Springlake-University Terrace 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.
IndexSpringlake-University TerraceShreveportLouisiana
Cost of living index968692
IndexSpringlake-University TerraceShreveportLouisiana
Goods & Services index949499
Groceries index969696
Health care index929297
Housing index1087582
Transportation index888895
Utilities index797991

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  • The cost of living in Springlake-University Terrace is 5% higher than the Shreveport average.
  • The cost of living in Springlake-University Terrace is 4% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Springlake-University Terrace is 8% 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)
Household$65,468$5,456$1,527$1,964

Louisiana Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Louisiana4%11%

Louisiana Income Tax

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

Goods & Services

ItemShreveportNational avg.Difference
Haircut $13.00$15.5616.5%
Beauty Salon $41.33$36.1114.5%
Toothpaste $2.10$2.4715.2%
Shampoo $1.01$0.965.0%
Movie $9.50$10.136.2%
Bowling $4.88$4.743.1%

Groceries

ItemShreveportNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $5.14$3.9828.9%
Fried Chicken $1.11$1.4121.1%
Milk $2.75$2.0633.1%
Potatoes $2.94$2.981.5%
Pizza $10.82$9.4714.3%
Beer $7.96$8.799.4%

Health Care

ItemShreveportNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $71.00$101.0429.7%
Doctor $95.17$107.4411.4%
Dentist $82.44$90.428.8%
Ibuprofen $9.15$9.281.4%
Lipitor $430.10$426.500.8%

Housing

ItemShreveportNational avg.Difference
Home Price $125,600.00$175,700.0028.5%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $990.21$1,133.2312.6%
Apartment Rent $761.00$920.0017.3%

Transportation

ItemShreveportNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $1.74$1.9912.5%
Tire Balancing $41.10$45.7610.2%

Utilities

ItemShreveportNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$123.81$163.8124.4%
Phone $24.06$28.3915.3%
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.
Frierson, LA55778-22%
Haughton, LA3,45884-16%
Greenwood, LA3,23987-13%
Lakeview, LA1,05688-12%
Bossier City, LA64,89590-10%
Shreveport, LA200,69286-14%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Fontana, CA201,35512020%
Aurora, IL199,8781000%
Oxnard, CA201,74413131%
Tacoma, WA201,79411010%
Fayetteville, NC202,42195-5%
Shreveport, LA200,69286-14%
Source: The Springlake-University Terrace, Shreveport, LA cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2016.