College Station, Texas gets a BestPlaces Cost of Living index of 88.5, which means the total cost of housing, food, child care, transportation, health care, taxes, and other necessities is 11.5 percent lower than the U.S. average and 6.4 percent higher than the average for Texas.
A typical home costs $313,400, which is -7.9 percent less expensive than the national average of $338,100 and 5.0 percent more expensive than the average Texas home, at $297,600. Renting a two-bedroom unit in College Station costs $1,060 per month, which is 34.9 percent less than the national average of $1,430 and 20.8 percent less than the state average of $1,280.
To live comfortably in College Station, Texas, a minimum annual income of $60,120 for a family, and $37,600 for a single person is recommended.
Our cost of living indices are based on a US average of 100. An amount below 100 means College Station is cheaper than the US average. A cost of living index above 100 means College Station, Texas is more expensive.
College Station cost of living is 88.5