Shreveport, LA Cost of Living

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Shreveport cost of living score
Less expensive
22.3% lower
than the US average
13.6% lower
than the Louisiana average
Shreveport, Louisiana gets a BestPlaces Cost of Living score of 77.7, which means the total cost of housing, food, childcare, transportation, healthcare, taxes, and other necessities is 22.3% lower than the U.S. average and 13.6% higher than the average for Louisiana.

Shreveport, LA

Housing costs in Shreveport?
A typical home costs $153,800, which is 54.5% less expensive than the national average of $338,100 and 16.8% less expensive than the average Louisiana home, at $184,800. Renting a two-bedroom unit in Shreveport costs $980 per month, which is 31.5% cheaper than the national average of $1,430 and 2.0% cheaper than the state average of $1,000.

Can I afford Shreveport?
To live comfortably in Shreveport, Louisiana, a minimum annual income of $29,520 for a family, and $33,200 for a single person is recommended.

What does A.I. say about Shreveport?
Shreveport, LA is one of the most affordable places to live in the US. The cost of living index hovers close to the national average due to inexpensive rents and low utilities rates. Residents can enjoy plenty of outdoor activities such as golfing or camping without breaking their budget!
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The pace of its death is picking up. A place that should be moving forward is following the path of Rust belt cities that died. Downtown has potential, but the  More

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Over 4 years ago

I Love Driving By Shreveport, Buildings do look beautiful, it is truly a great city, my favorite thing is the people. What loses the last star is that I did not visit  More

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Over 5 years ago

Shreveport is dying a slow painful death. If you are thinking of relocating here; I would not advise it. Since moving back twenty years ago, I have watch the town  More

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