Lakeshore 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.
IndexLakeshoreLouisianaNational
Cost of living index8892100
IndexLakeshoreLouisianaNational
Goods & Services index10899100
Groceries index9396100
Health care index9297100
Housing index6282100
Transportation index8895100
Utilities index9091100

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  • The cost of living in Lakeshore is 5% lower than the Louisiana average.
  • The cost of living in Lakeshore is 12% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Lakeshore is 38% 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$46,042$3,837$1,074$1,381
Renters$43,984$3,665$1,026$1,320

Louisiana Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Louisiana4%11%

Louisiana Income Tax

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

Goods & Services

ItemLakeshoreNational avg.Difference
Haircut $14.70$15.565.5%
Beauty Salon $28.88$36.1120.0%
Toothpaste $2.26$2.478.6%
Shampoo $0.93$0.964.0%
Movie $8.50$10.1316.0%
Bowling $13.00$4.74174.5%

Groceries

ItemLakeshoreNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $3.33$3.9816.4%
Fried Chicken $1.14$1.4118.7%
Milk $2.06$2.060.2%
Potatoes $2.88$2.983.3%
Pizza $8.71$9.478.0%
Beer $7.90$8.7910.1%

Health Care

ItemLakeshoreNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $82.92$101.0417.9%
Doctor $81.17$107.4424.5%
Dentist $84.67$90.426.4%
Ibuprofen $9.51$9.282.5%
Lipitor $445.52$426.504.5%

Housing

ItemLakeshoreNational avg.Difference
Home Price $97,000.00$175,700.0044.8%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,080.59$1,133.234.6%
Apartment Rent $725.00$920.0021.2%

Transportation

ItemLakeshoreNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $1.74$1.9912.6%
Tire Balancing $41.06$45.7610.3%

Utilities

ItemLakeshoreNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$127.39$163.8122.2%
Phone $30.22$28.396.4%
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.
Collinston, LA19977-23%
Richwood, LA5,84681-19%
Brownsville, LA4,35682-18%
Bawcomville, LA3,68284-16%
Sterlington, LA1,82187-13%
Lakeshore, LA1,59188-12%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Sylvan Lake, MI1,59199-1%
Olathe, CO1,59190-10%
Commercial Point, OH1,59197-3%
Monteagle, TN1,59187-13%
McGill, NV1,59082-18%
Lakeshore, LA1,59188-12%
Source: The Lakeshore, LA cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2016.