Port Allen, LA Cost Of Living

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

What is the cost of living in Port Allen, LA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Port Allen has an overall cost of living index of 92 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

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

The standard of living in Port Allen ranks as #2060 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in Louisiana. By definition, that implies Port Allen ranks as the #4346 most expensive place in the Pelican State.

Port Allen Cost Of Living Vs. Louisiana

Living Expense Port Allen Louisiana National Average
Overall 92 92 100
Services 106 96 100
Groceries 99 98 100
Health 103 98 100
Housing 71 81 100
Transportation 103 99 100
Utilities 84 88 100
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Port Allen, 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 Port Allen Louisiana United States
Median Home Value $119,500 $157,800 $204,900
Median Rent $864 $850 $1,023
Median Income $41,563 $47,942 $60,293
Home Value To Income 2.9x 3.3x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.25x 0.21x 0.2x

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Cost Of Living In Cities Around Port Allen

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Port Allen
Baton Rouge, LA 225,362 96 1.0x
Prairieville, LA 31,721 106 1.2x
Central, LA 28,577 100 1.1x
Zachary, LA 17,056 103 1.1x
Baker, LA 13,557 93 1.0x
Gardere, LA 10,841 96 1.0x
Oak Hills Place, LA 9,015 115 1.2x
Merrydale, LA 8,808 92 1.0x
St. Gabriel, LA 7,200 91 1.0x
Inniswold, LA 6,777 110 1.2x

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