Abita Springs cost of living index

In the event that the cost of living data was unavailable for this city, estimates based upon nearby cities were used. Each cost of living index is based on a national average of 100. If the amount is below 100, it is lower than the national average. If the amount is above 100, it is higher than the national average.
IndexAbita SpringsLouisianaNational
Cost of living index10091100
IndexAbita SpringsLouisianaNational
Goods & Services index9897100
Groceries index9497100
Health care index9495100
Housing index10682100
Transportation index9794100
Utilities index9788100

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  • The cost of living in Abita Springs is 10% higher than the Louisiana average.
  • The cost of living in Abita Springs is equal to the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Abita Springs is 6% higher than the national average.
  • Louisiana general sales tax is 21% lower than the national average.
  • Louisiana state income tax is 10% lower than the national average.

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Median Income & Debt-To-Income Ratio

Median IncomePer YearPer MonthMax Budget (28% DTI)Max Budget (36% DTI)
Owners$72,969$6,081$1,702$2,189
Renters$34,125$2,844$796$1,024

Louisiana Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Louisiana4%11%

Louisiana Income Tax

StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
Louisiana2%6%

Goods & Services

ItemAbita SpringsNational avg.Difference
Haircut $14.75$14.591.1%
Beauty Salon $41.00$34.6818.2%
Toothpaste $2.15$2.4713.1%
Shampoo $0.99$1.023.1%
Movie $10.13$9.872.7%
Bowling $4.75$4.398.2%

Groceries

ItemAbita SpringsNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $3.97$4.4811.3%
Fried Chicken $1.31$1.4610.5%
Milk $2.54$2.367.8%
Potatoes $3.28$3.067.1%
Pizza $8.49$9.248.1%
Beer $8.02$8.637.1%

Health Care

ItemAbita SpringsNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $79.88$99.7819.9%
Doctor $88.60$105.0315.6%
Dentist $81.00$88.708.7%
Ibuprofen $10.68$9.4113.5%
Lipitor $317.51$298.506.4%

Housing

ItemAbita SpringsNational avg.Difference
Home Price $180,200.00$175,700.002.6%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $920.65$1,081.0314.8%
Apartment Rent $1,042.00$920.0013.3%

Transportation

ItemAbita SpringsNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $1.92$2.098.3%
Tire Balancing $50.50$45.2911.5%

Utilities

ItemAbita SpringsNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$151.97$170.8011.0%
Phone $30.76$28.268.9%
Although the cost of living data is updated regularly, this cost of living information is to be used as estimates only as prices can change on an ongoing basis.

Nearby cities with low cost of living

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Sun, LA30686-14%
Folsom, LA66691-9%
Lacombe, LA7,72694-6%
Slidell, LA27,37296-4%
Covington, LA9,1511011%
Abita Springs, LA2,512100-0%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Wernersville, PA2,5121022%
Lake Holiday, VA2,5121099%
Williamsburg, OH2,51284-16%
Princeville, HI2,511211111%
Petersburg, IN2,51380-20%
Abita Springs, LA2,512100-0%
Source: The Abita Springs, LA cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2015.