Central, LA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2020-03-08
100
Central's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
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 Central is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Central, LA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Central has an overall cost of living index of 100 which is 1.0x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Louisiana, Central has a cost of living index that's 1.1x higher than Louisiana's index of 92.

The standard of living in Central ranks as #3201 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in Louisiana. By definition, that implies Central ranks as the #3205 most expensive place in the Pelican State.

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Central Cost Of Living Vs. Louisiana

Living Expense Central Louisiana National Average
Overall 100 92 100
Services 106 96 100
Groceries 99 98 100
Health 103 98 100
Housing 97 81 100
Transportation 103 99 100
Utilities 84 88 100
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Central Cost of Living Vs. LA

Central, 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.

$198,700
Median Home Value
$851
Median Rent
$71,482
Median Income
Statistic Central Louisiana United States
Median Home Value $198,700 $157,800 $204,900
Median Rent $851 $850 $1,023
Median Income $71,482 $47,942 $60,293
Home Value To Income 2.8x 3.3x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.14x 0.21x 0.2x

Central SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
8
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
6
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8
Education
8
Commute
4

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Central

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Central
Arvada, CO 117,251 109 1.1x
Golden, CO 20,798 125 1.2x
Fairmount, CO 8,710 127 1.3x
Evergreen, CO 8,602 131 1.3x
Applewood, CO 8,308 129 1.3x

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