Cost of Living in Austin, Texas

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

Austin cost of living is 117.4

Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.

See the Austin housing market:  Homes For Sale,  Apartments,  Single Family Rentals

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COST OF LIVINGAustinTexasUSA
  Overall11790100
  Grocery89.189.6100
  Health10197100
  Housing16182100
  Median Home Cost$299,400$151,800$185,800
  Utilities9196100
  Transportation10197100
  Miscellaneous9995100
100=National Average
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Reviews for Austin    409 Reviews
EXTREME Urban Sprawl - 2/25/2018
Recently moved here from CA but originally from NJ. I gave myself 1 year to see if I like it here. So far the answer is NO. I am out in burbs and it is still... (Read More)

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Smug town - 2/11/2018
Austin is overrated. People here are so smug about the city's reputation they don't see it's average at best. They are more interested in how food looks than in how it... (Read More)

Been here enough times to write a review - 9/19/2017
I enjoy Austin compared to other cities I've lived in and visited. I can safely say I like it better than Denver, Minneapolis, San Francisco in terms of weather and vibe... (Read More)


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