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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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  7/11/2017
A Big, Hot City

I'll start in saying that I don't like living in Houston and am very much looking forward to moving. In fact, I've become almost obsessive about finding the "perfect"... (Read More)

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  7/7/2017
Best city I've lived in

I was born and raised in Houston, lived in Denver, Colorado for 3 years, Austin, Texas for 8 years and now, San Diego, California for 2 years and I can't wait to get... (Read More)

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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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