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Louisiana Cost of Living (LA)

The cost of living in Louisiana (LA) is lower than the nationwide average. The average yearly pay in Louisiana is $44,008.00, which is lower than the U.S. average annual salary by $5,800.00. The consumer price index (CPI) of 220 in Louisiana is 5.58% lower than the U.S. city average CPI of 233. The sales tax is 4.00%.

The CPI calculation is based on a statistical model that takes into account some of the major personal consumption categories such as healthcare, transportation, housing, education and food, in addition to the average Louisiana annual salary, sales tax rates and the regional consumer price index.


Louisiana Consumer Price Index (CPI):
CPI
Louisiana
220
U.S. City Average
233
Average Annual Pay:
U.S. Dollars
Louisiana
$44,008
U.S. City Average
$49,808
Consumption Categories in Louisiana versus National Average:
Category Percentage Versus National Average
Education -27.92%
75.68%
0%
Healthcare -0.29%
0.79%
0%
Groceries 16.00%
0%
43.37%
Rent -10.85%
29.41%
0%
Mortgage -33.54%
90.91%
0%
Electricity 4.86%
0%
13.17%
Gasoline -4.21%
11.41%
0%


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