Rolla, MO Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2020-03-08
88
Rolla's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
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 Rolla is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Rolla, MO?

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

Compared to only Missouri, Rolla has a cost of living index that's 1.0x lower than Missouri's index of 91.

The standard of living in Rolla ranks as #1324 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in Missouri. By definition, that implies Rolla ranks as the #5083 most expensive place in the Show Me State.

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Rolla Cost Of Living Vs. Missouri

Living Expense Rolla Missouri National Average
Overall 88 91 100
Services 94 96 100
Groceries 98 99 100
Health 97 99 100
Housing 70 78 100
Transportation 99 95 100
Utilities 98 98 100
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Rolla Cost of Living Vs. MO

Rolla, MO Housing Cost Breakdown

Housing swings affordability the most between places in Missouri, 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.

$125,100
Median Home Value
$715
Median Rent
$34,934
Median Income
Statistic Rolla Missouri United States
Median Home Value $125,100 $151,600 $204,900
Median Rent $715 $809 $1,023
Median Income $34,934 $53,560 $60,293
Home Value To Income 3.6x 2.8x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.25x 0.18x 0.2x

Rolla SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
6
Affordability
5
Diversity
7
Safety
4
Amenities
8.5
Education
8
Commute
10

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Rolla

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Rolla
Fort Leonard Wood, MO 15,882 106 1.2x
Oak Grove, MO 8,008 92 1.0x
Sullivan, MO 6,496 86 1.0x
St. Robert, MO 5,767 97 1.1x

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