Meridian Station 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.
IndexMeridian StationMississippiNational
Cost of living index10382100
IndexMeridian StationMississippiNational
Goods & Services index8389100
Groceries index9994100
Health care index9191100
Housing index14163100
Transportation index8591100
Utilities index8589100

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  • The cost of living in Meridian Station is 26% higher than the Mississippi average.
  • The cost of living in Meridian Station is 3% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Meridian Station is 41% higher 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$0$0$0$0
Renters$61,389$5,116$1,432$1,842

Mississippi Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Mississippi7%7.25%

Mississippi Income Tax

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

Goods & Services

ItemMeridian StationNational avg.Difference
Haircut $15.06$16.096.4%
Beauty Salon $33.57$37.3310.1%
Toothpaste $2.30$2.455.9%
Shampoo $0.87$1.0012.7%
Movie $10.24$10.280.4%
Bowling $4.50$4.938.8%

Groceries

ItemMeridian StationNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $4.11$3.808.1%
Fried Chicken $1.05$1.4024.6%
Milk $2.64$2.0131.7%
Potatoes $3.38$3.0112.3%
Pizza $8.66$9.8912.4%
Beer $9.69$8.908.9%

Health Care

ItemMeridian StationNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $82.61$102.1619.1%
Doctor $85.87$108.3620.8%
Dentist $88.99$92.533.8%
Ibuprofen $10.04$9.288.2%
Lipitor $389.81$425.828.5%

Housing

ItemMeridian StationNational avg.Difference
Home Price $0.00$184,700.00100.0%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $904.98$1,202.4424.7%
Apartment Rent $1,339.00$949.0041.1%

Transportation

ItemMeridian StationNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $1.94$2.2413.4%
Tire Balancing $37.53$46.2918.9%

Utilities

ItemMeridian StationNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$141.08$165.9615.0%
Phone $24.67$28.6814.0%
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.
Lauderdale, MS88187-13%
Toomsuba, MS94266-34%
Collinsville, MS1,82079-21%
Cuba, AL49675-25%
Meridian, MS40,09477-23%
Meridian Station, MS6231033%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Friendsville, MD62387-13%
New Haven, OH62386-14%
New Albin, IA62381-19%
Tierra Amarilla, NM62311414%
Etna Green, IN62386-14%
Meridian Station, MS6231033%
Source: The Meridian Station, MS cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2017.