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 212 in Louisiana is 5.36% lower than the U.S. city average CPI of 224.
This is calculated by averaging the information about the major
metropolitan areas of the state and not by taking the state cost
of living information directly. The factors in the calculation
include the average Louisiana annual salary, Louisiana
tax rates and the regional Louisiana consumer price index.