Cost of Living

Paragould's cost of living is 26% below the national average.

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Breakdown by Category

Breakdown by CategoryThe Cost of Living index is based on a U.S. 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 and Groceries: 15%
  • Transportation: 10%
  • Utilities: 6%
  • Healthcare: 7%
  • Miscellaneous Expenses (ex. Clothing, Services, and Entertainment): 32%

State and Local taxes are not included in any category.

Source: Sperling's Best Places