs. Waveland|
|New Orleans, LA||391,249||100||1.1x|
|Ocean Springs, MS||17,756||92||1.1x|
|Long Beach, MS||15,829||91||1.0x|
|Bay St. Louis, MS||13,539||91||1.0x|
|Gulf Hills, MS||8,824||94||1.1x|