Lakeside 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.
Cost of living index9690100
Goods & Services index9593100
Groceries index9698100
Health care index9997100
Housing indexn/a78100
Transportation index9394100
Utilities index101103100

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  • The cost of living in Lakeside is 6% higher than the Missouri average.
  • The cost of living in Lakeside is 4% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Lakeside is equal to the national average.
  • Missouri general sales tax is 17% lower than the national average.
  • Missouri state income tax is 33% lower than the national average.

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Goods & Services

ItemLakesideNational avg.Difference
Haircut $13.39$16.0916.8%
Beauty Salon $36.23$37.333.0%
Toothpaste $2.71$2.4510.6%
Shampoo $0.86$1.0014.4%
Movie $8.28$10.2819.5%
Bowling $4.43$4.9310.2%


ItemLakesideNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $3.92$3.803.0%
Fried Chicken $1.13$1.4018.9%
Milk $2.49$2.0124.2%
Potatoes $2.78$3.017.7%
Pizza $9.59$9.893.0%
Beer $8.47$8.904.8%

Health Care

ItemLakesideNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $90.65$102.1611.3%
Doctor $103.48$108.364.5%
Dentist $88.71$92.534.1%
Ibuprofen $9.76$9.285.2%
Lipitor $468.32$425.8210.0%


ItemLakesideNational avg.Difference
Home Price $0.00$184,700.00100.0%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $939.15$1,202.4421.9%
Apartment Rent $0.00$949.00100.0%


ItemLakesideNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.16$2.243.7%
Tire Balancing $40.13$46.2913.3%


ItemLakesideNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$159.39$165.964.0%
Phone $30.61$28.686.7%
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.
Barnett, MO18179-21%
Tuscumbia, MO23582-18%
Eldon, MO4,61183-17%
Linn Creek, MO26183-17%
Olean, MO8783-17%
Lakeside, MO096-4%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Freeport, KS01000%
Rivers, NM095-5%
Four Points, TX098-2%
Donald, WA01000%
Petersville, AK012020%
Lakeside, MO096-4%
Source: The Lakeside, MO cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2017.