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 130.0

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
  Overall130102100
  Grocery88.796.6100
  Health9295100
  Housing18599100
  Median Home Cost$346,500$184,900$216,200
  Utilities9999100
  Transportation131119100
  Miscellaneous10096100
100=National Average
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    Nasty s***hole - 10/2/2018
    I used to live in Dall-ass and have been to Austin 6 times over the span of 10 years. We recently reconsidered relocating to Austin. My sister graduated from UT,... Read More

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    Incredible site - incorrect statistics - 10/2/2018
    I have a hard time finding this website credible when it states the Jewish population in Austin is 0.00%. This is obviously incorrect. Id also like to note both the... Read More

    Illegal Crime Mecca - 9/13/2018
    I lived in Austin from 2008-2014 and I can not recommend it. It changed dramatically during that time period and none of it was good. It did have some character,... Read More


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