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Cost of Living

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

Overall, Arlington, Texas cost of living is 93.20.

  COST OF LIVINGArlington, TexasUnited States
  Overall  93100
  Grocery  97.7100
  Health  104100
  Housing  76100
  Utilities  108100
  Transportation  100100
  Miscellaneous  102100


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Living in Arlington
I have lived in Arlington, Tx for the past 8 1/2 years, as far as living, Arlington is a beautiful city once you get around to the entire city. yes, there are patts of... (read more)
re: My foreign adventure - 4/1/2012
Yep, you got the Arlington/dallas/ft worth area right when you describe them as snobby and judgmental. I lived there with "family" for three years and was only as... (read more)
Long, dry, hot summers, Average Temp 100-103. Great but short fall and spring. Winter very mild with occasional cold snaps around late January to late... (read more)
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Arlington Tx
Quality of life is fine but its boring and a city for someone raising a... (read more)
There's nice parts of Arlington, just as well as bad parts but the rel place to be is downtown where there is six flags, dallas cowboys stadium, and... (read more)
Arlington is a Toxic Gasland
If your motto is "drill, baby drill", then Arlington is the place for you. In fact, if you live here, you most likely will be blessed with a gas drilling pad site right... (read more)
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