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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 Dallas, Texas is cheaper than the US average. A cost of living index above 100 means Dallas, Texas is more expensive.

Dallas, Texas cost of living is 95.20.

Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
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  COST OF LIVINGDallas, TexasUnited States
  Overall  95100
  Grocery  97.6100
  Health  117100
  Housing  80100
  Utilities  120100
  Transportation  99100
  Miscellaneous  100100

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Dallas is overrated

I lived in Dallas for almost 10 years. I'm from Florida. Dallas is a good place to explore dining options and for work experience, but that's it. Like one reviewer... (Read More)



Cultural wasteland

Moved to DFW in 2011 with the intention of setting here for good. Dallas Fort Worth has a great business environment, better weather than Chicago, and a lower cost of... (Read More)



I would weigh my options before moving here

I have now lived in Dallas for 3 years and I have tried to like it here. I am not going to complain about the heat, I am from the deep deep South so the heat is nothing... (Read More)



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