Sugar Land, TX Cost of Living


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Sugar Land cost of living score
108.1
More expensive
8.1% higher
than the US average
14.8% higher
than the Texas average
Sugar Land, Texas gets a BestPlaces Cost of Living score of 108.1, which means the total cost of housing, food, childcare, transportation, healthcare, taxes, and other necessities is 8.1% higher than the U.S. average and 14.8% higher than the average for Texas.

Sugar Land, TX

Housing costs in Sugar Land?
A typical home costs $423,600, which is 25.3% more expensive than the national average of $338,100 and 42.3% more expensive than the average Texas home, at $297,600. Renting a two-bedroom unit in Sugar Land costs $1,920 per month, which is 34.3% more than the national average of $1,430 and 33.3% more than the state average of $1,280.

Can I afford Sugar Land?
To live comfortably in Sugar Land, Texas, a minimum annual income of $81,000 for a family, and $64,400 for a single person is recommended.

What does A.I. say about Sugar Land?
Sugar Land has an affordable cost of living with a median home value standing just under $310,000 and rent for a one-bedroom apartment going for about $1124 per month on average. Public transportation fares usually cost no more than three dollars each way while utility bills usually run to roughly sixty five dollars a month on average for electricity use.
   Cost of living score
     CategoriesSugar LandTexasUnited States
  108.194.2100.0
  102.393.7100
  97.3100.0100.0
  124.183.5100.0
  $423,600$297,600$338,100
  101.0%99.2%100.0%
  121.2103.3100.0
  108.583.2100.0

   100=National Average

   Average Rent by Bedroom Size
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Over 7 years ago

Trust me, Houston and its crime has caught up with Sugar Land in the past 10 years. I've been here for over 25 years, and when we came here there was hardly any mention  More

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I'd like to start by saying I hope that some of the situations in some of the other posts are isolated incidents. Also, I am qualifying this post with: I haven't been a  More

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Since we moved to Sugar land 15 years ago it has grown tremendously. The quality of life has improved, with more places to go and things to do in the area. Property  More

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