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  COST OF LIVING OVERVIEW
  

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

Houston, Texas cost of living is 102.30.

Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
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  COST OF LIVINGHouston, TexasUnited States
  Overall  102100
  Grocery  84.2100
  Health  97100
  Housing  118100
  Utilities  93100
  Transportation  96100
  Miscellaneous  100100

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  6/25/2017
Not so bad, if you choose the right area...

Houston is a diverse city, but there are some changes that will only come with age and continued diversity. There is little to no public transportation outside of the... (Read More)

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  5/29/2017
Don't be fooled by the diversity!

Don't be fooled by Houston's diversity. A majority of white people in the area adore Donald Trump, as estimates point out that Trump won ~70% of the white vote in Harris... (Read More)

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  12/28/2016
Please read FIRST if you are thinking of moving he

Hi all, thank you for your truth about Houston. I'm originally from Cali but have lived all over the US. Unfortunately I have been in Houston for many years and can't... (Read More)

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