Mount Olive 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.
IndexMount OliveMississippiNational
Cost of living index7884100
IndexMount OliveMississippiNational
Goods & Services index8794100
Groceries index10394100
Health care index9091100
Housing index4563100
Transportation index9190100
Utilities index9595100
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  • The cost of living in Mount Olive is 8% lower than the Mississippi average.
  • The cost of living in Mount Olive is 22% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Mount Olive is 55% 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$41,591$3,466$970$1,248
      Renters$0$0$0$0

      Mississippi Sales Tax

      StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
      Mississippi7%7.25%

      Mississippi Income Tax

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

      Goods & Services

      ItemMount OliveNational avg.Difference
      Haircut $17.78$17.491.7%
      Beauty Salon $31.38$38.1717.8%
      Toothpaste $2.24$2.323.5%
      Shampoo $0.99$1.012.2%
      Movie $10.97$10.722.3%
      Bowling $15.00$13.868.2%

      Groceries

      ItemMount OliveNational avg.Difference
      Ground Beef $3.46$3.9011.3%
      Fried Chicken $1.35$1.403.3%
      Milk $2.27$1.9615.7%
      Potatoes $3.97$3.1824.7%
      Pizza $10.49$10.390.9%
      Beer $9.39$9.231.7%

      Health Care

      ItemMount OliveNational avg.Difference
      Optometrist $98.59$106.347.3%
      Doctor $95.00$115.2517.6%
      Dentist $91.00$98.387.5%
      Ibuprofen $9.18$9.260.9%
      Lipitor $419.86$466.4710.0%

      Housing

      ItemMount OliveNational avg.Difference
      Home Price $64,400.00$184,700.0065.1%
      Avg. Mortgage Payment $907.17$1,273.3228.8%
      Apartment Rent $662.00$949.0030.2%

      Transportation

      ItemMount OliveNational avg.Difference
      Gasoline $2.35$2.599.2%
      Tire Balancing $45.38$48.907.2%

      Utilities

      ItemMount OliveNational avg.Difference
      All Electricity$154.94$167.607.6%
      Phone $178.05$163.429.0%
      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.
      Collins, MS2,55778-22%
      Mize, MS22179-21%
      Taylorsville, MS1,53481-19%
      Mendenhall, MS2,68383-17%
      Magee, MS4,38383-17%
      Mount Olive, MS1,00378-22%

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      City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
      Addison (Webster Springs), WV1,00378-22%
      Boyceville, WI1,00388-12%
      Cedar Ridge, CA1,00311111%
      Grapeview, WA1,00311414%
      Buras, LA1,00387-13%
      Mount Olive, MS1,00378-22%
      Source: The Mount Olive, MS cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2019.