Bayou Gauche 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.
IndexBayou GaucheLouisianaNational
Cost of living index10392100
IndexBayou GaucheLouisianaNational
Goods & Services index9997100
Groceries index9898100
Health care index9697100
Housing index11781100
Transportation index10697100
Utilities index8594100
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  • The cost of living in Bayou Gauche is 12% higher than the Louisiana average.
  • The cost of living in Bayou Gauche is 3% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Bayou Gauche is 17% higher than the national average.
  • Louisiana general sales tax is 2% 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$90,030$7,503$2,101$2,701
Renters$0$0$0$0

Louisiana Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Louisiana5%12%

Louisiana Income Tax

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

Goods & Services

ItemBayou GaucheNational avg.Difference
Haircut $16.45$16.092.2%
Beauty Salon $41.22$37.3310.4%
Toothpaste $2.19$2.4510.7%
Shampoo $1.02$1.001.6%
Movie $10.64$10.283.5%
Bowling $12.34$4.93150.3%

Groceries

ItemBayou GaucheNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $3.82$3.800.5%
Fried Chicken $0.95$1.4032.0%
Milk $2.37$2.0117.9%
Potatoes $3.12$3.013.5%
Pizza $7.49$9.8924.2%
Beer $8.77$8.901.4%

Health Care

ItemBayou GaucheNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $85.86$102.1616.0%
Doctor $98.33$108.369.3%
Dentist $88.25$92.534.6%
Ibuprofen $9.85$9.286.2%
Lipitor $441.86$425.823.8%

Housing

ItemBayou GaucheNational avg.Difference
Home Price $215,600.00$184,700.0016.7%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,271.91$1,202.445.8%
Apartment Rent $0.00$949.00100.0%

Transportation

ItemBayou GaucheNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.10$2.246.4%
Tire Balancing $60.77$46.2931.3%

Utilities

ItemBayou GaucheNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$116.95$165.9629.5%
Phone $29.67$28.683.4%
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.
Killona, LA78897-3%
Taft, LA6597-3%
Wallace, LA48386-14%
Lockport, LA2,52888-12%
Raceland, LA10,63389-11%
Bayou Gauche, LA2,1791033%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Byesville, OH2,17979-21%
Pulaski, NY2,17888-12%
Huachuca City, AZ2,18085-15%
Stonewall, LA2,18091-9%
Williston Highlands, FL2,18185-15%
Bayou Gauche, LA2,1791033%
Source: The Bayou Gauche, LA cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2017.