West Point, MS Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
79
West Point's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
8 out of 69
In Mississippi
155 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 West Point is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in West Point, MS?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, West Point has an overall cost of living index of 79 which is 0.8x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Mississippi, West Point has a cost of living index that's 1.0x lower than Mississippi's index of 82.

The standard of living in West Point ranks as #155 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Mississippi. By definition, that implies West Point ranks as the #6,263 most expensive place in the Magnolia State.

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West Point Cost Of Living Vs. Mississippi

Living Expense West Point Mississippi National Average
Overall 79 82 100
Services 91 95 100
Groceries 86 94 100
Health 81 90 100
Housing 55 64 100
Transportation 90 89 100
Utilities 88 97 100
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West Point Cost of Living Vs. MS

West Point, 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.

$93,300
Median Home Value
$683
Median Rent
$30,399
Median Income
Statistic West Point Mississippi United States
Median Home Value $93,300 $125,500 $229,800
Median Rent $683 $789 $1,096
Median Income $30,399 $46,511 $64,994
Home Value To Income 3.1x 2.7x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.27x 0.2x 0.2x

Detailed West Point Services Costs Vs. Mississippi

Item West Point Mississippi
Shampoo $0.91 $1.06
Movie $9.75 $10.68
Bowling $10.0 $14.67

Detailed West Point Groceries Costs Vs. Mississippi

Item West Point Mississippi
Ground Beef $3.44 $4.22
Fried Chicken $0.95 $1.39
Milk $1.03 $2.05

Detailed West Point Health Costs Vs. Mississippi

Item West Point Mississippi
Haircut $16.33 $18.62
Beauty Salon $21.89 $39.05
Toothpaste $1.63 $2.34

Detailed West Point Transportation Costs Vs. Mississippi

Item West Point Mississippi
Potatoes $2.86 $3.29
Pizza $10.08 $10.62
Beer $8.7 $9.38
Optometrist $97.78 $108.57
Doctor $58.33 $116.17
Dentist $81.11 $99.13

Detailed West Point Utilities Costs Vs. Mississippi

Item West Point Mississippi
Gasoline $1.91 $2.22
Tire Balancing $45.33 $50.07
All Electricity $131.41 $167.67
Phone $181.26 $175.64

West Point SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
3/10
Housing
4
Affordability
5
Diversity
8.5
Safety
4
Amenities
7
Education
5
Commute
9

Cost Of Living In Cities Around West Point

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. West Point
Tupelo, MS 38,251 82 1.0x
Starkville, MS 25,495 88 1.1x
Columbus, MS 23,853 81 1.0x
Amory, MS 6,873 79 1.0x
Pontotoc, MS 6,070 80 1.0x
Louisville, MS 6,063 80 1.0x
Aberdeen, MS 5,302 76 1.0x

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