Donaldsonville, LA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2020-03-08
Donaldsonville'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 Donaldsonville is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Donaldsonville, LA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Donaldsonville has an overall cost of living index of 88 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Louisiana, Donaldsonville has a cost of living index that's 1.0x lower than Louisiana's index of 92.

The standard of living in Donaldsonville ranks as #1324 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in Louisiana. By definition, that implies Donaldsonville ranks as the #5083 most expensive place in the Pelican State.

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Donaldsonville Cost Of Living Vs. Louisiana

Living Expense Donaldsonville Louisiana National Average
Overall 88 92 100
Services 103 96 100
Groceries 98 98 100
Health 100 98 100
Housing 57 81 100
Transportation 107 99 100
Utilities 95 88 100
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Donaldsonville, 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 Donaldsonville Louisiana United States
Median Home Value $110,800 $157,800 $204,900
Median Rent $617 $850 $1,023
Median Income $22,716 $47,942 $60,293
Home Value To Income 4.9x 3.3x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.33x 0.21x 0.2x

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Cost Of Living In Cities Around Donaldsonville

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Donaldsonville
Prairieville, LA 31,721 106 1.2x
Gonzales, LA 10,677 97 1.1x
Oak Hills Place, LA 9,015 115 1.3x
Old Jefferson, LA 8,065 105 1.2x
St. Gabriel, LA 7,200 91 1.0x
Village St. George, LA 6,900 100 1.1x
Plaquemine, LA 6,726 91 1.0x
Chackbay, LA 5,573 94 1.1x

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