Bellaire, TX Cost of Living


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Bellaire cost of living score
96.9
Less expensive
3.1% lower
than the US average
2.9% higher
than the Texas average
Bellaire, Texas gets a BestPlaces Cost of Living score of 96.9, which means the total cost of housing, food, childcare, transportation, healthcare, taxes, and other necessities is 3.1% lower than the U.S. average and 2.9% lower than the average for Texas.

Bellaire, TX

Housing costs in Bellaire?
A typical home costs $923,500, which is 173.1% more expensive than the national average of $338,100 and 210.3% more expensive than the average Texas home, at $297,600. Renting a two-bedroom unit in Bellaire costs $1,990 per month, which is 39.2% more than the national average of $1,430 and 35.7% more than the state average of $1,280.

Can I afford Bellaire?
To live comfortably in Bellaire, Texas, a minimum annual income of $177,120 for a family, and $66,800 for a single person is recommended.

What does A.I. say about Bellaire?
The cost of living in Bellaire, TX is relatively high compared to other areas within the Houston metropolitan area. It has one of the highest median home prices in the region at $682,000, and it also has higher than average costs for goods and services due to its affluent population. The overall cost of living index is 139.4, which is higher than both the Texas average (92.5) and the national average (100). Despite these higher costs, many people still flock to Bellaire because of its excellent school system, safe neighborhoods, and close proximity to downtown Houston.
   Cost of living score
     CategoriesBellaireTexasUnited States
  96.994.2100.0
  110.893.7100
  95.1100.0100.0
  315.983.5100.0
  $923,500$297,600$338,100
  96.4%99.2%100.0%
  113.4103.3100.0
  105.583.2100.0

   100=National Average

   Average Rent by Bedroom Size
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Some of the staff at West University Elementary let horrible children do whatever they want and treated them like innocent people instead of taking them to the  More

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Over 12 years ago

Great place to have a Business..Close knit community..Very visible Police, but a tidy city... Children's Collections 5219 Bellaire Blvd. Bellaire, Tx 7740   More

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Over 14 years ago

This is a small town in a big city. The politics is narrow. The noise and congestion of the freeway makes being outside uneasily peaceful. I am close to cultural  More

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