Prien, LA Cost Of Living

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-03-08
Prien'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 Prien is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Prien, LA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Prien has an overall cost of living index of 94 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

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

The standard of living in Prien ranks as #2371 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in Louisiana. By definition, that implies Prien ranks as the #4035 most expensive place in the Pelican State.

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Prien Cost Of Living Vs. Louisiana

Living Expense Prien Louisiana National Average
Overall 94 92 100
Services 95 96 100
Groceries 98 98 100
Health 91 98 100
Housing 98 81 100
Transportation 96 99 100
Utilities 77 88 100
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Prien, 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 Prien Louisiana United States
Median Home Value $213,500 $157,800 $204,900
Median Rent $713 $850 $1,023
Median Income $87,500 $47,942 $60,293
Home Value To Income 2.4x 3.3x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.1x 0.21x 0.2x

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Cost Of Living In Cities Around Prien

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Prien
Lake Charles, LA 76,267 87 0.9x
Sulphur, LA 20,241 86 0.9x
Orange, TX 18,901 87 0.9x
Nederland, TX 17,371 92 1.0x
Groves, TX 15,760 88 0.9x
Port Neches, TX 12,853 93 1.0x
Moss Bluff, LA 12,034 92 1.0x
DeRidder, LA 11,050 86 0.9x
Vidor, TX 10,805 85 0.9x
Jennings, LA 10,047 81 0.9x

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