According to the most recent data on the cost of living, University City has an overall cost of living index of 104 which is 1.0x higher than the national index of 100.
Compared to only Missouri, University City has a cost of living index that's 1.1x higher than Missouri's index of 91.
The standard of living in University City ranks as #3613 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in Missouri. By definition, that implies University City ranks as the #2794 most expensive place in the Show Me State.
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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.