Haughton 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.
IndexHaughtonLouisianaNational
Cost of living index8491100
IndexHaughtonLouisianaNational
Goods & Services index9397100
Groceries index9697100
Health care index8795100
Housing index6682100
Transportation index9794100
Utilities index7988100

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  • The cost of living in Haughton is 7% lower than the Louisiana average.
  • The cost of living in Haughton is 16% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Haughton is 34% lower 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$49,831$4,153$1,163$1,495
Renters$24,441$2,037$570$733

Louisiana Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Louisiana4%11%

Louisiana Income Tax

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

Goods & Services

ItemHaughtonNational avg.Difference
Haircut $11.50$14.5921.2%
Beauty Salon $35.38$34.682.0%
Toothpaste $2.31$2.476.6%
Shampoo $0.90$1.0211.9%
Movie $9.50$9.873.7%
Bowling $4.88$4.3911.1%

Groceries

ItemHaughtonNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $4.30$4.483.9%
Fried Chicken $1.20$1.4618.0%
Milk $2.47$2.364.8%
Potatoes $3.00$3.062.0%
Pizza $10.59$9.2414.6%
Beer $7.93$8.638.1%

Health Care

ItemHaughtonNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $73.49$99.7826.3%
Doctor $96.50$105.038.1%
Dentist $75.90$88.7014.4%
Ibuprofen $9.52$9.411.1%
Lipitor $250.79$298.5016.0%

Housing

ItemHaughtonNational avg.Difference
Home Price $111,000.00$175,700.0036.8%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $965.82$1,081.0310.7%
Apartment Rent $654.00$920.0028.9%

Transportation

ItemHaughtonNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $1.83$2.0912.4%
Tire Balancing $55.96$45.2923.6%

Utilities

ItemHaughtonNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$127.57$170.8025.3%
Phone $23.95$28.2615.2%
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.
Ringgold, LA1,64275-25%
Doyline, LA99978-22%
Dixie Inn, LA28379-21%
Minden, LA12,98881-19%
Benton, LA1,87882-18%
Haughton, LA3,45884-16%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Troy, NC3,45880-20%
Ely, MN3,45988-12%
Hoosick Falls, NY3,45999-1%
Ovilla, TX3,46011313%
Frontenac, KS3,45687-13%
Haughton, LA3,45884-16%
Source: The Haughton, LA cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2015.