Cost of Living

Residents of the Alexandria have an affordable housing market and low unemployment, factors that combine to provide a higher quality of life. Alexandria residents enjoy a cost of living that’s only 88.90% of the US average. Property values in the region have remained stable or continued to grow despite the national real estate crash. With median home prices ranging from $133,190 to $153,474, the American dream of home ownership is well within reach in our region.

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

Overall, Alexandria, Louisiana cost of living is 88.90.

Overall 89 100
Grocery 94.4 100
Health 93 100
Housing 73 100
Utilities 86 100
Transportation 98 100
Miscellaneous 99 100