Western Hills And Yarborough 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.
IndexWestern Hills And YarboroughShreveportLouisiana
Cost of living index878892
IndexWestern Hills And YarboroughShreveportLouisiana
Goods & Services index919196
Groceries index979798
Health care index10110198
Housing index727581
Transportation index979799
Utilities index878788
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  • The cost of living in Western Hills And Yarborough is 5% lower than the Shreveport average.
  • The cost of living in Western Hills And Yarborough is 13% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Western Hills And Yarborough is 28% lower than the national average.
  • Louisiana general sales tax is 13% 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)
Household$53,695$4,475$1,253$1,611

Louisiana Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Louisiana4.45%11.45%

Louisiana Income Tax

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

Goods & Services

ItemShreveportNational avg.Difference
Haircut $16.50$17.495.7%
Beauty Salon $33.67$38.1711.8%
Toothpaste $1.86$2.3219.9%
Shampoo $1.07$1.015.7%
Movie $10.72$10.720.0%
Bowling $16.25$13.8617.2%

Groceries

ItemShreveportNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $4.46$3.9014.4%
Fried Chicken $1.22$1.4012.6%
Milk $2.07$1.965.5%
Potatoes $2.74$3.1813.9%
Pizza $9.73$10.396.4%
Beer $9.50$9.232.9%

Health Care

ItemShreveportNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $79.14$106.3425.6%
Doctor $101.25$115.2512.1%
Dentist $113.00$98.3814.9%
Ibuprofen $9.57$9.263.3%
Lipitor $488.52$466.474.7%

Housing

ItemShreveportNational avg.Difference
Home Price $133,600.00$184,700.0027.7%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,000.09$1,273.3221.5%
Apartment Rent $764.00$949.0019.5%

Transportation

ItemShreveportNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.37$2.598.5%
Tire Balancing $53.44$48.909.3%

Utilities

ItemShreveportNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$131.77$167.6021.4%
Phone $177.34$163.428.5%
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.
Waskom, TX2,05580-20%
Mooringsport, LA72280-20%
Benton, LA1,90982-18%
Lakeview, LA1,26784-16%
Greenwood, LA3,21486-14%
Shreveport, LA198,57188-12%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Akron, OH198,50884-16%
Huntington Beach, CA198,72416969%
Glendale, CA197,89516565%
Little Rock, AR197,64093-7%
Amarillo, TX197,57084-16%
Shreveport, LA198,57188-12%
Source: The Western Hills And Yarborough, Shreveport, LA cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2019.
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