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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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  9/20/2017
Houston is hell!

If the floods don't drown you in your bed in the night, the crime rate will hit you. You may be shot in a Walmart parking lot or robbed leaving Neiman Marcus in the... (Read More)

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  9/4/2017
It's way to hot and way too humid!

Summer really lasts for about 6 months here. That would be great, except summer means horrible heat and humidity. You feel trapped.... (Read More)

 30

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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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