Lockport 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.
IndexLockportLouisianaNational
Cost of living index8892100
IndexLockportLouisianaNational
Goods & Services index9997100
Groceries index9898100
Health care index9697100
Housing index6481100
Transportation index10697100
Utilities index8594100
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  • The cost of living in Lockport is 5% lower than the Louisiana average.
  • The cost of living in Lockport is 12% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Lockport is 36% lower 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$65,104$5,425$1,519$1,953
Renters$37,143$3,095$867$1,114

Louisiana Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Louisiana5%12%

Louisiana Income Tax

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

Goods & Services

ItemLockportNational 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

ItemLockportNational 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

ItemLockportNational 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

ItemLockportNational avg.Difference
Home Price $105,900.00$184,700.0042.7%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,271.91$1,202.445.8%
Apartment Rent $768.00$949.0019.1%

Transportation

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

Utilities

ItemLockportNational 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.
Choctaw, LA79373-27%
Montegut, LA2,05881-19%
Chauvin, LA2,64484-16%
Galliano, LA7,39588-12%
Gray, LA5,26288-12%
Lockport, LA2,52888-12%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Turley, OK2,52883-17%
Wernersville, PA2,52799-1%
Bayview, CA2,5271088%
Bayfield, CO2,5271044%
Ferris, TX2,52787-13%
Lockport, LA2,52888-12%
Source: The Lockport, LA cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2017.