Cost of Living

PARAGOULD'S COST OF LIVING IS 26% BELOW THE NATIONAL AVERAGE

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Breakdown by Category

cost of living by category


The Cost of Living index is based on a US average of 100. Any amount below 100 is less expensive than the national average; any amount above 100 is more expensive than the national average.

The total of all cost of living categories weighed subjectively as following:
  • Housing: 30%
  • Food & Groceries: 15%
  • Transportation: 10%
  • Utilities: 6%
  • Healthcare: 7%
  • Miscellaneous Expenses (ex. Clothing, Services, & Entertainment): 32%

State and Local taxes are not included in any category.

Source: Sperling's Best Places