Bayou Goula 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 GoulaLouisianaNational
Cost of living index9992100
IndexBayou GoulaLouisianaNational
Goods & Services index10197100
Groceries index10298100
Health care index11697100
Housing indexn/a81100
Transportation index9797100
Utilities index8094100

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  • The cost of living in Bayou Goula is 7% higher than the Louisiana average.
  • The cost of living in Bayou Goula is 1% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Bayou Goula is equal to 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$58,869$4,906$1,374$1,766
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 GoulaNational avg.Difference
Haircut $16.77$16.094.2%
Beauty Salon $45.13$37.3320.9%
Toothpaste $2.86$2.4516.9%
Shampoo $1.00$1.000.5%
Movie $9.90$10.283.7%
Bowling $3.97$4.9319.4%

Groceries

ItemBayou GoulaNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $3.75$3.801.4%
Fried Chicken $1.28$1.408.0%
Milk $2.54$2.0126.5%
Potatoes $3.54$3.0117.7%
Pizza $8.50$9.8914.0%
Beer $8.51$8.904.4%

Health Care

ItemBayou GoulaNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $156.41$102.1653.1%
Doctor $136.79$108.3626.2%
Dentist $102.88$92.5311.2%
Ibuprofen $9.57$9.283.2%
Lipitor $447.33$425.825.1%

Housing

ItemBayou GoulaNational avg.Difference
Home Price $0.00$184,700.00100.0%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,014.76$1,202.4415.6%
Apartment Rent $0.00$949.00100.0%

Transportation

ItemBayou GoulaNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.01$2.2410.4%
Tire Balancing $51.77$46.2911.8%

Utilities

ItemBayou GoulaNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$127.49$165.9623.2%
Phone $23.88$28.6816.7%
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.
Bayou Corne, LA3399-1%
Crescent, LA53278-22%
White Castle, LA2,29284-16%
Donaldsonville, LA7,91686-14%
St. Gabriel, LA6,98489-11%
Bayou Goula, LA68299-1%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Carbonado, WA68211111%
Potosi, WI68288-12%
Oak City, UT68289-11%
Magdalena, NM68280-20%
Viola, WI68290-10%
Bayou Goula, LA68299-1%
Source: The Bayou Goula, LA cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2017.