Big Lake 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.
IndexBig LakeMissouriNational
Cost of living index9291100
IndexBig LakeMissouriNational
Goods & Services index10499100
Groceries index9895100
Health care index9297100
Housing index7879100
Transportation index8787100
Utilities index92104100

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  • The cost of living in Big Lake is 1% higher than the Missouri average.
  • The cost of living in Big Lake is 8% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Big Lake is 22% lower than the national average.
  • Missouri general sales tax is 17% lower than the national average.
  • Missouri state income tax is 33% 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$41,417$3,451$966$1,243
Renters$27,083$2,257$632$813

Missouri Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Missouri4.225%9.35%

Missouri Income Tax

StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
Missouri1.5%6%

Goods & Services

ItemBig LakeNational avg.Difference
Haircut $15.40$14.595.5%
Beauty Salon $27.20$34.6821.6%
Toothpaste $2.15$2.4713.1%
Shampoo $0.91$1.0211.0%
Movie $10.00$9.871.3%
Bowling $4.95$4.3912.7%

Groceries

ItemBig LakeNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $4.85$4.488.3%
Fried Chicken $1.79$1.4622.3%
Milk $1.71$2.3627.4%
Potatoes $2.57$3.0616.1%
Pizza $9.34$9.241.1%
Beer $8.39$8.632.8%

Health Care

ItemBig LakeNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $129.00$99.7829.3%
Doctor $81.50$105.0322.4%
Dentist $79.40$88.7010.5%
Ibuprofen $8.71$9.417.5%
Lipitor $299.67$298.500.4%

Housing

ItemBig LakeNational avg.Difference
Home Price $137,500.00$175,700.0021.7%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $822.01$1,081.0324.0%
Apartment Rent $0.00$920.00100.0%

Transportation

ItemBig LakeNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $1.79$2.0914.5%
Tire Balancing $40.94$45.299.6%

Utilities

ItemBig LakeNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$156.56$170.808.3%
Phone $26.01$28.267.9%
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.
Fortescue, MO898-2%
Corning, MO498-2%
Bigelow, MO1271-29%
Barada, NE974-26%
Rulo, NE18374-26%
Big Lake, MO13492-8%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Springlake, TX13476-24%
Phillips, OK13472-28%
Mound Station, IL13473-27%
Mount Moriah, MO13469-31%
Sallis, MS13473-27%
Big Lake, MO13492-8%
Source: The Big Lake, MO cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2015.