Harlingen, Texas gets a BestPlaces Cost of Living index of 74.9, which means the total cost of housing, food, child care, transportation, health care, taxes, and other necessities is 25.1 percent lower than the U.S. average and 20.5 percent higher than the average for Texas.
A typical home costs $164,000, which is 51.5 percent less expensive than the national average of $338,100 and 44.9 percent less expensive than the average Texas home, at $297,600. Renting a two-bedroom unit in Harlingen costs $920 per month, which is 35.7 percent more than the national average of $1,430 and 39.1 percent more than the state average of $1,280.
To live comfortably in Harlingen, Texas, a minimum annual income of $31,320 for a family, and $29,200 for a single person is recommended.
Our cost of living indices are based on a US average of 100. An amount below 100 means Harlingen is cheaper than the US average. A cost of living index above 100 means Harlingen, Texas is more expensive.
Harlingen cost of living is 74.9