Waveland, MS Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-08
87
Waveland's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
38 out of 69
In Mississippi
1,101 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 Waveland is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Waveland, MS?

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.

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Waveland Cost Of Living Vs. Mississippi

Living Expense Waveland Mississippi National Average
Overall 87 82 100
Services 100 95 100
Groceries 96 94 100
Health 91 90 100
Housing 67 64 100
Transportation 97 89 100
Utilities 94 97 100
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Waveland Cost of Living Vs. MS

Waveland, 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.

$155,200
Median Home Value
$730
Median Rent
$47,214
Median Income
Statistic Waveland Mississippi United States
Median Home Value $155,200 $125,500 $229,800
Median Rent $730 $789 $1,096
Median Income $47,214 $46,511 $64,994
Home Value To Income 3.3x 2.7x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.19x 0.2x 0.2x

Detailed Waveland Services Costs Vs. Mississippi

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

Detailed Waveland Groceries Costs Vs. Mississippi

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

Detailed Waveland Health Costs Vs. Mississippi

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

Detailed Waveland Transportation Costs Vs. Mississippi

Item Waveland 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 Waveland Utilities Costs Vs. Mississippi

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

Waveland SnackAbility

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

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Waveland

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Waveland
New Orleans, LA 391,249 100 1.1x
Gulfport, MS 71,660 89 1.0x
Chalmette, LA 23,111 94 1.1x
Harvey, LA 20,992 92 1.1x
Ocean Springs, MS 17,756 92 1.1x
Gretna, LA 17,746 97 1.1x
Long Beach, MS 15,829 91 1.0x
Bay St. Louis, MS 13,539 91 1.0x
Bogalusa, LA 11,658 82 0.9x
Gulf Hills, MS 8,824 94 1.1x

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