Laredo, TX Cost of Living

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Laredo cost of living score
Less expensive
17.8% lower
than the US average
12.7% lower
than the Texas average
Laredo, Texas gets a BestPlaces Cost of Living score of 82.2, which means the total cost of housing, food, childcare, transportation, healthcare, taxes, and other necessities is 17.8% lower than the U.S. average and 12.7% higher than the average for Texas.

Laredo, TX

Housing costs in Laredo?
A typical home costs $191,700, which is 43.3% less expensive than the national average of $338,100 and 35.6% less expensive than the average Texas home, at $297,600. Renting a two-bedroom unit in Laredo 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 Laredo?
To live comfortably in Laredo, Texas, a minimum annual income of $36,720 for a family, and $34,000 for a single person is recommended.

What does A.I. say about Laredo?
Laredo, Texas boasts both affordability and exciting attractions — allowing you to get the most out of your money. Homeowners can find plenty of housing options ranging from inexpensive single family homes to luxury townhouses - while renters also have access to even more attractive deals now than ever before. Additionally, groceries and transportation expenses are relatively low when compared with other parts of the country - making Laredo an excellent option if you want stick within budget.
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Over 8 years ago

The only occupation that is growing, in my opinion, is the transportation / trucking industry. I worked in that field for 18 yrs. and take it from me, unless you are the  More

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If you like DRY, ARID HEAT, Laredo is for you. Now I'm not talking beach heat with a warm tropical breeze blowing over the palm trees and toseling your hair as you play  More

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Over 12 years ago

Laredo could be a better city if only it embraced a diverse population. It could grow into a beautiful and attrative if it did that and built the infrastructures that  More

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