Sikeston, MO Cost Of Living

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

What is the cost of living in Sikeston, MO?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Sikeston has an overall cost of living index of 82 which is 0.8x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Missouri, Sikeston has a cost of living index that's 0.9x lower than Missouri's index of 91.

The standard of living in Sikeston ranks as #408 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in Missouri. By definition, that implies Sikeston ranks as the #5998 most expensive place in the Show Me State.

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Sikeston Cost Of Living Vs. Missouri

Living Expense Sikeston Missouri National Average
Overall 82 91 100
Services 96 96 100
Groceries 91 99 100
Health 87 99 100
Housing 60 78 100
Transportation 82 95 100
Utilities 87 98 100
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Sikeston Cost of Living Vs. MO

Sikeston, 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.

Median Home Value
Median Rent
Median Income
Statistic Sikeston Missouri United States
Median Home Value $118,000 $151,600 $204,900
Median Rent $637 $809 $1,023
Median Income $39,903 $53,560 $60,293
Home Value To Income 3.0x 2.8x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.19x 0.18x 0.2x

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Cost Of Living In Cities Around Sikeston

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Sikeston
Wilson, NC 49,230 90 1.1x
Cape Girardeau, MO 39,323 89 1.1x
Poplar Bluff, MO 17,107 81 1.0x
Jackson, MO 14,826 93 1.1x
Dexter, MO 7,885 79 1.0x
Caruthersville, MO 5,760 79 1.0x
Charleston, MO 5,704 79 1.0x

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