Oakdale, LA Cost Of Living

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

What is the cost of living in Oakdale, LA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Oakdale has an overall cost of living index of 77 which is 0.8x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Louisiana, Oakdale has a cost of living index that's 0.8x lower than Louisiana's index of 92.

The standard of living in Oakdale ranks as #82 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in Louisiana. By definition, that implies Oakdale ranks as the #6324 most expensive place in the Pelican State.

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Oakdale Cost Of Living Vs. Louisiana

Living Expense Oakdale Louisiana National Average
Overall 77 92 100
Services 94 96 100
Groceries 94 98 100
Health 102 98 100
Housing 36 81 100
Transportation 89 99 100
Utilities 101 88 100
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Oakdale, 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 Oakdale Louisiana United States
Median Home Value $67,800 $157,800 $204,900
Median Rent $488 $850 $1,023
Median Income $25,550 $47,942 $60,293
Home Value To Income 2.7x 3.3x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.23x 0.21x 0.2x

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Cost Of Living In Cities Around Oakdale

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Oakdale
Alexandria, LA 47,539 89 1.2x
Opelousas, LA 16,399 83 1.1x
Pineville, LA 14,313 88 1.1x
Crowley, LA 12,960 83 1.1x
DeRidder, LA 11,050 86 1.1x
Eunice, LA 10,407 84 1.1x
Jennings, LA 10,047 81 1.1x
Fort Polk South, LA 9,233 100 1.3x
Ville Platte, LA 7,196 81 1.1x
Leesville, LA 6,055 84 1.1x

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