Lucedale 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.
IndexLucedaleMississippiNational
Cost of living index8984100
IndexLucedaleMississippiNational
Goods & Services index10794100
Groceries index10194100
Health care index10991100
Housing index5563100
Transportation index9490100
Utilities index10295100
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  • The cost of living in Lucedale is 6% higher than the Mississippi average.
  • The cost of living in Lucedale is 11% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Lucedale is 45% lower than the national average.
  • Mississippi general sales tax is 37% higher than the national average.
  • Mississippi state income tax is 35% higher 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$48,403$4,034$1,129$1,452
Renters$26,017$2,168$607$781

Mississippi Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Mississippi7%7.25%

Mississippi Income Tax

StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
Mississippi3%5%

Goods & Services

ItemLucedaleNational avg.Difference
Haircut $15.00$17.4914.2%
Beauty Salon $37.75$38.171.1%
Toothpaste $1.71$2.3226.3%
Shampoo $0.83$1.0118.0%
Movie $12.51$10.7216.7%
Bowling $18.00$13.8629.9%

Groceries

ItemLucedaleNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $4.58$3.9017.4%
Fried Chicken $1.28$1.408.3%
Milk $2.40$1.9622.3%
Potatoes $4.20$3.1832.0%
Pizza $9.79$10.395.8%
Beer $9.47$9.232.6%

Health Care

ItemLucedaleNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $134.60$106.3426.6%
Doctor $117.00$115.251.5%
Dentist $113.50$98.3815.4%
Ibuprofen $9.98$9.267.8%
Lipitor $493.71$466.475.8%

Housing

ItemLucedaleNational avg.Difference
Home Price $88,000.00$184,700.0052.4%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $890.75$1,273.3230.0%
Apartment Rent $691.00$949.0027.2%

Transportation

ItemLucedaleNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.41$2.597.2%
Tire Balancing $47.74$48.902.4%

Utilities

ItemLucedaleNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$174.87$167.604.3%
Phone $178.98$163.429.5%
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.
McLain, MS44073-27%
Lucedale, MS3,02589-11%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
New Britain, PA3,02511616%
Bad Axe, MI3,02486-14%
Llano Grande, TX3,02466-34%
Hillsboro, MO3,02691-9%
Orwigsburg, PA3,02789-11%
Lucedale, MS3,02589-11%
Source: The Lucedale, MS cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2019.
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