El Paso, TX Cost of Living

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El Paso cost of living score
Less expensive
18.1% lower
than the US average
13.1% lower
than the Texas average
El Paso, Texas gets a BestPlaces Cost of Living score of 81.9, which means the total cost of housing, food, childcare, transportation, healthcare, taxes, and other necessities is 18.1% lower than the U.S. average and 13.1% higher than the average for Texas.

El Paso, TX

Housing costs in El Paso?
A typical home costs $195,600, which is 42.1% less expensive than the national average of $338,100 and 34.3% less expensive than the average Texas home, at $297,600. Renting a two-bedroom unit in El Paso costs $1,060 per month, which is 25.9% cheaper than the national average of $1,430 and 20.8% cheaper than the state average of $1,280.

Can I afford El Paso?
To live comfortably in El Paso, Texas, a minimum annual income of $37,440 for a family, and $36,000 for a single person is recommended.

What does A.I. say about El Paso?
El Paso, Texas is a great option for anyone looking to live in the US without breaking their budget. With a wide range of housing options, from single-family homes to luxury apartments, it's easy to find something that fits your lifestyle and budget. Additionally, groceries and transportation expenses are much lower than in other cities - making El Paso an ideal place for those trying to stretch their dollar.
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El Paso has been my home for the majority of my life. I have raised a family here, and have most of my relatives here in town. Through the years, I have noticed how EP  More

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I lived in El Paso most of my life, over 40 yrs! I think this city has grown too much and the crime is growing with it. It is a dirty city and people don't care where  More

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El Paso Texas might not be a mega-metropolis with the New York and LA style entertainment, but here are some Pros about this bi-national, multi-cultural mid-sized city.   More

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