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Our cost of living indices are based on a US average of 100. An amount below 100 means New Orleans, Louisiana is cheaper than the US average. A cost of living index above 100 means New Orleans, Louisiana is more expensive.

Overall, New Orleans, Louisiana cost of living is 99.00.

  COST OF LIVINGNew Orleans, LouisianaUnited States
  Overall  99100
  Grocery  98100
  Health  92100
  Housing  100100
  Utilities  89100
  Transportation  101100
  Miscellaneous  101100


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