Bogalusa, LA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2020-03-08
Bogalusa's Overall Cost Of Living
Lower Than The National Average
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means Bogalusa is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Bogalusa, LA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Bogalusa has an overall cost of living index of 80 which is 0.8x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Louisiana, Bogalusa has a cost of living index that's 0.9x lower than Louisiana's index of 92.

The standard of living in Bogalusa ranks as #226 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in Louisiana. By definition, that implies Bogalusa ranks as the #6180 most expensive place in the Pelican State.

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Bogalusa Cost Of Living Vs. Louisiana

Living Expense Bogalusa Louisiana National Average
Overall 80 92 100
Services 96 96 100
Groceries 96 98 100
Health 96 98 100
Housing 43 81 100
Transportation 101 99 100
Utilities 95 88 100
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Bogalusa, LA Housing Cost Breakdown

Housing swings affordability the most between places in Louisiana, 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.

Median Home Value
Median Rent
Median Income
Statistic Bogalusa Louisiana United States
Median Home Value $72,300 $157,800 $204,900
Median Rent $619 $850 $1,023
Median Income $25,282 $47,942 $60,293
Home Value To Income 2.9x 3.3x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.29x 0.21x 0.2x

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Cost Of Living In Cities Around Bogalusa

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Bogalusa
Hattiesburg, MS 46,251 83 1.0x
Slidell, LA 27,769 94 1.2x
Hammond, LA 20,444 89 1.1x
Bay St. Louis, MS 12,465 92 1.1x
Picayune, MS 11,140 88 1.1x
Lacombe, LA 8,503 92 1.1x
Diamondhead, MS 8,149 96 1.2x
Eden Isle, LA 7,554 111 1.4x
Ponchatoula, LA 7,131 88 1.1x
West Hattiesburg, MS 5,933 88 1.1x

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