Tupelo, MS Cost Of Living

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

What is the cost of living in Tupelo, MS?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Tupelo has an overall cost of living index of 84 which is 0.8x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Mississippi, Tupelo has a cost of living index that's 1.0x lower than Mississippi's index of 84.

The standard of living in Tupelo ranks as #647 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in Mississippi. By definition, that implies Tupelo ranks as the #5760 most expensive place in the Magnolia State.

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Tupelo Cost Of Living Vs. Mississippi

Living Expense Tupelo Mississippi National Average
Overall 84 84 100
Services 89 94 100
Groceries 86 94 100
Health 85 91 100
Housing 73 63 100
Transportation 89 90 100
Utilities 88 95 100
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Tupelo Cost of Living Vs. MS

Tupelo, MS Housing Cost Breakdown

Housing swings affordability the most between places in Mississippi, 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 Tupelo Mississippi United States
Median Home Value $142,600 $114,500 $204,900
Median Rent $767 $762 $1,023
Median Income $48,116 $43,567 $60,293
Home Value To Income 3.0x 2.6x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.19x 0.21x 0.2x

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Cost Of Living In Cities Around Tupelo

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Tupelo
Oxford, MS 23,037 96 1.1x
Corinth, MS 14,647 82 1.0x
West Point, MS 10,794 77 0.9x
Booneville, MS 8,767 79 0.9x
New Albany, MS 8,714 82 1.0x
Amory, MS 6,983 80 1.0x
Pontotoc, MS 5,997 79 0.9x
Aberdeen, MS 5,347 75 0.9x
Ripley, MS 5,282 78 0.9x

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