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Overall 8%
Goods & Services 7%
Housing 100%
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The cost of living index is based on a national average of 100. For example, if the cost of living is 90, then it is 10% lower than average. If the cost of living is 110, then it is 10% higher than average. The breakdown for each index is as follows: goods & services (33%), groceries (13%), health care (5%), housing (30%), transportation (9%) and utilities (10%). If the cost of living data was unavailable for this city, estimates based upon nearby cities were used.
IndexRiver BendMissouriNational
Cost of living9290100
Goods & Services9394100
Groceries9098100
Health care9096100
Housingn/a78100
Transportation8694100
Utilities9895100

Key findings

  • The cost of living in River Bend is 2% higher than the Missouri average
  • The cost of living in River Bend is 8% lower than the national average
  • River Bend housing is 2% lower than the national average
  • Missouri general sales tax is 17% lower than the national average
  • Missouri state income tax is 39% 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$0$0$0$0
      Renters$0$0$0$0

      Missouri Sales Tax

      StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
      Missouri4.225%10.85%

      Missouri Income Tax

      StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
      Missouri1.5%5.4%

      Goods & Services

      ItemRiver BendNational avg.Difference
      Haircut $18.73$20.277.6%
      Beauty Salon $32.79$40.3918.8%
      Toothpaste $1.70$2.3627.8%
      Shampoo $1.02$1.085.5%
      Movie $10.95$10.990.3%
      Bowling $15.40$15.490.6%

      Groceries

      ItemRiver BendNational avg.Difference
      Ground Beef $3.86$4.3010.3%
      Fried Chicken $1.56$1.4011.7%
      Milk $2.26$2.202.6%
      Potatoes $2.56$3.2220.5%
      Pizza $10.29$10.744.2%
      Beer $8.97$9.606.6%

      Health Care

      ItemRiver BendNational avg.Difference
      Optometrist $89.00$109.7318.9%
      Doctor $87.49$118.3426.1%
      Dentist $97.13$100.943.8%
      Ibuprofen $9.26$9.936.7%
      Lipitor $475.56$469.531.3%

      Housing

      ItemRiver BendNational avg.Difference
      Home Price $0.00$184,700.00100.0%
      Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,151.15$1,229.626.4%
      Apartment Rent $0.00$949.00100.0%

      Transportation

      ItemRiver BendNational avg.Difference
      Gasoline $2.38$2.7112.2%
      Tire Balancing $43.20$51.8616.7%

      Utilities

      ItemRiver BendNational avg.Difference
      All Electricity$159.70$170.846.5%
      Phone $193.33$187.183.3%
      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

      CityPopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
      Mosby, MO2047723.3%
      Excelsior Estates, MO2037723.2%
      Ferrelview, MO3737921.4%
      Homestead, MO1627920.9%
      Randolph, MO227920.7%
      River Bend, MO1928.2%

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      Cave, MO11010.9%
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      River Bend, MO1928.2%
      Source: This data reflects 2021 and was released from C2ER in January, 2022; this is the most current data available.